Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe


UNITED STATES HELSINKI COMMISSION

An independant agency of the United States Government charged with monitoring and encouraging compliance with the Helsinki Final Act and other commitments of the 55 countries participating in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

Briefings


BRIEFING: THE CRITICAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN CHECHNYA

April 24, 2003 - 2200 Rayburn House Office Building

Official Transcript:



Witnesses:

Name Title Affiliation
Ron McNamara Deputy Chief of Staff Helsinki Commission
Bela Tsugaeva Information Manager World Vision, Nazran, Ingushetia
Eliza Moussaeva Director of the Ingushetia Office Memorial Human Rights Center
Maureen Greenwood Advocacy Director for Europe and Eurasia Amnesty International

Countries

Russian Federation

Issues

Conflict Prevention/Rehabilitation
International Humanitarian Law
Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons
Military Aspects of Security
National Minorities
OSCE Institutions/Structures/Meetings
Prevention of Torture
Right of Peaceful Assembly
Rule of Law/Independence of Judiciary


   
 

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