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HFHR comments on proposed amendment to Drug Abuse Prevention Act

The Ministry of Health has opened public consultations on the proposal of an amendment to the Drug Abuse Prevention Act. The amendment aims to curb the manufacture and sales of so-called “legal highs”.

Head of the Human Rights Center “Memorial” in Grozny detained – HFHR’s statement

Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights expresses its deep concern regarding the detention of a human rights defender in Chechnya, the head of the Chechen center of the Human Rights Center “Memorial” of Oyuba Titiev.

Amended Mental Health Protection Act to improve situation of incapacitated persons

An amendment to the Mental Health Protection Act entered into force on 1 January 2018. The basic purpose of the amendment is to implement judgments of the European Court of Human Rights and of the Constitutional Tribunal that concern the placement of legally incapacitated persons in state-run nursing homes.


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