About Committee

Public organization "Committee for the Defence of Human Rights of the Republic of Tatarstan", the first non-governmental organization the Republic of Tatarstan (RT).

The organization was created in December 1995. The official status of a public organization bought in 1996, was registered on February 16, 1996 year. The organization of more than 50 people. Of these, five doctors, four kandidat, 40% of members are women. Professional Staff : 30% of lawyers, 20% of journalists. In 2000, the advisory board member of our organization, the candidate of legal sciences R. Vagizov was elected the first Public Council on Human Rights Ombudsman in the Republic of Tatarstan. The units are: Coordinating Board Advisory Council, branches in many parts of the republic of Tatarstan, a commission to protect the rights of women and youth, the press service, legal service, a full representation of Nizhnekamsk, Elabuzhskom, Zelenodolskom areas of the Republic of Tatarstan.

The organization has implemented 18 projects supported by international funds, the Directorate of the Council of Europe, European Union, the President of the Russian Federation to promote the development of civil society and human rights.

Directory of the Committee's Activities:

  • Monitoring of human rights
  • Publications pertaining to human rights
  • Public Education in human rights issues
  • Protection of human rights in courts
  • Protection of women' rights
  • Protection of prisoners' rights
  • Protection of childrens' rights
  • Protection of infants' rights
  • Protection of the rights of journalism
  • Protection of nature and the environment
  • Public examination of current legal laws
  • Support of free legal assistance
The social organization: "The Committee for Protection of Human Rights in Tatarstan"is a noncommercial, nongovernmental, nonpolitical organization and is supported through the largess of public and private donations. We will gladly establish a partnership of cooperationwith any organization,or individuals, who profess an activeinterest in the defense of the liberties of human rights.

Our address:
Office 125, House 34a, Sibirsky tract str.,
Kazan, Tatarstan Republic, Russia, 420029

Mailing address : 420061, Kazan, Russia, Post box: 162
Phone: +7 (843) 273-92-52 Fax : +7 (843) 272-27-58