Russia's Dark Reality: Neglecting Human Rights | The Gaze
'It is Russia's actions that render it unfit for membership in the Human Rights Council', – Robert Wood said. Despite the dictatorial regime's attempts to gain the seat, the Human Rights Council insisted on isolating the federation because it openly continues to commit massive war crimes. In the temporarily occupied territories, the invaders use terror to force people to Russian citizenship, blackmail disloyal Ukrainians, depriving them of access to basic needs. There is also persecution of dissidents, opposition politicians, journalists, lawyers and human rights activists in the Federation itself. Wrongful detentions and forced mobilisation, lack of freedom of speech and democratic elections – this is today's Russia. More details – learn in our story.