PUBLICATIONS

RPO “Human being and Law” provides a regular issue of publishing: this literature is interesting both for the staff of ministries and departments, and citizens, who are interested in observation of rights and freedoms.

“Rights of the Child, who entered into conflict with the law» and «Rights of the child, suffered from abuse, crimes, violence «.

Publications were issued by regional public organization «Human being and Law» and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Mari El within the framework of the project «The observation of child’s rights is future of the country.» Publications are directed at inspectors of departments for juveniles of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, investigators, social pedagogues, public prosecutor’s office, personnel of the Ministry of Education, lawyers, children and their parents. These publications are used by above-mentioned specialists to protect the rights of children.

Course of informational activities for police officers “The observation of human rights in the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The observation of rights of vulnerable groups of population”.

The methodological booklet was issued by regional public organization «Human being and Law» and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Mari El within the framework of the project “Police and problems of racism and intolerance, victims of violence, minors”. This booklet contains the following programs of informational materials: “Human rights in the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs”, “Role of the State, especially the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in protection of women, suffered from family violence”, “Tolerance in actions of bodies of authority”, “Rights of minors and police”. All programs are recommended to teachers of Educational Centre of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Mari El. The programs were also appreciated by reviewers – PhDs, who have a specialization in these questions in the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Samara, Perm, Saint-Petersburg, and Moscow.

Course of informational activities for police officers “The observation of human rights in the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The observation of rights of vulnerable groups of population”.

The methodological booklet and course of informational activities was issued by regional public organization «Human being and Law» and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Mari El with a financial support of the Embassy of the Netherlands within the framework of the project “Police and problems of racism and intolerance, victims of violence, minors”. The booklet is directed at teachers of institutions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, personnel of NGOs, who conduct informational activities for the personnel of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, employees of personnel departments of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Brochure «5 years of collaboration. Best practices».

The brochure was issued by regional public organization «Human being and Law» and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Mari El. It contains main directions of the joint work on observation of the rights and freedoms of citizens (long-term projects, campaigns, participation of human rights defenders in the work of the Public Council), different value judgments about joint work of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Mari El Republic and RPO «Human being and Law», results of collaboration of two such different structures.

«If you are detained by the police…».

The booklet contains information about duties of police personnel during the process of detention and your rights, and also information about behavior in the following cases:

If you are detained for committing administrative delicts.

If you are detained on suspicion of committing a crime.

If you are suffered form unwarranted violence.

If the court chose arrest as a preventive measure with reference to you and you were transferred from the short-term detention facility to the pre-trial detention center.

The booklet has contact information of organizations and representatives of bodies of authority of the Republic of Mari El, who will react in cases of violations of human rights.

«If your child got into trouble».

The booklet was issued for parents of the minor, who was detained by the personnel of law-enforcement agencies or was interrogated. Legal advice will prompt you how to act in a similar situation.

«Every child is free from violent treatment».

The booklet will be useful both for children and adults. It sets out in simple way the articles of the Constitution of Russia, the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, concerning inadmissibility of humiliation and abuse of the child. Legal advice on what to do and where to go will help parents and guardians to rehabilitate violated rights of the child. Read in pdf

«Rights of the child in school».

This booklet contains all the rights of children of school age:

— right to respect for human dignity;- right to labour;

— right to appeal to the court;
— right to respect for private life;
— right to form public associations, organizations of pupils;

— right to conduct meetings during extracurricular time;

— right to information;
— right of property;
— right to freedom of movement.

«Freedom of speech and right to information in places of detention».

The booklet was specially developed for the convicted from places of detention and clarifies their right to freedom to seek, receive, transfer and disseminate information, the right to express their opinions, submit complaints and suggestions to the Administration. The booklet lists the articles of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the Penitentiary Code of Russia, regulating above-mentioned rights.

«Right to respect for private and family life in places of detention».

The booklet was developed for the convicted from places of detention  and contains a list of articles of the European Convention and Constitution of the Russian Federation, which guarantee the right to respect for private and family life. This right includes the secret of mail, the right to telephone calls, social relations with close relatives and society, the right to medical secrecy.

«Anyone can be a victim of crime!!!»

The booklet explains how the state has protected the rights of victims of crime. There are excerpts from the articles of the Criminal Procedure Code and the Constitution of the Russian Federation, which guarantee access to justice, compensation for damages and require employees of state bodies to explain the rights to victims and observe the implementation of these rights.

«Freedom from cruel, inhuman degrading treatment or punishment in places of detention».

The booklet was developed for the convicted from places of detention, and contains several articles of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the European Convention, which explain that nobody can be subjected to the cruel and degrading treatment and punishment, without taking into consideration where the person is and what crime he has committed. Besides, there are different examples of protection mechanisms in cases of cruel treatment or punishment.

«Observation of the right to fair trial in places of detention”.

The booklet will be useful for the convicted from places of detention. It revealed the notion of fair trial which includes: access to justice, independent and unbiased court established by law, adversarial principle and «equality of arms», public hearing and trial within a reasonable time. The booklet contains advice of lawyers, who explain what documents must be attached to the complaint and point to other effective remedies the convicted can use.

«Call center police is listening to you”.

The booklet contains a description of the same name large event, held from 17 to 28 March 2008 year on the territory of the Republic of Mari El. The action was a part of the project «Human rights and police», it was developed by personnel of the department of information and communication of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Mari El and regional public organization “Human being and Law”. The publication contains information on the purposes of managers of competitions and events, conducted within the frames of the action.

“Internal regulations of pre-trial detention facilities”.

Collection of rules of law for the suspects from pre-trial detention facilities, taking into account changes in internal regulations of pre-trial detention facilities of the correctional system of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, includes rules of admission and placement of suspects and defendants in the cells, the submission of suspects and defendants’ proposals, applications, complaints, health and medical facilities, conducting meetings, worship and etc.

“Together…”

It is a collection of materials and developments of social projects implemented in Novotroitsk correction colony of the Republic of Mari El. The booklet contains materials, covering the history and experience of social projects on the work with minors and staff of the colonies for juveniles, the development of the project by participants. This booklet can be used by the personnel of correction colonies and public organizations for the rehabilitation of minors from correction colonies and other closed institutions.