The conviction of the historian, Yuri A. Some of Mr. He was found not guilty of illegal arms possession and of exploitation of children for the production of pornography. Because of the long period of time Mr. Dmitriev has been held in pretrial detention, he should be released by the end of the year. Petersburg and co-author of a book with Mr.
child pornography – The Russian Reader
Today, the number of homeless children in Russia is estimated to be between one and five million. Despite these shocking figures, the issue hardly appears on the political or public agenda. While government policy toward homeless children continues to be executed sporadically and essentially irresponsibly, the proportion of the Russian population living outside the law continues to grow, portending the possibility of a future crisis. The prevalence of homeless children is a social and cultural phenomenon that generally a rises during periods of acute social, economic, and political instability, such as international military conflicts, civil wars, famines, and in the wake of natural disasters. In the modern world, this phenomenon is most commonly related to economic crisis and the prevalence of poverty, domestic violence, and child abuse. Problems such as these cause guardians to kick children out or bring about children running away voluntarily. A critical mass of homeless children is, unequivocally, a symptom of erosion at every level of society, from family structures to major government institutions.
Russian Historian Who Found Stalin-Era Graves Is Convicted
States parties shall take all appropriate legislative, administrative, social and educational measures to protect the child from all forms of physical and mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment These rights are interlocking, and their violation has a compounding effect, consigning these children to truncated lives in a permanent underclass. This chapter address the legal basis of these rights, in the major international human rights instruments to which Russia is a party, in non-binding international standards pertaining to medical ethics, disability, mental illness and the treatment of juveniles in detention, and in Russian law. Abandonment and Disability as a Basis for Invidious Discrimination.
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