Punitive psychiatry in Russia: back to the USSR?

Bulat Mukhamedzhanov on the risks of political abuse of psychiatry

Torture in Russia: Who is to blame and what is to be done?

Bulat Mukhamedzhanov outlines what needs to be done to better prevent torture in Russia

The ongoing fight for protection from domestic violence in Russia

Bulat Mukhamedzhanov on the continuous schism between supporters and opponents of the domestic violence law in Russia

Who pays for torture in Russia’s prisons?

Bulat Mukhamedzhanov considers why the Russian authorities have resorted to aggressively prosecuting former law enforcement officers

Russia’s doctors fight for their right to be fallible

Bulat Mukhamedzhanov considers recent disputes between Russia’s investigative committee and the country’s medical professionals

What can be done about Russia’s Child Suicide Epidemic?

In trying to address the rising number of child suicides in Russia, the authorities have resorted to their usual solutions: draconian bans and censorship. These methods are completely inadequate, writes Bulat Mukhamedzhanov

The Ongoing Struggle Against Torture in Russian Prisons

Bulat Mukhamedzhanov on what is being done - and what is not being done - to limit human rights violations in Russia’s penitentiary system

The Widespread Abuse of Russia’s Orphans

Too few safeguards exist to protect orphans from physical or sexual abuse

Hazing, Suicides and Unreported Deaths in the Russian Army

How did the Russian army change over time?