Youth Network against Racism and Intolerance

Dec
14

Campaign “Against Article 6.13.1” in Russia

On December 19, 2012, the State Duma of the Russian Federation will consider in the first reading a draft law banning the so-called “propaganda of homosexualism” nationally.

Dec
6

The effects of the campaign „The right to equality” from 9th to 16th of November

Few days ago the action “Crystal night - never again!” was finished. The action is organized every year in many countries from 9th to 11th of November and coincide with the International Day against racism and intolerance - 9th of November. In that day in 1938 pogroms of Jews in Germany started being called “The crystal night” and this way originated Holocaust.

Nov
19

The activists turned to Lady Gaga for the protection of the right to identity

As you may know recently in some Eastern European countries state authorities are encroaching the sovereignty of the person trying to limit his or her right to identity.
Now the recognition f the fact that it is possible to love not only the opposite sex, may be followed by the administrative or even criminal prosecution.

Nov
9

Conference in Moscow. Reflection on the past. Work at present. Dreams about the future

On 18-21 of October Youth Human Rights Movement (YHRM) and UNITED for Intercultural Action organized in Moscow an international conference titled “Reflection on the past. Work at present. Dreams about the future: Developing ideas of Human Rights, humanitarian and antiracist initiatives”. A conference was part of the project “Civil organizations serving society: youth actions against racism, nationalism and xenophobia and for Human Rights and inter-cultural dialogue” supported in the framework of the MATRA program run by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During the conference there were also separated events carried with help of participants of “The coalition for defending fundamental freedoms in Euroasia”.

Oct
24

Anti-discrimination policies in Russia: a fairy tale or reality?

On the 12th of October took place meeting of experts titled “Perspectives of anti-discriminatory politics development in Russia”. The event was organized by international Youth Human Rights Movement and United for Intercultural Action in the framework of common 3 years lasting project “Civil organisations serving society: youth actions against racism, nationalism and xenophobia and for Human Rights and inter-cultural dialogue”.