All Posts Tagged With: "children’s rights"

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St. Petersburg Police Threaten to Take Activist’s Daughter

Police in St. Petersburg are threatening to take away the child of an opposition activist if she doesn’t appear for interrogation; Other Russia party members say the threat is connected with their upcoming protest march.

Mar 24, 2011 | Continued
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Children Taken from St. Petserburg Mother for State Debts

Custody officials in St. Petersburg have taken four children into custody from a woman in debt to the state housing authorities, promising to return the children after she repays the money.

Feb 15, 2010 | Continued
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Day-Care Centers Losing their Buildings in Russia

Children’s rights activists described an alarming situation where private companies are evicting day-cares and schools and using their buildings for commercial ventures.

May 13, 2008 | Continued