Monthly Archives: January 2018

Jan 8 2018

Russia’s New Domestic Violence Law: Incompatibility with International Legal Obligations

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*by Sathvik Chandrashekar After several months of speculation, Russia’s controversial domestic violence bill has finally received presidential assent. Heavily defended on the ground of ‘upholding traditional family values’, it has considerably diluted sanctions on domestic violence that does not cause … Continue reading

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