As Russia prepares for next month’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, people living in displacement for 20 years are being bulldozed away in neighbouring Ingushetia. These types of forced evictions – illegal under international law – are quietly putting hundreds of displaced people in the North Caucasus out in the cold.
27 January 2014 | Blog Post
In this submission to the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Russia, IDMC highlights the need for better data on IDPs and issues they face with freedom of movement, housing and property.
30 January 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism
In this submission to the UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on Russia, IDMC highlights problems IDPs face with discrimination, housing and social security.
03 May 2010 | Human Rights Mechanism
This report from IDMC focuses on the situation of internally displaced people (IDPs) from the Chechen Republic living outside of the north Caucasus.
01 June 2008 | Publication