Elena Ryabinina

 

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: Ukrainian-born Russian prominent human rights activist and manager of the Moscow-based "Right to Asylum" programme at the Human Rights Institute who had literally saved dozens of Uzbek and Tajik refugees who sought asylum from religious and political repression in their home countries during the last ten years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: February 14, 1955

 

Died: May 4, 2014

 

Location: Moscow, Russia