Olga Salomatova

Lawyer, human rights activist. Since 1999, she has been working as a co-ordinator, trainer, project expert on human rights. Since 2001, she was the leader of directions in public organization related to the rights for minors, young people, with penal system, and education on human rights in Russia. In 2004, she had graduated from the Higher International Course on Human Rights organized by the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (Warsaw, Poland), and since 2007 she has been working in HFHR on human rights problems in the countries of the former Soviet Union. Co-operates with the program “Human Rights in a Film” within the WATCH DOCS International Film Festival (HFHR). In 2005, she took part in organization of the International Human Rights Film Festival “Stalker” in Krasnoyarsk (Russia).