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Civic Assistance Committee for Refugees - CAC

The Civic Assistance Committee for Refugees (CAC) was established in 1990 and provides legal and humanitarian assistance to persons seeking asylum or other kinds of protection status in Russia. CAC provides reception assistance, including as a partner of UNHCR. It also conducts special projects of a humanitarian, legal, rehabilitative and/or educational nature. CAC is part of the MEMORIAL Human Rights Center Migration Rights Network. CAC has also worked on the penitentiary system and against xenophobia. Since 2014 it has conducted a project on expert activities in the area of lawmaking.