Olga Sadovskaya Deputy Chair, Committee Against Torture Panel 2
Olga Sadovskaya is the Deputy Chair of the Committee Against Torture, an award-winning human rights organization providing psychosocial and legal assistance to torture victims in Russia. Sadovskaya specializes in international law, and practices in front of the Russian courts, the European Court of Human Rights, and human rights institutions of the United Nations. She is the author of numerous articles on the application of law in torture cases in Russia, and on the law and practice of the European Court of Human Rights. Sadovskaya is a trainer in the HURIDOCS system and an author of training seminars on the standards of the European Court of Human Rights for lawyers, law enforcement officers, and prosecutorial officials in Russia. She is a law graduate of Nizhny Novgorod State University and Amsterdam University.