Constitutional Court judge criticises law on protest rallies

posted 28 Feb 2013, 01:33 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 3 Mar 2013, 08:39 ]
25 February 2013

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Judge of the Constitutional Court Vladimir Yaroslavtsev has criticised the procedure by which amendments to the law on rallies were adopted. The amendments will make the law much tougher. In his dissenting opinion (his views have been published on the court website) Judge Yaroslavtsev writes that the law had not been approved by the regions, as a result of which it could be considered unconstitutional. [Read more]