First results of NGO inspections: Fines for 'incorrect' emblem and for 'fire hazards'

posted 8 Apr 2013, 09:18 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 8 Apr 2013, 09:20 ]
2 April 2013 

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In Novosibirsk public prosecutors have said the Siberia Press Development Institute is using an emblem on its official notepaper which “shortens the title of the organization to IRP-S”, and this version has “not been registered in accordance with the law”, Agora Human Rights Association reports. In a related move, the public prosecution service called for “the image to be examined jointly by a representative from the Leninsky district public prosecution service. It also called for concrete measures to be taken from now on for the eradication of, and zero tolerance towards, similar violations, their causes and the conditions which encourage them. It called for those responsible for this violation to be subjected to disciplinary action and for the public prosecutor in Leninsky district of Novosibirsk to be informed in writing of the results of measures  undertaken within a month as established by law.” [Read more]