Statement by the Steering Committee of the EU Russia Civil Society Forum: "We demand an end to the intimidation of Russian non-profit organisations!"

posted 21 Mar 2013, 12:04 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 21 Mar 2013, 12:05 ]
21 March 2013 

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The Steering Committee of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum is seriously concerned about massive inspections of non-profit organisations currently conducted in Russia. Over the past couple of weeks teams of inspectors have visited dozens, if not hundreds, of organisations in Moscow, Orenburg, Penza, Saratov and Rostov provinces, Krasnodar, Primorsky, Perm and Altai territories, and in St. Petersburg; many of the visited organisations are members of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum. [Read more]