Harassment of activists: demonstrators fined for wearing ordinary scarves and hoods

posted 1 Feb 2013, 10:21 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 1 Feb 2013, 10:31 ]
30 January 2013 

Source: HRO.org (info)
Participants in December’s “March of Freedom” in Chelyabinsk are to pay fines for attending the rally in scarves and hoods. The court ruled that citizens protecting themselves from the frost broke the law which bans demonstrators from hiding their faces. [Read move]