When the Law Gives Rise to Lawlessness

posted 9 Oct 2012, 11:59 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 9 Oct 2012, 12:01 ]
Vera Vasilieva, 03/10/12 

Source: HRO.org 

· Freedom of association  · Freedom of speech  · Human rights defenders  · Moscow city & Moscow region 

On 2 October 2012 the latest Strasbourg Gathering roundtable took place at Moscow's Independent Press Centre, organised by the Centre for International Protection. The main issues for discussion were the amendments to the Criminal Code extending the definitions of "treason" and "espionage". [Read more]