New amendments to bill on "protecting believers’ feelings"

posted 15 May 2013, 14:22 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 16 May 2013, 11:39 ]
14 May 2013 

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In the State Duma on 13th May 2013 amendments were introduced to a bill on protecting believers’ feelings which had passed its first reading. According to these amendments, no new Article is to be added to the Criminal Code, but new wording is proposed for Article 148 of the Code (‘impeding the realization of the right to freedom of conscience and faith). [Read more]