Blogger Who Criticized Russian Orthodox Church Charged With Extremism

posted 11 Dec 2012, 13:29 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 11 Dec 2012, 13:38 ]
7 December 2012 

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The Investigative Committee of Karelia has charged Maksim Efimov (Yefimov), the author of the article “Karelia is tired of priests”, with inciting hatred, as well as denigrating the dignity of religious believers (Article 282, Section 1, of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Efimov has informed Agora Human Rights Association, which is providing his legal representation, of this development. [Read more]