On the eve of New Year, a purge of civil society

posted 2 Jan 2015, 12:52 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 2 Jan 2015, 12:57 ]
31 December 2014

Source: HRO.org (info)
On 30 December 2014 the Ministry of Justice announced on its websitethat ‘in accordance with the federal law On Non-Profit Organizations' six well-known NGOs had been simultaneously added to the register of 'foreign agents’. They are:

– Foundation for Press Freedom (Moscow);

– Citizens’ Watch (St Petersburg);

– Human Rights Resource Centre (St. Petersburg);

– League of Women Voters (St. Petersburg);

– Individual & the Law (Mari El);

– Vozrozhdenie Center for Social Project Development (Pskov region).