Memorial Appeals against Prosecutor’s Office’s Order to Register as Foreign Agent

posted 30 May 2013, 11:08 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 30 May 2013, 11:09 ]
30 May 2013 

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On 28 May 2013, Memorial Human Rights Centre filed a suit with the Zamoskvoretsky district court in Moscow, in which it appealed against the demand by the Moscow prosecutor’s office that the NGO register as a ‘foreign agent.’ At the end of March the Moscow prosecutor’s office carried out an inspection of the Memorial Human Rights Centre concerning its “compliance with current legislation”. Memorial repeatedly protested against the unlawfulness of the inspection and contested the actions of the prosecutor’s office in court (see more details). [Read more]