Andrei Blinushov: Black Lists of "Agents” - the Historical Associations are Rather Grim

posted 6 Jul 2012, 12:10 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 6 Jul 2012, 12:15 ]
Andrei Blinushov
, 06/07/12 


· Freedom of association  · Freedom of expression  · Articles by human rights defenders  · Persecution of activists  · Ryazan region 

Andrei Blinushov, / Memorial-Ryazan: It’s clear that in recent days representatives of the Russian authorities are attempting to introduce changes to federal legislation that bring to mind rather grim historical associations. The conceptually flawed amendments to the law regulating non-profits organizations intended to declare those who think differently from the authorities as “foreign agents” are an attempt to legalize open discrimination on political grounds [Read more]