Human Rights Defenders to Clarify Grounds for Detaining Protestors

posted 30 May 2012, 01:53 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 30 May 2012, 01:54 ]
Source: (info), 28/05/12 

· Right of assembly  · Persecution of activists  · Public protests 

Human rights defenders intend to clarify the reasons for the detention of protestors, head of the Presidential Council on Human Rights, Mikhail Fedotov, has told journalists. According to Fedotov, “in the wearing of white ribbons, just as ribbons of any other colour, or white clothing and clothing of other colours, there is no violation of the law, and there can be none.” [Read more]