Human Rights Watch concerned about intimidation of Golos

posted 3 Dec 2011, 14:20 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 3 Dec 2011, 14:21 ]
Source: (info), 02/12/11 

· Electoral rights  · Human rights defenders 

The authorities wish to intimidate Golos, an NGO that monitors election violations. Tatyana Lokshina, deputy head of the Moscow office of Human Rights Watch, comments on the prosecutors’ visit to the offices of Golos. 

“They want to intimidate Golos, they want to make Golos keep quiet, they actually want to close the organization, they are not allowing it to do its work,” quotes Tatyana Lokshina as saying. [Read more]