Navalny lodges appeal against law on demonstrations with Constitutional Court

posted 14 Jan 2013, 11:51 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 14 Jan 2013, 11:56 ]
11 January 2013 

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Аleksei Navalny has lodged an appeal with the Constitutional Court against the new law on public assembly. He is calling for the Court to find the new law unconstitutional on the grounds of its ‘excessively vague’ provisions, that in practice allow any participant in a street demonstration that has been given official permission to be prosecuted, reports, citing the newspaper Kommersant. [Read more]