Prosecutor General's Office orders inspections of dozens of NGOs, involving also tax and Ministry of Justice officials

posted 7 Mar 2013, 08:01 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 11 Mar 2013, 09:26 ]
6 March 2013

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Moscow city & Moscow region Freedom of association

The Prosecutor General's Office has asked the Moscow Prosecutor's Office to carry out checks on non-profit organisations "in order to enforce existing legislation" and to involve specialists from the Federal Tax Service and the Ministry of Justice in the inspections. This news was announced by the Agora Human Rights Association, which the heads of several Russian NGOs contacted for assistance. [Read more]