Oleg Orlov: Two Questions on the Limits of Joint Action

posted 16 Dec 2011, 03:51 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 16 Dec 2011, 03:53 ]
Source: HRO.org (info), 15/12/11 

· Electoral rights  · Human rights defenders  · Protests  · Racism & xenophobia 

On 13 December an Organizing Committee for the protest rally “For fair elections” to be held on 24 December was set up at a public meeting at the House of Journalists. Among the participants in the meeting were members of radical nationalist groups – Vladimir Tor, Aleksandr Belov-Potkin and others. 

In connection with this, I have two questions: 

First. Are the people fighting against violations of electoral rights in Russia ready to unite with those whose programmes are based on the idea of limiting the rights of people (including citizens of Russia) along ethnic and racial lines? [Read more]