Human Rights Defenders on the Events at Biriulevo

posted 15 Oct 2013, 12:06 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 15 Oct 2013, 12:08 ]
14 October 2013 

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Russian human rights defenders react to the dramatic events in the Moscow district of Biriulevo. 

Ludmila Alekseeva, head of 
Moscow Helsinki Group, described as ‘something out of the Middle Ages’ the nationalistic riots in the Moscow district of West Biriulevo. "It is a disgrace, that such a thing has happened in Moscow, because Moscow is the capital of a multi-ethnic country. Those involved in these disturbances are venting all their discontent against those whose nose is a different shape or who speak in another language,” said Ludmila Alekseeva. [Read more]