Expulsion of USAID: To Be Continued

posted 25 Sept 2012, 08:48 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 25 Sept 2012, 11:55 ]
Source: HRO.org (info), 20/09/12 

· Human rights defenders  · Human rights defenders  · Persecution of activists 

In an article first published in Forbes magazine on 20 September, Pavel Chikov, head of the Agora Human Rights Association, comments on the activities of the US government aid agency, USAID, in our country (which include, among other things, support for various human rights projects), the scandal that has accompanied its expulsion, and about why it might be "out of favour" with the Russian authorities. [Read more]