Russian NGOs cynically treated like enemies of the state

Earlier this week the Human Rights Centre “Memorial” received official notification from Russia’s Ministry of Justice that, after carrying out a check of the organization’s website, it had found materials that “undermined the constitutional order of the Russian Federation by calling for the overthrow of the government and a change in the political regime.”

January 6, 2016
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Earlier this week the Human Rights Centre “Memorial” received official notification from Russia’s Ministry of Justice that, after carrying out a check of the organization’s website, it had found materials that “undermined the constitutional order of the RussianFederation by calling for the overthrow of the government and a change in the political regime.”

This notification marks the beginning of a procedure which could have devastating consequences for the organization.

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