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New Law on Nonprofit Organizations Is Detrimental to Russian Citizens

posted 6 Jul 2012, 15:08 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 6 Jul 2012, 15:09 ]
6 July 2012

Memorial Human Rights Centre

The International society “Memorial” has joined a declaration on the unacceptable curtailment in Russia of humanitarian, charitable, human rights and other socially-orientated activities of nonprofit organizations and the recognition of the majority of participants as carrying out “the functions of a foreign agent.”

The declaration was initiated among nonprofit organizations of social, ecological and human rights orientation. [Read more]