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Protest outside Moscow City Hall over Protection of Rights of Residents of Illegally Privatized Hostels

posted 25 May 2012, 14:19 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 25 May 2012, 14:20 ]
25 May 2012 

Memorial Human Rights Centre 

Since May 17, 2012, the residents of former hostels in Moscow (illegally transferred to the ownership of commercial agencies in uninhabited fund) have been conducting an open-ended and round the clock protest outside the entrance to the Moscow Government. They are protesting against the widespread arbitrariness of businessmen, that is, homeowners and their officials (Vch Hostel No 62112, AMO ZIL, Moscow Textiles Factory “Krasnaya Rabotnitsa”, “Trekhgornaya manufactura” company, Kamov Helicopter Factory, Glavmosstroy etc). [Read more