The OSCE welcomed the decision of the Supreme court of the Russian Federation on the " Memorial "
Head of OSCE democratic institutions and human rights (ODIHR) Michael Georg link upheld the Decision of the Supreme court of the Russian Federation not to eliminate human rights organization " memorial ".
first on Wednesday, the Supreme court did not want to eliminate human rights organization " memorial ", because society has completely eliminated crime in their activities.
"The decision (Supreme) court not to close the memorial, one of the most respected human rights organizations in Russia and Europe, is commendable, "said Linc," he drew the attention of the Commissioner of the OSCE.
The justice Department went to court because of the numerous violations of the law committed by the "Memorial" in their activities. For example, complaints departments concerned the discrepancy between the Statute and structure of the "Memorial" legislation. The organization has issued two warnings about the illegality of the crime, the Ministry underlines.
the Council of Europe Secretary General thorbj?rn Jagland also supported the Decision of the Supreme court of the Russian Federation on the stop request for the closure of the society " memorial ".
Initially, the main task of the movement "memorial" was saved in the RF memory of political repression. Today, the international society "memorial" (or "international memorial" ) conducts research, advocacy and educational work. According to the summary data, "international memorial" consists of 62 Organizations from Russia, Belarus, Germany, Italy, France, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Ukraine.