Human Rights Watch the International human rights organisation Human Rights Watch has condemned the authorities of the Russian Federation for arrests on meetingshas condemned the Russian authorities for arrests of peace demonstrators on protest actions against results of elections in the State Duma. Legal experts have urged to release all arrested persons and to respect a freedom of assembly.
director HRW for Europe and the Central Asia Hugh Uiljamson has declared that the protesting have the right to express the opinion how parliamentary elections have been spent to Russia. “ detention of peace demonstrators and their detention are unacceptable in a democratic society “ - he has underlined.
under the specified data, in Moscow on the Triumphal area on December, 6th 2011ã. Have been detained about 600 participants of unapproved picket. On it have informed in capital law enforcement bodies. Earlier it was told about 300 arrested persons.
we will remind, on December, 5th and 6 in Moscow have passed protest actions against results of elections to Duma. Both demonstrations have collected approximately on 5 thousand persons. Meetings have ended with collisions with police and zaderzhanijami oppositional leaders - the leader “ Other Russia “ Edward Limonova, the co-chairman of movement “ Solidarity “ Boris Nemtsov, legal expert Lva Ponomareva and even the chairman of the party “ the Apple “ Sergey Mitrokhin.
the day before for 15 days of arrest have received headed the first action on the Triumphal area one of leaders “ Solidarity “ Ilya Yashin and known bloger - unmasker Alexey Navalnyj: them have accused of disobedience to police officers.