Public organization "Committee on protection of human rights "memorial" from Komi has expanded the list of " foreign agents ", informs on Tuesday a press-service of the Ministry of justice of Russia.
"in the register of noncommercial organizations performing the functions of a foreign agent included Komi regional Public organization" Committee on protection of human rights "memorial" – leads RIA "Novosti" letter of Agency.
The decision was made based on the results of unscheduled documentary inspection of the regional Department of the Ministry of justice. Remember, at the end of January, Russia's Supreme court decided not to eliminate the human rights organization " memorial ", as the society has completely eliminated the crime in their activities. Before the Commissioner of the Ministry of justice said that "memorial" has eliminated crime, but the Ministry did not withdraw his own claim about the destruction of society, leaving the question of future review of the case on the court's Decision. The Ministry of justice appealed to the court because of numerous violations of law committed by Memorial in its activities. For example, complaints to the authorities concerned the inconsistency of the Charter and structure of "Memorial" laws. The organization has issued two warnings about the illegality of the crime. The Ministry of justice noted that in case of elimination of violations, the lawsuit will be withdrawn from the court." Memorial " considers formal complaints, however, in November last year the organization held a conference, the results of which were amended Charter, to which the justice had complaints. We emphasize that on October 10 last year, the representative for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova appealed to President Vladimir Putin with a request to influence the Ministry of justice in the destruction of the Memorial. Initially the main task of the movement "memorial" was to preserve in the RF memory of political repression. Now the international society "memorial" (or "international memorial" ) conducts research, advocacy and educational work. According to the summary data, in "international memorial" consists of 62 companies from Russia, Belarus, Germany, Italy, France, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Ukraine.