Metropolitan human rights center "memorial" in the case of the destruction is not going to create new structures, said Fins news member of the Board of the organization Oleg Orlov.
The Ministry of justice after the October routine checks of the human rights centre "memorial" took the management with the referee giving instructions to eliminate the violations by December 21. The Ministry stated That the Charter of the organization does not meet the requirements of the law, and in addition, a report was drawn up disobedience of a lawful order of the Supervisory authority.
"we have this had never happened in practice, and we until not considered ", - said Orlov to the question Last news on the plans for the new structure location of the organization " memorial ", with its possible destruction. Employees of a number of Russian NGOs, eliminated after recognizing them as " foreign agents ", has decided to continue work on the new sites, for example the Committee against torture and the Fund " Dynasty ".
As for the the warning, Orlov said That as long as I have not yet received the relevant documents, for this reason cannot comment on the future plans of his organization." Nothing, I cannot say, we must first see this document, we have cause for some astonishment the appearance of any documents from any court before we were able objections to direct, but it's very strange " - said the head of the Department.
international society "memorial" (or "international memorial" ) today unites 62 organizations from Russia, Belarus, Germany, Italy, France, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Ukraine. Initially the main task of the movement "memorial" was to preserve the memory of political repression in Russia. The list "foreign agents" four " Memorial ": the human rights center in the Russian capital, research and information center in St. Petersburg, information-educational center in Yekaterinburg and the Commission for the protection of human rights of Komi.