On February 13, 2013 at 3 pm by the Embassy of Azerbaijan picketing to support Azerbaijan human rights defender Gillal Mammedov will be held. To support the human rights defender his colleagues and companions-in-arm will come.
After the press-conference on February 1 and our information about refugee camp in our office on the internet, many people expressed their willingness to provide refugees staying at our office with money, clothes and food products. Representatives of “Doctors Without Borders”, Dutch branch brought over some medicine, sleeping-bags and rags for sleeping on.
Yesterday on February 6, 2013 года, eleven NGOs sent to the European Human Rights Court (EHRC) a complaint against Federal Law № 121-FZ from June 20, 2012 “About bringing changes in certain legislative acts, RF in the part of regulating activities of NGOs performing duties of a foreign agent” (hereinafter referred to as Foreign Agents’ Law). Among the applicants are human rights organizations, educational ones and an ecological one.
Svetlana Gannushkina, Civic Assistance, Memorial Human Rights Centre: “A crime of this kind, committed by representatives of State authority, ranks with the most dangerous acts of terrorism, because it destroys society, undermining trust in the law” .