The interior Ministry has proposed to punish teachers for the participation of children in protests
The interior Ministry said that to counter extremism in Russia, the need to legislate the responsibility of parents and teachers, children and students who participate in the protests.
The head of the Main Department for combating extremism of the interior Ministry Timur Valiulin proposed to strengthen the responsibility of parents and teachers of adolescents who participate in an inconsistent political actions. Such a statement he made during a meeting of the Council on human rights under the President of Russia, reports RBC.
“The important issue is the participation of youth in inconsistent rallies. The percentage of young people participating in unauthorized protest actions grows. The reduction in the average age of participants of such actions is alarming.Timur Valiulin
“We need to think about the possibility to make amendments, changes in order to bring to justice not only the organizers of such shares, but parents of pupils involved, and teachers of educational institutions”, — said the head of the Department for combating extremism of the interior Ministry.
In March, more than 100 cities of Russia have passed protest actions (some of these activities were not coordinated with the authorities), organized by the Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK) Alexei Navalny. The reason for the stock was the investigation of the FBC of “secret property”, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
After mass arrests in Moscow and St. Petersburg, during which the interior Ministry was including underage Teens, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko said that the participation in protest actions of teenagers and minor children to legally stop.
In the upper house of Parliament deal with this subject for a long time, told RBC the head of the Federation Council Committee on social policy Valery Ryazan. “As parents be punished if their child is behind the wheel, so they need to be held accountable for participation of their children in unsanctioned actions”, — said the Senator. Thus, according to him, teachers are unlikely to prosecute, “only if the children are involved in illegal rallies during school hours or on the initiative of its teachers”.