The HRC will require to investigate the beating of protesters on may 5 in Moscow
Moscow. May 11. INTERFAX.RU — the Council for human rights under the President of the Russian Federation will require people who apply force against participants of the unsanctioned rally on may 5 in Moscow, was prosecuted, said the head of the HRC Mikhail Fedotov.
“We discussed the events of the fifth of may at Pushkin square, and unanimously came to the conclusion that to leave this story unattended. You must collect all the materials to fully explore these circumstances, and to contact law enforcement to those persons not being representatives of law enforcement agencies, committed acts of violence against the participants in this unauthorized demonstration was identified and punished,” — said Fedotov reporters after a joint meeting of the standing committees of the HRC at the scientific and legal expertise, civic participation in legal reform and combating corruption and control over law enforcement.
5 may in several cities of Russia have passed protest actions. In Moscow the action is not coordinated with the city authorities was held on Pushkinskaya square. An hour before the event, the area was occupied by representatives of the National liberation movement (NOD) and people in clothes of Cossacks, including whips. During the meeting between “Cossacks” and protesters scuffle.
On 10 may, the member of the Council for human rights of the Russian journalist Maxim Shevchenko stated that he had decided to leave HRC in connection with the refusal of the Council to hold a meeting on the results of the protests on 5 may in Moscow.