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The Prosecutor General's Office calls the liquidation of Memorial * a necessary measure


MOSCOW, Nov 25 The Prosecutor General's Office believes that the liquidation of International Memorial * (recognized by the foreign agent) is a measure commensurate with the violations committed by him, the RIA Novosti correspondent reports from the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. including the rights of citizens to access reliable information, “the judge announced the case materials. The prosecutor pointed out that Memorial * had repeatedly violated the requirements of the law, which requires the information materials of organizations recognized by foreign agents to be marked with a corresponding mark. He insists that by doing so, the organization violated many Russian and international laws, including the Convention on Human Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The deliberate nature, according to the prosecutor's office, is confirmed by the statement of the board of “Memorial” *, which contains a negative assessment of the law on foreign agents. The HRC will discuss the situation around Memorial at a meeting with Putin * As a result, the representative of the prosecutor’s office in court noted, “persistent disregard for the law impedes public control over the organization.” Earlier, the General Prosecutor’s Office announced that it had sent an administrative statement of claim to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation to liquidate International Memorial “*, and the Moscow prosecutor's office sent a statement to the Moscow City Court to liquidate the Memorial human rights center * (also recognized as a foreign agent). According to the supervisory agency, Memorial * and its structures operate in the country with violations of the constitution and other laws. The Moscow City Court will hold preliminary hearings on the claim on November 29. The International Historical, Educational, Human Rights and Charitable Society Memorial * is an organization that specializes in studies of political repression in the USSR. The Human Rights Center has been in the register of foreign agents in Russia since 2014. “International Memorial” * was included in the register of non-profit organizations-foreign agents in 2016. * The organization is recognized in Russia as a foreign agent

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