Oleg Volchek against compulsory fingerprinting

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Human rights activist Aleh Volchek intends to apply to the court in connection with the requirements of police officers to undergo the procedure fingerprinting.

January 26 by calling him once again offered to be fingerprinted. Human rights activist refused. On this occasion, he said the following:

"The mandatory fingerprint registration is conducted in accordance with the presidential decree number 565 of 2004: the shape of fingerprint cards, a form of information about the conduct fingerprint registration, as well as the requirements for the formation, maintenance and storage of the information by the Ministry of Internal Affairs in consultation with the KGB, the Security and Operational and Analytical Centre under the President. To get fingerprints from military service police should agree on a procedure with the Ministry of Defence. However, so far no instructions, no provisions, as well as orders from the Defense Ministry to take fingerprints. "

As the Oleg Volchek, he has not found a formal legal basis of evidence that documents for fingerprinting procedures have been approved. Incomprehensible, and how daktokartam and access to them.

Changes to the law on fingerprinting, in which every reservist must be fingerprinted hand, contrary to the principles of legality, privacy, and humanism.

"There is no provision that would define a clear procedure for the storage and access to this information, not only for law enforcement, but also for the people who were taking fingerprints. A change in the law on fingerprinting, in which every reservist must be fingerprinted hand, contrary to the principles of legality, privacy and humanism enshrined in Articles 23, 25, 26, 27, 28 of the Constitution Republic of Belarus "- Said Oleg Volchek.

The human rights activist also noted that the law provides for the right to appeal the action to the forced fingerprinting in court, and what he intends to do: "The law provides that an individual may refuse to zdavannya fingerprints of hands, but any liability for such failure is not defined," says BelaPAN.

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