Human rights organization For Human Rights was evicted from office in the center of Moscow

Text:Russia Today

Moscow authorities have stated that human rights expired lease, and asked them to leave. However, staff movements have refused to comply. As a result, the building was required to release a group of riot police. The opposition has already announced raider attacks.


It became known that the Moscow authorities intend to evict the building of a human rights organization in the Small Kislovsky Lane in connection with the termination of the lease. However, the leader of the movement "For Human Rights" Lev Ponomarev said the illegality of these actions, after which his supporters refused to leave the premises.

In the evening, the police blocked the exits of office, and still pushed the opposition of the office they occupy. All employees of the movement was brought outside, the room remained PSC staff, the FSB and OMON.

Vitaly Shushkevich activist, member of the Coordinating Council of the opposition Car’kov Peter and Sergei Mitrokhin spread in social networks message about illegal actions of law and order services and the alleged ill-use of force. And some members of human rights organizations even called the incident a corporate raid.

The movement "For Human Rights" took office in the Small Kislovsky for 15 years, but fails to extend the contract of lease and failed to make the payment.

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