Pavel Chikov on the New NGO Law

posted 15 Oct 2012, 03:43 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 15 Oct 2012, 03:46 ]
Source: (info), 05/10/12 

· Human rights defenders 

Nikita Girin
Novaya gazeta
: The enforcement of the foreign agents law draws nearer. Legal experts are worried about the lack of reaction from the NGOs, which could be accused of espionage as well. The president of the Agora Human Rights Association, Pavel Chikov, who is now conducting training sessions for NGOs in major Russian cities, did a lightning analysis of the law on foreign agents. He talked about the possible variations of its implementation, the mood among the “foreign agents” themselves, as well as the new obstacles that legislators are preparing for them. [Read more]