Photo for the Day: Prominent rights activists hold pickets against new police powers

posted 6 Jul 2015, 14:12 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 6 Jul 2015, 14:20 ]
In these three photos (from left to right) Lev Ponomarev (For Human Rights), Valery Borshchev (Moscow Public Oversight Commission) and Svetlana Gannushkina (Civic Assistance, Memorial) can be seen taking part in single person pickets on 6 July 2015 outside the State Duma to protest a bill that would give the police new powers to use force against the public. The placards are headlined: 'Don't shoot!'


See also: Daria Litvinova, 'Russian Lawmakers Consider Letting Cops Shoot at Women, Crowds,' The Moscow Times, 2 July 2015