Human Rights Watch: "On June 10, 2016, the official list of active 'foreign agents' comprised 102 groups"

posted 14 Jun 2016, 23:30 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 14 Jun 2016, 23:31 ]
"Since June 5, 2014, the Ministry of Justice has designated 131 groups as 'foreign agents.' By June 10, 2016, at least 18 groups have shut down. Also, the Ministry has removed its “foreign agent” tag from 11 groups, acknowledging that they had stopped accepting foreign funding. Accordingly, on June 10, 2016, the official list of active 'foreign agents' comprised 102 groups."

- Human Rights Watch

Source:
'Russia: Government against Rights Groups,' Human Rights Watch, 10 June 2016
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