Pamfilova considers it inappropriate to apologize to Kadyrov for criticism


Ella Pamfilova has criticized the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov about the fact that non-systemic opposition in Russia is trying to cash in on the situation in the country. Later, the Deputy of the state Duma of Samail sarailiev advised her to apologize to Kadyrov.

MOSCOW, 15 Jan –. Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova considers inappropriate the proposal of the Deputy of the state Duma of the Samail saralieva, the Ombudsman advised him to apologize to the head of Chechnya for criticizing him: according to her, the duty of the Commissioner is to demand from the authorities at all levels of implementation of the Constitution.

Earlier at a meeting with journalists in Grozny Chapter Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said that non-systemic opposition in Russia is not interested in a prosperous and strong country and trying to cash in on the difficult economic situation. According to the head of Chechnya, such people must be treated as “traitors” and to judge “for their subversive activities.”

Criticism of these statements was made by a number of politicians and public figures, including the Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova and the Deputy of Krasnoyarsk Konstantin Senchenko. Later, the media reported that state Duma Deputy Samail sarailiev advised Pamfilova to apologize to Kadyrov.

“The proposal of the Deputy, which caused me deep perplexity, find inappropriate. If I, as Commissioner for human rights, I will apologize to every high-ranking official for his criticism against them when they violate the Constitution or disregard the law, then I should just walk away from his job, as my duty is to demand from the authorities at all levels of implementation of the Constitution,” — said Pamfilova.

The Commissioner stressed that the obligation not depends on whether or not people like her personally or that political position, social organization or the people it protects.

“My taste preferences have no values. The value has only one — the avoidance of arbitrariness, violation of the law and the Constitution against those I protect”, — she explained.

“In this case is me to be sorry for,” said Pamfilova. —0-