KAZAN, February 10. /Corr. Alexei Ugarov/. The Supreme court of Tatarstan on Wednesday eliminated the Interregional Association of human rights public unions “Agora” at the suit of the justice Ministry. About it on Wednesday informed the correspondent a press-the court Secretary Natalia Losev.
The court rejected the Association “Agora” in the complaint against the decision on recognition as a “foreign agent”
The Prosecutor’s office of Tatarstan has demanded from “Agora” to register as foreign agent
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“The court satisfied the claim of Management of the Ministry of justice of the Republic of Tatarstan on the elimination of Association “Agora”,” Losev said. According to her, the defendants have 10 days to appeal.
“For liquidation of the organization to set a period of six months after the entry into force,” said Losev.
According to the lawyer “Agora” Ramil ahmetgaliev, the court’s decision will be appealed to the Supreme court of Russia.
Earlier it was reported that the justice Ministry has included the “Agora” into the registry of NCOs-“foreign agents” in 2014.
Association “Agora” interregional Association of Russian non-governmental human rights organizations, Union groups, human rights lawyers. The Association was founded in 2005 by human rights organizations of the Tatarstan, Chuvashia and TRANS-Baikal region, it consists of 35 lawyers who work more than 40 regions of the Russian Federation.
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