The state Department urged Russia to cancel the law on foreign agents


According to the report of the state Department, Russia has achieved a “sad milestone” to include a list of foreign agents 150 points non-governmental organization. The use of the term “foreign agent” is “directional selection, which suggests that these organizations are traitors”, while the list includes organizations that are “fighting torture, prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS and even protect migratory birds”.

The people of Russia, the report said, “deserves strong, demokraticheskogo government that respects the role that civil society plays in ensuring that the government were responsible and had important services, and not choked the important work of non-governmental organizations”. “We urge the Russian government to repeal the law today, and to abide by their commitments in the field of international human rights”, — says the American Agency.

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