A SUMMARY OF THE MONITORING OF THE PERSECUTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS

A SUMMARY OF THE MONITORING OF THE PERSECUTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS

[club64665522|rsoes of the Russian Socio-ecological Union] reports: "the Russian Socio-ecological Union (Rsoes) recorded in June 2020 11 new episodes of pressure in relation to no less than 30 environmental activists in 6 regions of Russia. Composed of at least 11 new administrative protocols, including 5 for violation of the regime of self-isolation. 12 earlier episodes has been developed.

The main causes of persecution in June were demonstrations against the construction of incinerators (2) in Solnechnogorsk, Voskresensk, Moscow region, the construction of a coal-loading station of mine "Kuznetsk South" in the village of Ceresa Novokuznetsk district of the Kemerovo region (2) and the destruction of green areas (2) in Vsevolozhsk Leningrad region, and Nizhny Novgorod. Also with pressure on activists associated with the construction of a chemical plant in Nakhodka (1) and garbage landfill station Sees Arkhangelsk region (1), plans to launch the City hydroelectric power station in the Kemerovo region (1) and the adoption of the regional law in Primorsky Krai that allows to eliminate protected areas (1).

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In Ekaterinburg came the development of a trial of a criminal case against the defender of the square at the Drama theatre of Maxim Shibanov, accused under article "Deliberate causing of average weight of harm to health" (article 112 of the criminal code), because he hit the precipitating journalist Maxim Rumyantsev. In Chelyabinsk, the activists of the movement “Stop mining “ expect a decision in the case on hooliganism. The Kurgan raised money for a review of linguistic examination in the case of the activist of the movement “Kurgan-Anturan” love Kudryashova, accused of incitement of terrorist activity.

Rsoes monitors the pressure on ecologists since 2012 and requires solving upon ecological problems and protection of environmental activists."

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