August 30, Monday, 12-00, Independent Press Center (st. Prechistenka, 17 / 9)
In a press conference:
- Alexander Bidin, antifascist, party campaign for Khimki hostages
- Alexander cast, a journalist of Novaya Gazeta, forcibly removed from trains and taken for questioning in Khimki
- Anastasia Huskey, organizer of the concert in Kostroma, torn out in force structures
- Emil Baluyev, party animal protection movement, beaten by security forces visitor concert in Zhukovsky.
For a month law enforcement agencies are unprecedented raid on anti-fascists.People, at least once come to the attention of the Centre for the fight against extremism and the FSB as anti-fascists in violation of law, forcibly transported for interrogation and in their flats are illegal searches. The police, the center of the "E" and the FSB to systematically disrupt concerts of groups expressing an anti-fascist stance, illegally detained, fingerprinted and beat concert goers, threaten criminal prosecution of the organizers of these events.There is a paradoxical situation: the reason for the detention and interrogation are the anti-fascist beliefs, or presence at the concert groups to publicly express their opposition to racial and ethnic discrimination.
Thus, within a month the police and security agencies thwarted, at least three concerts.
On July 31 Kupavna (Moscow region) had been illegally detained and passed the procedure of forced fingerprinting and photographing more than 50 people.August 21 policemen and riot police near Moscow broke a charity concert in Zhukovsky (Moscow region), unlawfully detained with about 70 people, at least ten of them were beaten. The same day, police officers, Secret Service, the center of the "E" and the riot was broken up long-distance festival in Kostroma, the premature withdrawal of one of the visitors suffered at the hands of the Nazis, more than 260 were detained, fingerprinted and subjected to illegal beatings, and address of the organizer of the concert began arriving yzRosa criminal prosecution by the staff of the center "E".
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