The HRC again criticized the involvement of young people in uncoordinated actions

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in fotobanka of the presidential Council on human rights Kirill Kabanov. Archival photoThe HRC again criticized the involvement of young people in uncoordinated actions© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

Member of the presidential Council on human rights (HRC) Kirill Kabanov, watching the opposition rally in Moscow on Monday, said the trend of attracting young people to participate in uncoordinated action on Tverskaya street, as it was during the campaign on March 26; on Sakharov Avenue, where they held a consistent rally, the situation, according to him, calm.

In Moscow on Monday was agreed a protest rally on Prospekt Akademika Sakharova, according to the latest data of the Department of the interior in the capital, and was attended by about 1,800 people, although the organizers applied for 15 thousand. The opposition leader Alexei Navalny urged people to change their place of coordinated action on Tverskaya street, where the festival took place, a political meeting was not agreed. The mayor’s office said these appeals provocation, and the Prosecutor’s office reminded of the responsibility for such actions.

«Sakharov, of course, the situation is absolutely normal. A provocation — she failed, she was conceived», — told RIA Novosti Boars, observed on site at the developments.

The human rights activist recalled that the issues related to organizing public events, recently discussed them in the framework of the Presidium of the HRC.

«It was said that the organizers of those particular shares need not an official event to Express their position — because maybe they have no positions to the end, except for the slogans — and they need public, these detentions, arrests, maximum involvement of youth. We again saw that there is a story that was involving young people March 26 (at an unsanctioned rally in Moscow), was repeated in its entirety. This is a bad trend, these young people are very sorry,» said Kabanov.

Previously members of the presidential Council on human rights expressed concern about appearing in social networks appeals to pupils and students to participate in protests and emphasized the inadmissibility of the political exploitation of children. In turn, the Commissioner for children’s rights Anna Kuznetsova, commenting on the participation of minors in unsanctioned, stated the inadmissibility of manipulating children’s minds.