Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Europeans Want to Nominate Russian NGO for Nobel Peace Prize
29.03.2013 20:27
Europeans Want to Nominate Russian NGO for Nobel Peace Prize
http://taxpravo.ru/novosti/statya-310997-v_memorial_prishli_s_proverkoy_sotrudniki_prokuraturyi_i_nalogovyie_inspektoryi

Members of the European Parliament have started a campaign to collect signatures for nominating a prominent Russian human rights group, Memorial, for the Nobel Peace Prize.

      The initiative came from the European People's Party (EPP) members from Poland, Roza Thun and Krzysztof Lisek. The deadline for candidacy submission to the Nobel Committee is late January 2014.

      The European People's Party group, which includes the Polish Civil Platform party and Polish Peasant Party, is the biggest and the most influent political faction of the European Paliament.

      The Memorial organization does investigations, descriptions and documentations of political repressions during communist dictatorship. It also reveals causes of political repressions in modern society and lends assistance to political prisoners and ethnic minorities in Russia. Members of the Memorial organization repeatedly suffer from threats and persecutions.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: human rights in Russia Nobel Prize Memorial NGO  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Chukchi  Russian economy  Batteries  Higgs boson  Russian airports  Russian Icons  Ukok Plateau   Pussy Riot  Sochi  Chelyabinsk Region  Russian scientists  Russian science  Kabardino-Balkaria  Perm  Russian Cinema  Dismountable Cycle Track  Maria Callas  Regional Cuisines  Marilyn Monroe  Usmanov  Kaluga Region  Moscow  Russian oligarchs  Inna Churikova  Exhibitions in Moscow  Supseh  Great Patriotic War  Satellites  St. Petersburg  Russian medicine  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian tourism  Russian government  Alexander Pushkin  travel to Russia  Folk Art  Ivan Bunin  New Year  Old St. Petersburg  Arts and Crafts  Pustozyorsk  Restoration  Perm Museums  protest actions  Visa   National Russian Dishes  Russian army  Nobel laureates  Russian business  Victoria Tokareva 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites