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OSCE welcomes the solution of VS of Russia on mitigation of responsibility for reposts - RIA Novosti, 9/26/2018


VIENNA, 26 Sep — RIA Novosti. The OSCE Representative concerning freedom of media Harlem Desir welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation concerning mitigation of responsibility of Internet users for reposts.© RIA Novosti / Alexey Kudenko to Pass into an image bank Lebedev has noted growth of number of criminal cases because of reposts "This decision in the right direction and, I hope, it will prevent unjustified prosecution of the Russian citizens in a judicial proceeding. Therefore I urge the authorities to continue in the same spirit and to follow the recommendations of Russian President's Council for Civil Society and Human Rights of improvement of the legislation in the sphere of fight against extremism and practice of its application" — Desir has said, he is quoted by the press service of OSCE. He has urged the Russian authorities to reform the legislation in the sphere of fight against extremism again and to guarantee that need of protection of public safety and an order won't contradict the fundamental human right to freedom of expression.© of AFP 2018/John Thys It is war: in California prepare for aggression of Russia, and the EU puts ультиматумПленум the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has made changes to the resolution "About Jurisprudence on Criminal Cases about Crimes of Extremist Orientation". The court focused attention of inferior courts that the supplied about the identity of the defendant and other information indicating public danger of act, motive of his commission, and not just only the fact of placement by the person of disputable material on social network has to form the basis of involvement of the person to responsibility. In addition vessels should estimate audience of the forbidden content placed by the person. If the closed page on social network was visited by five people, it is possible to recognize placement of the forbidden content on such page harmless for society. For such cases law enforcement agencies have more suitable mechanism — caution about inadmissibility of violation of the law. As the judge of VS Vladimir Davydov has said, reposts of extremist materials can't be considered crime if there are no proofs of intention on incitement of hatred.

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