Today YABLOKO has obtained a permission from
the Moscow Mayor’s office to conduct a rally against political
terror on November 14. The rally will take place by the Giboyedov
monument at Chistiye Prudi. The rally marks the sad anniversary
of an attack on journalist and Editor-in-Chief of the Khimki
Pravda paper Mikhail Beketov left handicapped because of the
injuries (Mikhail was one of the activists protecting the
Khimki Forest near Moscow and criticizing the local authorities),
and will commemorate all the journalists and human rights
activists who were injured or murdered.
The participants of the action will speak about Konstantin
Fetisov, activist protecting the Khimiki Forest, and journalist
of the Kommersant paper Oleg Kashin who were severely injured
several days ago.
Activists from the Movement for the Protection of the Khimki
Forest and a number of other public organisations will participate
in the rally.
The rally will begin at 2 p.m.
The number of participants allowed by the authorities: 300
the attack against journalist Oleg Kashin. Statement by the
Federal Council of the YABLOKO party, November 6, 2010