Photo: in Moscow marched against Roskomnadzor and the abolition of restrictions on the Internet
23.07.2017 Erika J. Wells 0 Comments
In Moscow, activists held a March against Roskomnadzor and the abolition of restrictions on the Internet. The participants agreed the action was going on Strastnoy Boulevard and moved in the direction of Prospekt Mira. The interior Ministry estimated the number of participants to 800.
According to the edition “jellyfish” at the beginning of the action the police detained several people. The protesters chanted “Shame!” During the March activists, in particular, demanded the release of mathematics Dmitry Bogatov, who was arrested on charges of organizing mass riots.
The procession coordinated with Moscow city hall. One of the main requirements of the organizers of the resignation of the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov. The organizers also spoke out against Internet censorship. They also called on the Russian authorities to rehabilitate those convicted of reposts and likes on social networks.
Before leaving on vacation deputies voted for additional restrictions on the Internet. In particular, in the third reading were adopted the laws on the regulation of the work of the messengers and the prohibition of means of bypassing the proxy and VPN in Russia.