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Opposition council adopts resolution in support of politcl prisonrs

October 27, 2012, 16:04 UTC+3

The resolution mainly repeats the statement of CCO members that was signed earlier

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MOSCOW, October 27 (Itar-Tass) —— The Coordination Council of the Opposition (CCO) at its first meeting on Saturday adopted a resolution in support of political prisoners, Sergei Davidis told Itar-Tass.

The resolution mainly repeats the statement of CCO members that was signed earlier.

The statement notes that the "Bolotnoye" case (the criminal case opened over mass disorders in the May 6 opposition demonstration) is of particular importance.

The council also noted that seven members of the council were subject to persecution.

A new mass demonstration of protest is planned for early December, he added.

According to Left Front coordinator and CCO member Sergei Udaltsov, a priority date for the new mass action is December 8.

The place will be determined later. Among the main slogans will be protest against political repressions and support for political prisoners, he said.

Udaltsov also noted that seven CCO members were subject to prosecution.

The resolution calls on citizens for participating in the planned rally on October 30. The council in its resolution also addresses international organizations in connection with violation of human rights in Russia.

The Coordination Council meeting is over. The participants headed for Lubyanka Square to take part in the "chain of pickets against political repressions".


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