Interregional public organization "Person and Law" has received notice from the Department of supervisory activities and preventive work of Yoshkar-Ola related to the regional emergency department. According to Sergey Poduzov, experts informed about the administrative report on human rights defenders.
The notification states that management of the organization must report to the supervisory activity of the Ministry Department of Yoshkar-Ola on 22 August. It demands to give explanations about violations identified during the joint inspection of the Emergencies Ministry and the Prosecutor's Office. The question of instituting proceedings on administrative offense will be considered in parts 3 and 4 of Article 20.4 of the Administrative Code ("Violation of fire safety requirements"). Last week, human rights organization received a prosecutor's citation on the results of checking. In particular, it pointed to one of the violations: two fire extinguishers located in the office of "Person and Law" had no serial numbers. Another violation – no acts of testing of fire protection.
According to Sergey Poduzov, citation of such claims may occur only through the court.
There have been checks at the human rights organization "Person and Law" since the end of July. In addition to the prosecutor's office and the Ministry of Emergency Situations the office of the nonprofit organization was visited by officials of the City Hall of Yoshkar-Ola and the Department of State supervision of housing. The last of the requests for information came from the State Labour Inspectorate – heads of organizations were demanded a list of all the "Person and Law" employees.
"Person and Law" is the oldest human rights organization in Mari El, has been running since 1999. Among "foreign agents" – since December 30, 2014.