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The seaside district court of St. Petersburg rejected the suit of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Central district to the newspaper “My region” and member of the Public oversight Commission (POC) Jan Teplice, which the Agency was accused of publishing false information about the abuse of a pregnant woman in the police Department. This “Mediazone” said the lawyer and the head of “Team 29” Ivan Pavlov.
AMIA demanded to recognize published “My area” information not corresponding to reality, and to pay the authority compensation in the amount of 50 thousand rubles for injury to business reputation and 9 thousand rubles — expenses on preparation of the Protocol.
Pavlov said that the court considered the statement of the victim, complaint of the members of the PMC and the documents confirming the presence of girls in the police Department. These materials confirmed the case referred to in article circumstances, and the court sided with the accused. “Fortunately, the court defended the right of journalists and PMC members to freely talk about them received complaints of torture in the police”, — the lawyer added.
As published in June 2017 article “My neighborhood” was mentioned detained the pregnant woman, which abused the staff of the center of temporary stay of foreign citizens. The girl told members of the POC, as duty police officer called her “chock”, dragged knees on the floor and threw it in the camera. Her long not fed, not allowed to use the toilet and were not given bed linen. The camera girl threw up, and she held next to her vomiting all night.
In early may, the Department of the interior for the Central district of St. Petersburg also filed a lawsuit against “the Media” and Teplicky for the article on torture by the Russians in the 78th Department of police.
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