St. Petersburg activist has received 100 hours of compulsory work for a performance in the spirit of Banksy with the cut Constitution
The October district court of Petersburg has appointed one hundred hours of compulsory work activist of the youth movement “Time” Timur Rasulov for the October campaign, “Vanishing Constitution” in the Senate square. This was reported in the Telegram channel in United a press-services of the courts of the city.
The report notes that Rasulov has repeatedly violated the rules of holding public actions, meetings, demonstrations, marches or rallies (part 8 of article 20.2 of the administrative code). On the page of “Time” in social network “Vkontakte” reported that after the meeting at the exit of the court, the police officers violently detained Rasulov, twisting his hands.
The young man “handcuffed and left in the building, claiming that he was detained,” said the activists. According to them, Rasulov not let the human rights activist, and everyone who was at the meeting, “put on the street.”
The Deputy of legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg from the party “Yabloko” Boris Vishnevsky wrote in his Telegram canal that Rasulov was the Protocol on disorderly conduct (article 20.1 of the administrative code) for what he allegedly cussed. Activists of “Time” in turn, said that Rasulov was released about half an hour later without a Protocol.
10 Oct Timur Rasulov hung at the entrance to the building of the constitutional court on the Senate square of St. Petersburg cut the poster in the frame, depicting the cover of the Constitution. The action was reminiscent of the sensational performance by British artist Banksy, whose film “Girl with ball” partially self-destructed at the auction with a built-in frame Schroeder.
“The mechanism of disappearance and violation of the main Law of the country was launched by the government many years ago, and today our Constitution is almost nothing left, – explained in the “Time”. – The stability of the Constitution is a guarantee of legitimacy of the regimes, the stability of the state and legal organization. The Constitution can not redraw in favor of the immediate interests of the ruling political groups.”
The reason for the action was the article President of the constitutional court of the Russian Federation Valery Zorkin “the Letter and spirit of the Constitution” in which he noted the drawbacks of the basic law. In his opinion, they can be corrected by making “targeted changes.”