30 April 2013, 15:14
Extremist books found in Nakhodka mosque, activity suspended
Vladivostok, April 30, Interfax - Books branded extremist in Russia have been found in the library of a mosque of the Islamic religious organization in Nakhodka.
"The outlawed books were freely accessible. They were simply put on shelves and anyone wishing could take and study them," senior assistant to the Primorsky Territory prosecutor Yelena Telegina told Interfax on Tuesday.
She said the situation was inconsistent with the Federal Law "On the Suppression of Extremism".
A case was opened under Article 20.29 of the Russian Code of Administrative Offensives (dissemination of extremist materials).
"The Nakhodka prosecutor appealed to the court for suspending operations of the Islamic organization for 60 days. The claim was upheld. The court ruling is yet to enter into force," Telegina said.
She said the extremist books were confiscated.
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