COURT ISSUES WARNING TO "LOVE OF CHRIST" CHURCH OF EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANS FOR POSTING ON SOCIAL NET WITHOUT INDICATING FULL NAME
Article 28, 29 April 2021
On 8 April, a magistrate judge of judicial district No. 58 of the Krasnoperekopsk judicial district of the republic of Crimea ruled that the local religious organization "Love of Christ Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith Pentecostals" of the city of Krasnoperekopsk is guilty of committing the administrative violation of law specified in part 3 of article 526 of the Code of Administrative Violations of Law of the R.F.
According to information of the legal record, the congregation had not previously been held to administrative accountability. In the judicial hearing, a representative of the congregation did not deny the fact of a violation and he indicated that at the present time the violations have been removed. He also pointed out that the organization subsists on donations and he asked that the fine be replaced with a warning, since the legal violation did not entail any consequences.
The court ruled to find the congregation guilty of committing the administrative violation of law specified in part 3 of article 5.26 of the Code of Administrative Violations of Law and to impose an administrative penalty in the form of a warning. (tr. by PDS, posted 29 April 2021)
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