By Olga RobinsonBBC Monitoring
The scenario of a lady facing jail for posting memes on social networks, has caused a major argument about mistreatment of laws and censorship in Russia.
Maria Motuznaya, a 23-year-old from the city of Barnaul in Siberia, involved general public eyes in late July, when this chick clarified on Youtube and twitter, why she’s on Russia’s formal total of extremists and terrorists.
“Hi anyone, my friends call me Masha, i am 23 years old and I also’m an extremist,” she had written in Russian, bringing in them story.
Through the 20 tweets that then followed, Maria detail by detail just how, in-may the police implicated this model of “insulting anyone” by thread satirical memes on her profile on VKontakte or VK, Russia’s largest social media marketing system.
After an initial hearing, the situation is actually time for court on 28 May. Maria happens to be facing up to six a long time in imprisonment on expenses of detest conversation and offending spiritual believers’ ideas – both illegal offences in Russia.
“There were numerous memes – a few religious-themed images – which can be the Russian Orthodox religious particularly,” she informed me. Continue reading The memes that could help you get jailed in Russia. If Maria unearthed that she was under police researching, this lady fundamental answer had been unbelief