Russia Outlaws Children’s Criminal Underground Movement

Russia has blacklisted a popular informal activity that presses young people into the criminal underground as an extremist organization, Interfax reported Monday.

AUE (“Arestantsky. Uklad. Edin,” or “Prison. Order. Universal”) is based on prison culture and is composed mainly of kids as well as young adults ruled indirectly by grown-up lawbreakers. Authorities caution that AUE “postures a genuine risk to the life as well as wellness of citizens, society and also the state.”

” The Russian Supreme Court has approved the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office’s management case by declaring the Arestantsky. Uklad. Edin movement to be extremist and also banning its activity,” federal district attorneys informed Interfax.

” The court has actually located that AUE is a well-structured and also managed company,” they included. “Members of AUE, according to the General Prosecutor’s Office, have actually committed extremist offenses and also mass riots.”

AUE’s task is “based on criminal as well as extremist ideological background and also presents a genuine hazard to the life and also health of residents,” the prosecutor’s workplace said.

Teenagers and youngsters were actively recruited into the motion, it included, due to the fact that “their psyche is most susceptible to destructive effects.”

The Supreme Court ruling– made behind closed doors– efficiently relates AUE to the Islamic State and the Taliban.

Its members currently deal with up 12 years behind bars on fees of organizing an extremist group.

An unrevealed police resource informed the state-run TASS information firm that AUE has up to 34,000 active members in 40 Russian areas. Approximately 40% of them are aged 13-17, they included.

The presidential civils rights council elevated issues regarding AUE in 2016, claiming that its young members were required to give away cash to detainees in 18 regions.

This year, detectives in Siberia’s Tyumen region launched an interior probe after video emerged of regional law enforcement officials celebrating a colleague’s promotion by screaming AUE slogans.

A court in Voronezh southern of Moscow in 2019 proclaimed AUE a constitutional threat to Russia since it places so-called “thief-in-law viewpoint and jail code” above Russia’s legal system.

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