Russia’s New Law: Relatives of Terrorists Pay The Bill For The Damages

Not normally a big fan of Russian actions but this is one I like! What a novel concept! Responsibility for your fellow asshats! Excellent!

 

The Muslim Issue

Russian parliament passes tough new anti-terror bill

Washington Post, By Associated Press, October 25

MOSCOW — Russian parliament’s lower house on Friday approved new legislation that toughens punishment for terrorism and requires terrorists’ relatives to pay for the damages caused in attacks.The document comes as Russia is preparing to host the Winter Olympics in Sochi in February amid concerns about security threats posed by an Islamic insurgency that has raged across the North Caucasus region.
The bill, quickly passed by the State Duma in a unanimous vote, is expected to see a similarly swift approval in the upper house and be signed by President Vladimir Putin to become law.The document says that training for terrorist activities, something which isn’t spelled out in the current law, is punishable by up to 10 years in prison. At the same time, it envisages that those involved in such training would be absolved of…

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