Moscow attorneys to challenge detention of elderly persons due to coronavirus
MOSCOW, March 23 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Chamber of Lawyers has proposed that attorneys consider speedy filing of motions and appeals against detention of eldery people and persons suffering from chronical deceases, according to the bar’s website.
Obligations related to the coronavirus infection spread and having a force-majeure nature are recommended to be used as independent arguments in addition to the others, the statement reads.
On Monday, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin obliged the city’s employers to order labouring pensioners or employees with serious chronical illnesses to remote working or give them annual paid vacation or sick leave.
According to the coronavirus emergency response team, in Russia 438 coronavirus sickness cases are confirmed, including 262 in Moscow. However, 16 people have recovered and left hospitals.