Illegal Baptist children’s camp is closed on the Yamal Peninsula

Salekhard. July 20. INTERFAX – a Religious organization that opened unauthorized children’s camp in the town of Purovsk Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district, closed it at the request of prosecutors.

The press service of the Prosecutor’s office of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district reported that in the camp there were 30 children aged seven to 16 years. Regulatory authorities notified were not.

The Prosecutor’s office during the inspection also identified in the camp a lot of violations. So, workers were not given vaccinations, medical books, certificates of no criminal record. Furthermore, the detected violations of sanitary-epidemiological legislation in organizing the nutrition of children, violations of requirements of fire legislation and others.

The Prosecutor has brought representation addressed to the pastor of a local religious organisation, the result of the work of the camp stopped.

In a press-service of Prosecutor’s office of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district, the Agency said that the camp was created by a Baptist organization.