[JURIST] A lawmaker from the centrist political party United Russia [political website, in Russian] on Friday announced a bill that would ban the media from disclosing the ethnic backgrounds of suspects, victims and other individuals during reports on crimes and trials. The law was proposed [Moscow Times report] by State Duma [official website, in Russion] Deputy Shamsail Saraliyev [Council of Europe profile], who described the bill effort to reduce racial violence [Izvestia report, in Russian]. Saraliyey, a Chechnyan who served...

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