Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation: It is Impossible to Fire Russians Who Refuse Vaccination
OREANDA-NEWS. The Human Rights Ombudsman in the Russian Federation, Tatyana Moskalkova, commenting on the topic of mandatory vaccination of the population against COVID-19, said that there are no grounds for dismissing Russians who refused vaccination, but there are reasons for dismissal from work for the benefit of society.
Moskalkova is on a working visit to Kazan. On Monday she visited the Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University.
"When the mayor of Krasnodar said that people who refuse to be vaccinated could be fired, my colleague and I from the Krasnodar constituent entity of the Russian Federation turned to the prosecutor, believing that there were no such legal grounds for dismissing a person, but for dismissal in the name of the good of a large number of people. - there is ", - said Moskalkova.
According to her, in relation to Russians who cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, in particular for medical reasons, it is also necessary to carry out explanatory work. “We need to convince people,” the Ombudsman concluded.
Earlier, Moskalkova announced the emergence of a new concept of "covid rights". In her opinion, it is important to divide the proportionality between the need for restrictions and human rights.
On Monday, the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that de jure and de facto there is no compulsory vaccination of citizens against coronavirus in the Russian Federation, there are decisions of individual regions for workers in a number of industries.