Video: The Court Found Maria Aronova Guilty Of Insulting Down Children
Maria Aronova from now on officially abused children with Down syndrome in her TV show "Everything will be fine" … Roskomnadzor ruled that the words she said on the air were offensive. However, this does not mean that the TV channel is obliged to refute the phrases it sounded.
Let us remind you that the TV channel “Russia-1? Aronova allowed herself not entirely correct words about children suffering from congenital Down syndrome. In particular, the TV presenter called them "shackles" and "the cross that parents carry on themselves until the end of their days." “A child will stab you, hit you on the head with a heavy iron … this child may, he is not responsible for his actions … with this child, only specialists can work … this child can kill a loved one …” - such passages were given by Aronova.
Evelina Bledans, whose son Semyon was just born with such a disease, instantly reacted to this. The actress was outraged by the words of Aronova in her LiveJournal and promised to sue her. Maria Aronova apologized to Evelina, explaining that she spoke about the problems of a particular child and in no case wanted generalizations or insults of all down children.
Meanwhile, officials began to understand the incident. As a result of checks on the appeal of Bledans' lawyers and representatives of the Downside Up Foundation, Roskomnadzor found that "the TV presenter's scripted remarks are offensive in relation to sick children, their parents and loved ones." Thus, "the transmission is contrary to generally recognized norms of morality and ethics, and may have a negative impact on the attitude of society towards people with disabilities."
“Roskomnadzor has sent to the directorate of the State Television Channel Rossiya a requirement to strictly observe the current legislation of the Russian Federation when carrying out activities for the production and distribution of media products,” follows from the response of the department. However, this decision does not oblige the TV channel to refute the phrase sounded. “We will look at the reaction of the channel and decide what to do next,” said Pavel Popov, a spokesman for Evelina Bledans.