12 Ukrainian political prisoners imprisoned in Russia in critical condition – Denisov

12 illegally detained in Russia and occupied Crimea, the Ukrainians are in critical condition. About it the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for human rights, Lyudmila Denisova said at a meeting with OSCE Chairman in office, Prime Minister, Minister of European and foreign Affairs of the Republic of Albania EDI Rama, reported on the website of the Ombudsman in Facebook.

Denisova said that in places of detention in the territory of the Russian Federation and temporarily occupied Crimea are Ukrainian political prisoners 115.

Among these, citizens of Ukraine there are those who are held in detention for more than five years in a row. 86 people – Crimean Tatars, which is charged with organizing activities of a terrorist organization and participation in the activities of an organization, the organization of an extremist organization, membership in banned in the Russian Federation the organisation “Hizb ut-Tahrir,” she said.

Denisov drew attention Frame the fact that some citizens of Ukraine are in critical condition and require urgent examination and provide skilled care.

“In particular, Alimov Refat, Ametov Ernes, Valentin vygovskyy, Dzhepparov Arsene, Vladimir Dudka, Karimov Alim, Shumkov Alexander, Viktor Shur, which are held on the territory of the Russian Federation, and Abdulgazi Tofik, Gafarov Cemil, Suleymanov Eskender, Sahalin Rustem contained in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea,” wrote the Ombudsman.

Denisov called on the Frame to apply the leverage in order to restore the rights of citizens of Ukraine and speedy return them Home alive.

Denisov also called on the OSCE Chairman to strengthen the joint pressure from the international community on Russia to fulfill its international law, respect the rights and freedoms of man and citizen.

In 2014, immediately after the annexation of Crimea, in Eastern Ukraine, Russia has begun armed aggression. Fighting underway between Ukraine’s Armed forces on the one hand, and the Russian army and Russian-backed militants, who control part of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, on the other. Officially, Russia does not recognize its invasion of Ukraine, despite Ukraine presented the facts and evidence.

29 Dec 2019 was the last exchange of detainees between Ukraine and the occupied areas of Donbass. According to the SBU, with uncontrolled territories returned 76 Ukrainians. Ukraine gave OGLO 124 people, reported the representative of Ukraine in the humanitarian sub-group of the trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas, Valeria Lutkovska.

According to her, Donbass militants illegally detained about 300 Ukrainians. She explained that Ukraine has documents proving that the militants are illegally detained 101 people, regarding almost 200 people got information from relatives, but no papers.


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