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81 cases of human rights violations in occupied Crimea took place over eight months

The statistics include 19 groundless arrests and four kidnappings, - UN Monitoring Mission for Human Rights in Ukraine
10:05, 14 September 2018

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Over eight months of 2017-2018, UN Monitoring Mission for Human Rights in Ukraine reported 81 cases of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea. This is mentioned in the report of the Mission, loaded on the website of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

167 people suffered in the reported cases, 62 of which were observed from September 2017 till June 2018. 

The occupant 'power' in Crimea breached the law and ignored the respective procedure of the fair trial against 94 individuals. In certain cases, the verdicts were announced as 'punishment for political dissidence'. Seven cases of tortures were observed, too.

The statistics also include 19 cases of groundless arrests and four kidnappings. In eleven cases, the whereabouts of the kidnapped people remain unknown,' the paper reads.

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