Rally to support Sentsov and Kolchenko to be held in Kyiv today

Source : 112 Ukraine

The organizers want to draw attention to the case of illegally detained Ukrainians by the Russian Federation
13:57, 25 August 2016

112 Agency

A rally to support political prisoners Sentsov and Kolchenko, illegally held in Russia, to be held in Kyiv's Poshtova Square today. This was announced by the organizer of the rally Polina Brodik.

Rally is scheduled at 7 p.m.

"Today, at 19:00 at the Poshtova Square a rally will take in support of Sentsov and Kolchenko. We want to draw attention to their cause to the problem again. It's been a  year in prison, after they were convicted illegally. We are going to raise the eternal question - who are the judges. And we are going to sentence real felons," -. said the statement by Polina Brodik.

Related: Letter of Ukrainian political prisoner Sentsov kept in Russia

For now, more than 40 Ukrainian political prisoners are illegally held by Russia - the deputy head of the Mejlis Ilmi Umerov, journalist Stanislav Klyh, the leader of the Ukrainian National Assembly Mykola Karpyuk, film director Oleg Sentsov, public activist Olexandr Kolchenko and others.

It was reported earlier, a special platform will be launched next week for interacting of non-governmental organizations to release of political prisoners. Gennady Afanasyev and Yuri Lutsenko are reported to be involved.

Related: Kolchenko hospitalized with low weight

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