ECHR appoints session on Crimean occupation

Source : 112 Ukraine

The first review of this case is appointed in Strasbourg on February 27, 2019
10:10, 15 September 2018

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The European Court of Human Rights appointed the first procedural meeting for a claim of Ukraine in ECHR on violation of human rights in Crimea and the occupation of the peninsula in Strasbourg on February 27, 2019. Deputy Minister of Justice Sergiy claimed this Petukhov, Ukrinform reported. 

'The Ministry of Justice filed a case in the European Court of Human Rights before the so-called referendum took place. That is, we did it as soon as we got the news before what is happening there and about those armed people who were seizing the power. We have just received a formal letter from the European Court of Human Rights, the first review of this case is appointed in Strasbourg on February 27, 2019, and this is only involvement, that is, the first procedural session,' he said.  

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Reportedly, Ukraine has filed a lawsuit in ECHR against Russia due to its violation of Ukrainian political prisoner’ rights. In particular, the Ukrainian Government states on the systemic violations of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms by the Russian side.  

Concerning Klykh, Balukh, Kuku, and Litvinov, additional application have been filed under the Rule 39 of the provision of adequate health care and health information.

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