UN calls Ukraine to hold transparent and effective investigation of attack on public activists

All cases will be filed and analyzed by the UN Monitoring Mission for Human Rights in Ukraine
16:31, 4 August 2018

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The UN in Ukraine condemned the attack on the public activist Kateryna Handziuk, according to the claim published on the website of the UN to Ukraine.  

‘The United Nations organization in Ukraine is also attentively watching the situation around the recent attacks on the public activists in Ukraine. All cases were and will be filed and analyzed by the UN Monitoring Mission for Human Rights in Ukraine,’ reads the claim.  

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The UN also calls the Ukrainian Government and law enforcement agencies to hold a transparent and effective investigation of the attack on Kateryna and other activists. 

Reportedly, the US Embassy to Ukraine condemned the attack on the Adviser of Kherson's Mayor Kateryna Handziuk. 

As we reported earlier, Kateryna Handziuk, Adviser of Kherson's Mayor was attacked near her place. The attacker soaked her with acid. the woman was hospitalized. 

30 percent of her body was burned: head, arms, legs, chest and left eye. 

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It was stated that the doctors of the burn department of the Kyiv hospital where Kateryna was delivered to, claimed that she is in a stable serious condition. 

The attack on the employee of the City Council of Kherson was reclassified from "Hooliganism" to "Serious physical injuries committed with the aim of intimidation", and after a while - on "Attempted murder with a special cruelty." 

Yuriy Lutsenko took the case under his own control. 

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