28 human rights violation cases recorded in Crimea since February, - UN report

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian is responsible for most of the cases of human rights violation in Crimea
17:28, 20 June 2018

Crimean solidarity

28 cases of human rights violation in the annexed Crimea were documented during the period from February till May 2018, as the report of the UN Monitoring Mission on Human Rights says.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights documented 54 violations of human rights including forced disappearance and encroachment on the property. 28 of those violations took place within the reporting period (February 16 – May 15, 2018).

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It was noted that Russian is responsible for most of the cases of human rights violation in Crimea.

“Russia’s Government is responsible for 25 violations, Ukraine’s – for 3,” the message says.

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Russian annexed Crimea in March of 2014. Crimea is declared a temporarily occupied territory. Ukraine’s Parliament has officially declared February 20, 2014 the beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol/ On October, 7 Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine, signed a relevant document. The international organizations recognized the occupation and annexation of Crimea illegal and condemned Russia’s actions. The West imposed a series of economic sanctions. Russia denies the occupations of the peninsula and calls it a “restoration of the historic justice”.

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After Russia annexed Crimea, searches are frequently conducted on the peninsula, the population is being questioned. The human rights advocates call it a “struggle against dissidence”.

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