Situation with human rights in Crimea deteriorated after occupation by Russia, - UN

Source : 112 Ukraine

UN also claimed about the absence of justice
16:58, 25 September 2017

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The United Nations claimed about the strong deterioration of the situation with the human rights at occupied Crimea. It is stated in the report of the UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner.

‘The situation with human rights in Crimea strongly deteriorated after occupation by Russia. The forced implementation of the citizenship and legal base of Russia and consequently administration of justice in accordance with this base limited the realization of rights and freedoms of the Crimean citizens’, the UN claimed.

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It is reported that the major violations of the human rights were spotted such as the arbitrary arrests and detentions, enforced disappearance, inhuman treatment and tortures and non-judicial performance.

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‘The effective investigation of the violations of human rights for life, freedom and safety was not provided. The judicial power did not defend the supremacy of law and did not perform the appropriate administration of justice. It is crucial to provide the prosecution for the violation of human rights and compensation to the victims’, the report said.

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The report includes 20 recommendations to the Russian government that urge it to keep the liabilities as the occupation authority, maintain the human rights for everyone and effectively investigate the supposed tortures, kidnapping and murders with the involvement of the workers of the security and self-defense forces of Crimea.

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It was reported that 44 Ukrainians disappeared in Crimea since 2014. The occupation authorities involved in 38 cases of enforced disappearance.

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President Petro Poroshenko posthumously awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine to Crimean Tatar Reshat Ametov. The citizen of Crimea individually picketed near the building of Ministers Council in Simferopol when Russia occupied Crimea. He disappeared the same dame and his body was found on March 16 with the signs of death through violence. The wave of the prosecution of all pro-Ukrainian Crimean Tatars began after this incident.

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