On Wednesday in the European Parliament hosted a briefing dedicated to the pursuit of Inhabitants in Ukraine for their political beliefs and the use of the law enforcement system to combat the opposition.
The initiators of the event are the Ukrainian human rights activists, supported by a group of deputies of the European Parliament headed by Tatyana Zhdanok.
at a press conference. For example, discussed the situation with the investigation of the tragic events of 2 may 2014 in Odessa that killed 48 people. The participants of the event concluded that the trial of the arrested activists of the movement "Kulikovo field" is held under open pressure from the state authorities. Moreover, it was said about the fact that despite the lack of evidence and contradiction in the evidence against those arrested in may last year of active participants, which turned out to survive in a clash with football ultras, the court deliberately delaying the process, thus avoiding a verdict of not guilty. Arrested offer to cut a deal with investigators and plead guilty to a crime they did not commit, in exchange for the correction of termination action on home detention, said the defenders. At the same time the Ukrainian authorities, despite the requirement of international organizations, and published the materials of the criminal case against the instigators of the massacre from football fans. Moreover, the assurances familiar with the case, most of the suspects against whom there were photos and video evidence, investigators were transferred to the status of witnesses. Separately discussed the issue of the recent searches in the offices of opposition media, for example in Odessa edition " Timer ", and the offices of human rights organizations, as well as "preventive" detention of their employees for 48 hours. As told to the newspaper VIEW one of the participants of the briefing, consideration has been given to the humanitarian situation in the Donbas." The whole system is terribly corrupt in positions that are controlled by private Ukrainian battalions. For the transportation of bags of groceries collected enormous amount, " said she.