The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law " On accession of Ukraine to the international Convention for the protection of all persons from enforced disappearance ", informs the press service of the Parliament.
The Convention provides that no one can be subjected to enforced disappearance. This is considered a detention, detention, abduction or imprisonment in any other form of representative of a country or by persons or groups of persons acting with the authorization, With the assistance or with the consent of the country. The annexation of Kiev to this document are most important in connection with the military conflict in the Donbas, where hundreds of people have disappeared without a trace. When this first Rada adopted the resolution " on the retreat of Ukraine of individual obligations established by the international Covenant On civil and political rights and the Convention On the protection of human rights and main freedoms ".
the adoption of the law On connection to the Convention On protection from enforced disappearance voted at the meeting Happy Wednesday 265 people's deputies With the required minimum of 226 votes.
"The purpose of the law is the fulfillment of the internal procedures, necessary for Ukraine's accession to the international Convention On the protection of all persons from enforced disappearance, which was adopted at the 61st session of the General Assembly of the United Nations on 20 December 2006 and entered into force on 23 December 2010", says the press service of the VR.
It is noted that Ukraine's Accession to the Convention would be in the interests of the country and will help to improve the protection of rights and freedoms, improvement of legal mechanisms to overcome the problem of enforced disappearances, the full implementation of the constitutional guarantees on restoration in the end of the iniquities of human rights.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people.