Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova appealed to the UN, the Council of Europe and its Ukrainian counterpart Valeria Lutkovska with the petition of a group of Ukrainian politicians to release from custody of the chief of the Kharkov city center of the Ukrainian Association of working-age people with disabilities " Oleg Novikov.
the reason for this was obtained before Pamfilova treatment of people's deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of different convocations, which asked " to immediately apply to the Ukrainian authorities about the release from prison of O. V. Novikova, the invalid of 2 groups, who lost a leg in the end heavy the catastrophe ", When it is the sole breadwinner of 2 young children, informs the website of the Ombudsman.
Novikov, who was also the leader of the organization " Exodus ", at the end of may the district court of Kharkiv has been found guilty of an "encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine" and sentenced to three years of imprisonment.
"The Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova sent to the UN, the Council of Europe and the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for human rights with the petition of a group of Ukrainian politicians to assist in the release from custody of the chief of the Kharkov city center of the Ukrainian Association of working-age people with disabilities "Oleg Novikov," - said on the Internet office of the Commissioner, indicating that the treatment was targeted on 21 July.
Thus Pamfilova stressed that the mandate of the Ombudsman in the Russian Federation does not allow her to interfere in the internal Affairs of a foreign country, however, it nourishes the hope of mercy.
"taking into account not only the letter but also the spirit of humanistic values, I cannot leave this appeal without attention