The special Rapporteur of the United Nations on the issue of extrajudicial and summary executions Christof Haines (by Christof Heyns) will assess the circumstances with human rights in Ukraine in the framework of the visit to the country 9-18 September, according to a statement released on the first day of the week the statement of the press service of the office of the high Commissioner of the United Nations on human rights.
As told in OHCHR, the special Rapporteur will be required " to assess the level of protection of the right to life in the country since the escalation of the fall in early 2014 ".
"The main purpose of my visit is to focus on the violence that currently exists in the country, including unlawful killings, deaths in prisons, attacks and fear-mongering active participants, reporters and political opponents, kidnapping, and excessive use of force military power, police organizations and armed groups ", - quotes OHCHR words Haynes.
during the visit he plans to visit Kiev, Odessa, Mariupol, Kramatorsk. Haines, for example, the legal component will assess existing practices for the use of force by the military and police organizations. In addition, is expected to visit the territories controlled by the DPR and LPR.
following the visit to Ukraine Haines will prepare a report on the situation in the country, which will be shown at the regular session of the Council of the United Nations on human rights in June 2016.