The former head of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych has filed a lawsuit in the European court of human rights (ECHR) in connection with periodic violations by Ukraine of human rights concerning it, about it it is reported in the report by the British advocacy organization Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP, which represents the desire of Yanukovych.
"the head of Yanukovych filed a lawsuit in the European court of human rights in connection with periodic violations by Ukraine of human rights in relation to him ", – it is reported in the report, the news Agency.
the private lawsuit Yanukovych asks the court " to assure the violation of his rights under the European agreement on human rights, including the right to a fair hearing (article 6), right to an effective investigation of attempts on his life and the right to protect his life (article 2), as well as the right not to be discriminated against in political status and beliefs (article 14) "." the head of the Yanukovych began this trial, as it is already Clear that the Ukrainian government is definitely focused on criminal prosecution ", - has told his lawyer Joe Hague. According to his statement, " the Ukrainian government made the holding of unfair trials that violate the fundamental human right – to attend the trial and defend himself against (against) charges."" There is no doubt that Ukrainian prosecutors are under considerable political pressure to provide a conviction on false criminal charges, including those that were created only to provide a basis for our use of sentences of the European Union on President Yanukovych ", – he added. October 13, Yanukovych's son Alexander also filed a lawsuit against Ukraine in the ECHR. Alexander Yanukovych in a private lawsuit asks the ECHR to oblige the state of Ukraine to pay him material compensation in the amount of the market value of the shares of the Bank. Recall, 22 February in Ukraine change of power with signs of a coup, the Verkhovna Rada to dismiss the head of the country Viktor Yanukovych from power, after which he fled the country.