Ex-Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the former ruling Party of regions Nikolay Levchenko has appealed to the international human rights organization Human Rights Watch with the application to assess compliance against him in Ukraine the criminal proceedings which it regards as political persecution.
in January 2015, the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) was announced wanted Levchenko, charged him of committing iniquity, stipulated by point 3 of article 110 of the Criminal code of Ukraine, which is in public appeals to change of borders of the territory and the state border of Ukraine
"The SBU opened a case under the criminal code against me for speaking in Parliament where I was enforced to stop the anti-terrorist operation (as in Kiev called military action in the Donbas - ed.), conduct dialogues (with representatives of uncontrolled Kiev Donbass - ed.), decentralization, constitutional reform," - said Levchenko Fins news .
"Was falsified examination, which indicated that like such calls, conduct dialogues, is a concession to the separatists, because it is a sign of separatism. Also indicated that My request to stop anti-terrorist operation humiliated the Ukrainian army ", - he said.
Levchenko said that he wants to achieve assessment from European human rights organizations.
"I use international human rights organizations to protect their rights and reputation, as it not only threatens my freedom of movement, it also hurts my reputation. My weapon is publicity, for this reason I will make was the reaction of human rights organizations - and not only Human Rights Watch, I wrote to the European Commission on human rights ", he added.