Ukraine waiting for international condemnation and court proceedings, If it is not detected will take into account the Advisory group of the Council of Europe violations in the investigation of crimes on Maidan and in Odessa, said the Director of the human rights Commissioner of the COE and Ukraine Christos dzhakomopulos in the interview to the Ukrainian weekly
He noticed that the identified shortcomings in the conduct of investigative activities violate the European Convention on human rights.
Therefore, according to the diplomat, the Kyiv authorities are obliged to take into account the position of international Advisory group and take corrective actions wherever it may be.
If Kiev will ignore the comments, the Ukrainian government will have to respond to the ECHR on the claims of the victims, drew attention Dzhakomopulos.
"The report purpose is not to impose anything, but to warn the authorities that inaction in the end would result in a violation, which will be discussed in court. Then the Ukrainian government and Ukraine As a state and subject of international law will be criticized for violations of human rights in 2 main cases: in relation to the events on Maidan and in Odessa. I think, because it is the political responsibility of the authorities in Ukraine to defend against such opponents, " explained Christos dzhakomopulos.
The Advisory group of the Council of Europe, proceedings of the Ukrainian authorities to the events in Odessa on 2 may 2014, believes that the weaknesses identified in the investigation undermined the ability of the Ukrainian authorities to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Dozens of active participants Antimiani lost his life on may 2 during a fire in the House of trade unions, which May have been burned by the extremists banned in the Russian radical "Right sector" and their supporters. According to the summary data, lost his life 48 people, 214 damaged. However, for small data, 48 more people unaccounted for. The people's choice Odessa regional Council Vadim Savenko said that the Kyiv authorities conceal the true information about the dead activists Antimiani in the House of trade unions: according to him, lost his life 116 people. As before stated, 48 more people unaccounted for.
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