Kiev sent a note to the Russian side demanding the release of lawyer Kubedinova

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine sent a note to the Russian side regarding the illegal detention of Emile Kubedinova Crimean lawyer, protecting the rights of members of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, writes «Interfax-Ukraine».

As reported by foreign Ministry spokesman Marian Betz, also the issue of the release Kubedinova will be discussed at the meetings of international organizations this week.

«We sent a note to the Russian side regarding the illegal detention of Emile Kubedinova demanding to release him, the issue would be addressed this week in the framework of the meetings of all the international organizations UN, OSCE, Council of Europe,» she said at a press conference.

The diplomat informed that on Thursday, February 2, at the meeting of the OSCE permanent Council the question of release of hostages will be on the agenda.

«Unlawful detention and Nicholas Polozova and Emil Kubedinova, lawyer of our political prisoners in the occupied Crimea — it is a new level of repression and intimidation by the occupying authorities. The primary goal is to intimidate the inhabitants of Crimea are ethnic Tatars, Ukrainians, themselves lawyers. And the second is to reduce the level of protection of our political prisoners in the occupied Crimea. Ministry of foreign Affairs strongly condemns such actions of the occupying authorities,» said Betz.

Betz emphasized the necessity of placing on the territory of the occupied Crimea independent observation mission that would be able to give an objective assessment of the observance of human rights in Crimea.

The foreign Ministry spokesman also noted that the Russian side is often ignored diplomatic handling of Ukraine.

«All these documents we collect as evidence base to further complement our evidence base for future actions and for those (claims – ed), which has already begun,» — said Betz.

As reported, on 26 January the security forces, presented by the staff of the center «e» of the interior Ministry of the Crimea, detained Kubedinova, raided his office and residence, where was the bar Association. From the premises of the court Kubedinova led away under guard, arrested for 10 days.




Kiev sent a note to the Russian side demanding the release of lawyer Kubedinova 31.01.2017

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