Lawyers of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych asking the court to hear testimony from their client. This is stated in the message of the law firm, which provides protection to Yanukovych, Ukrainian Pravda wrote.
Protection requires recognition of the wrongful «deprivation of the Pechersk court, Viktor Yanukovych the right to justice and the right to present testimony».
«We filed a lawsuit on 28 December 2016 and I hope that the decision of the District administrative court of Kiev the court will be obliged to fulfil the requirements of articles 55 and 129 of the Constitution of Ukraine, article 6 of the Convention for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, the International Covenant on civil and political human rights and to interrogate Viktor Yanukovych personally,» said the lawyer Vitaly Serdyuk
According to the lawyer, «systemic failures» of the Pechersk court to take from Yanukovych’s explanations on all of the suspicions against him and, in particular, recently, about high treason — «this is a gross violation of personal human rights protection guaranteed by a number of normative acts and the threat of the imposition of unreasonable verdict».
«Every citizen of our state Constitution, the CCP, the International Covenant on civil and political rights, the Convention on the protection of human rights guaranteed the right to be questioned in the case in which there are allegations,» said the lawyer
«Pechersk district court repeatedly these guarantees were broken, and my client was wrongly denied in the trial testimony, without which it is impossible to objectively establish the truth», — said the lawyer.
As reported, Yanukovych is suspected of committing treason, aiding the authorities of the Russian Federation in deliberate acts committed with the aim of changing the boundaries of the territory and the state border of Ukraine, waging aggressive war.
Thus, Yanukovych was charged with crimes under part 1 article 111, part 5 article 27, part 3 of article 110, part 2 of article 437 of the Criminal code of Ukraine.
Protection through the court requires to hear the testimony of Yanukovych 03.01.2017