In the occupied Crimea continues to torture prisoners.
The UN mission presented a report on the situation of human rights in Crimea
In the occupied Crimea “authorities” continue to torture prisoners. This was stated by the head of the UN monitoring mission on human rights Fiona Fraser, in reporting on the Crimea, reports RBC-Ukraine.
“The authorities in Crimea to use any forcible extraction of confessions by torture and ill-treatment. So, prisoners continued to be transferred to Russia, where we documented the denial of medical care, and at least one death of a detainee,” he said.
According to her, in the Crimea, a new trend of interference in professional activities of lawyers who defend human rights.
“Our work in the Crimea contributed to the resolution of the UN General Assembly No. 71205. The resolution recognizes that the Crimea is occupied by Russia. In this report, we concerned about the serious human rights violations in the Crimea, in particular detainees,” added Fraser.
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We will remind, the European Parliament will hold a debate on the situation in the Crimea and political prisoners in Russia on March 16.