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Public and deputies will control investigation of crimes committed against peaceful protesters of Euromaidan

December 1, 2014

Public control of investigation of crimes against Euromaidan

Public and deputies will control investigation of crimes committed against peaceful protesters of Euromaidan

This was said during press conference dedicated to status of investigation of crimes against the Revolution of Dignity. There will be created Commission for prosecution of people involved in crimes committed during Euromaidan initiated by Public Sector of Euromaidan in Verkhovna Rada and Deputy Igor Lutsenko.

‘The day of dispersal of student Maidan on November 30 2013 changed our history forever. This day is getting far from us and those who shed human blood on Maidan hope and time is working for them. They hope that we will gradually forget about this, distract to other current problems. But we remember. The evil grows and multiplies until it is punished’, – says Oleg Slabospytskiy.

Commission on prosecution of persons involved in the crimes committed during Euromaidan, with participation of deputies from different political fractions, will perform public and deputy control over the process of investigation of crimes against peaceful protesters over the whole Ukraine during Revolution of Dignity.

‘This commission would be powerless if the is no public pressure. I am pleased to respond to the initiative of the Public Sector of Euromaidan. I believe that we can achieve results together’, – said Igor Lutsenko.

Public and deputies will control investigation of crimes committed against peaceful protesters of Euromaidan

In addition, speakers announced summarized data about number of victims and condemned for their crimes during Euromaidan and also response of state authorities concerning state of investigation as of November 2014.

‘As a witness of Maidan, I want the perpetrators of crimes to be punished in a legal way, I don’t want national penalty of pogrom’, – said Kateryna Ovcharenko, witness of events of the night of November 29 to 30.

Independent observers – representatives of Euromaidan SOS, Center of information on human rights, Center of civil liberties and group of public observation ‘OZONE’ – managed to get to 82 hearings which dealt with crimes committed against participants of Euromaidan. According to data collected by public activists, generally in the period from November 21, 2013 to February 22, 2014, 115 people were killed or received injures which led them to death later.

 

Previously we reported that journalists observed unloading of part of Russian humanitarian convoy which had violated Ukrainian border and illegally entered its territory.

Source: uacrisis.org


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