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At least 127 citizens of Ukraine are behind bars in Crimea due to political persecution

This is reported Crimean Human Rights Group (CHP) in the report “The human rights situation in Crimea and one hundred and fifty days of full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine”.

“As of July 26, 2022, at least 127 citizens of Ukraine are in places of deprivation of liberty as part of politically motivated and / or religious criminal prosecution,” the report says.

In addition, human rights activists added, 8 more people are under house arrest.

Full list of Crimean political prisoners published on the KKE website.

As reported, on May 6, the Prosecutor General’s Office of Russia declared “undesirable” on the territory of the Russian Federation and in the occupied Crimea, the activities of the Ukrainian public organization “Crimean Human Rights Group”, which, according to the Russian security forces, allegedly “poses a threat to the constitutional order and security of the Russian Federation.”

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At 4 am on February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in the occupied Donbas. Russia launched missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine and launched a direct full-scale invasion in four directions. The armed forces of Ukraine are rebuffing the enemy, the blitzkrieg plan – to capture Kyiv in two or three days – failed, the Russian army retreated from the capital. The Russian military commits thousands of war crimes and crimes against humanity throughout Ukraine.

Center for Investigative Journalism maintains a daily chronicle Russia’s war against Ukraine on all platforms: YouTube, facebook, Telegram, Twitter

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