Office of the Ombudsman held a flash mob in support of Ukrainian political prisoners.

31/05/2018 17:23

The Ombudsman Ms Liudmyla Denisova, the employees of the Secretariat of the Parliament Commissioner and public activists held flash mob in support of Ukrainian political prisoners Oleh Sentsov, Oleksandr Kolchenko and other Ukrainians detained in Russian Federation.

The picture supporting #FreeSentsov flash mob was taken during the meeting of the Commissioner with the representatives of NGOs.

It shall be mentioned that similar flash mobs in support of detained in Russian Federation filmmaker Mr. Oleh Sentsov and other political prisoners were held in different regions of Ukraine and around the world.

On May 14, Oleh Sentsov declared a hunger strike demanding the release of all Ukrainian political prisoners held in Russia.

In this regard the Commissioner for Human Rights Ms Liudmyla Denisova has opened proceedings by the facts of violation of the rights and freedoms of Ukrainian citizens Oleksandr Kolchenko and Oleh Sentsov. Ms Denisova has also contacted the Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation to facilitate the meeting with Mr. Sentsov.