Human rights and international humanitarian law norms: Crimea 2020 situation review.

Reports 27.01.2021, 18:20

The use of violence and degrading treatment during detentions, the use of violence against detainees, detention in conditions threatening life and health, detention in custody of persons with medical contraindications to this, refusal to provide the necessary medical care, were recorded in Crimea in 2020.

According to the CHRG data, at the end of 2020, 109 persons deprived of liberty due to political or religious reasons were kept in the places of unfreedom under ‘Crimean’ criminal cases. No releases involving Crimean political prisoners occurred after the ‘exchange’ in September 2019. At least 24 persons were deprived of liberty in 2020.

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Source: The Crimean Human Rights Protection Group

Tags: Crimea