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 Security Service of Ukraine will provide Amnesty International with proof of tortures and humiliations by citizens of Russian Federation on occupied territories

The Security Service of Ukraine is ready to provide human rights organization Amnesty International with all the evidence about crimes against humanity and human rights abuse by the mercenaries and Russian citizens that took place in the occupied Crimea and Donbas.

This was written by Markiian Lubkivskyi, adviser to the Head of the Security Service wrote in his Facebook account, Censor.NET reports.

The Security Service Head Valentyn Nalyvaichenko and the Executive Director of Amnesty International Ukraine Tetiana Mazur have coordinated the ways of cooperation today. The meeting was held on the initiative of the Security Service Head, in particular to discuss the AI report on the situation with human rights in Eastern Ukraine that was published recently.

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Mazur thanked Nalyvaichenko for "immediate reaction on the report and investigation" and spoke in favor of close cooperation between AI and the Security Service on preventing and punishing of human rights abuse in the ATO zone.

Nalyvaichenko, in his turn, noted that the Security Service highly appreciates the work of Amnesty International which is aimed at preventing and stopping the cross human rights violation and rendering assistance to the abused ones. He said the Security Service is ready to provide AI with all the stuff they have on crimes against humanity, human rights violation, on tortures and humiliations in particular, in the occupied Crimea and in the temporarily occupied territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions by the fighters and Russian citizens, especially the servicemen of the Russian army.

On the other hand, the Security Service together with the military Prosecutor's office are ready to properly investigate each of the human rights abuse cases mentioned in the AI report in order to find out all the facts and establish the truth. For that purpose Nalyvaichenko asked T.Masur to give his office the statements on the abuse cases found so that they could perform a thorough investigation.

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"Each complaint will be carefully examined, each confirmed case of human rights limitation or violation by Security Service officers in particular will be investigated and the perpetrators will be brought to justice," the Security Service Head said.

Earlier the Defense Ministry of Ukraine answered Amnesty International that Ukrainian army was not detaining any prisoners of war or hostages.



 
 
 
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