Morozova demands UN assess actions by chief of human rights mission in Ukraine

August 22, 2019 18:47
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Donetsk, Apr 22 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic ombudswoman Darya Morozova demanded that the United Nations Organisation assess the actions by chief of the UN human rights mission in Ukraine who supported criminal prosecution of Donbass politicians by Kiev.

“Darya Morozova demanded proper assessment of actions by head of the UN human rights monitoring mission Matilda Bogner, as well as confirmation of the impartiality and independence in executing the Mission’s mandate in connection with the Donbass conflict,” the ombudswoman’s press service reported on Thursday.

The DPR ombudswoman sent a formal request to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Jeria, following pubic approval of Kiev’s criminal prosecution of DPR officials and human rights activists.

The incident occurred on August 20. Ukraine’s chief military prosecutor Anatoly Matios announced that Kiev suspected a number of DPR politicians and activists of unlawful activities such as gathering evidence on Ukraine’s war crimes in Donbass. The list of suspects included Morozova and DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova. Bogner supported Matios.*jk

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