Human rights ambassadors from 10 countries of Europe called on Kremlin to free Navalny

23.04.2021

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Human rights ambassadors from a dozen countries of Europe called on Russia to immediately release Russian politician Alexei Navalny from prison and provide him with access to treatment. The joint declaration by the ambassadors stated this, UATV reports.

In the document they express their concern with deterioration of Navalny’s health.

The ambassadors reminded that the European Human Rights Court (EHRC) has ruled out that the ruling of the Russian court on Navalny is ungrounded. 

“We again repeat our appeal to the Russian authorities to immediately release Navalny from imprisonment, and provide him with relevant medical treatment, according to the EHRC ruling. Russian has to adhere to its international obligations on the ban of tortures and inhumane treatment, and on provision of a just court and freedom of expression”, – the message tells.

Human rights ambassadors from Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Great Britain, Germany, France, Spain and Luxembourg signed the document.

To remind, at the end of March Alexei Navalny has went on hunger strike in prison because of deprivation of medical treatment.

Earlier, it was reported that more than 1,700 people were detained during the meetings for Navalny’s support.

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