Ukraine’s new parliament must address country’s appalling human rights record
Amnesty International is urging the Ukrainian Parliament to address the issues raised in this letter and start fulfilling its human rights obligations. In Ukraine torture and ill-treatment remains widespread; failings in the criminal justice system lead to lengthy periods of pre-trial detention and refugees and asylum-seekers risk detention and forcible return. Also, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are not protected from discrimination, and could even face prosecution for exercising their right to free expression.
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