Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, will visit Ukraine and Russia between 7-10 September.
The visit comes amid:
· Violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed by all sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine
· Mounting evidence about Russia’s alleged role in the conflict
· Calls for Ukraine to tackle its long-standing culture of impunity for police abuses
· Increasing attacks in Russia on the rights to freedom of expression, to assembly and to association
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