ROZHDESTVENO, April 06. /ITAR-TASS/. The presidium of the Central Council of A Just Russia party decided to set up the party’s branches in Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol on Saturday, the party’s press service reported on April 5.
“The presidium has nominated State Duma Deputies Alexander Terentyev and Mikhail Bryachak as candidates to head the regional branches of A Just Russia party in Crimea and Sevastopol, respectively,” the party said in its statement.
The Central Council of A Just Russia party has suggested creating an international commission to investigate facts of human rights violation by Ukraine’s government bodies.
In a statement released on Saturday the party urged all international organizations whose aim is to protect human rights and freedoms to use all kind of human rights mechanisms for giving an objective assessment of the situation in Ukraine.
A Just Russia party is calling on representatives of human rights organizations and human rights commissioners to take concrete measures to protect the rights of all Ukrainian citizens, including the right to free speech and protection of honor and dignity. The Central Council gave the names of several Ukrainians prosecuted for political motives. They are Pavel Gubarev, the people’s governor of the Donbass region; Arsen Klinchayev, the leader of the Young Guard movement; Alexander Kharitonov, the leader of the Lugansk Guard; Anton Davidchenko, the head of the Youth Unity organization; as well as Mikhail Chumachenko, the leader of the People’s Volunteer Movement of the Donbass region.
“Mass violations of citizens’ rights in Ukraine are clear evidence that the European community lacks effective legal instruments allowing it to promptly react to, reveal, investigate and legally condemn the facts of violation of international norms in part of human rights and freedoms,” A Just Russia party said in its statement.