USA noticed torture and corruption in Ukraine

USA noticed torture and corruption in Ukraine

Bureau of the US state Department in the Bureau of democracy, human rights and labor reported on the massive violations of human rights in Ukraine last year. The document was published on the website of the foreign Ministry.

The report covers the whole of Ukraine, as well as the self-proclaimed Luhansk and Donetsk republics (LNR and DNR) and the Crimea, which the US believes Ukrainian. Responsibility for offenses in the uncontrolled Ukrainian authorities territories, the state Department imposes on Russia.

A separate section talks about “widespread corruption at the government level; censorship; blocking websites; the inability of the government to bring to justice involved in violence against activists (…) and violence against ethnic minorities and the LGBT community.”

In addition, the state Department said that Ukrainian government forces, and “controlled by Russia” forces used violence and torture against soldiers and civilians. Among the most serious violations mentioned in the report “unlawful killings and politically motivated disappearances in the context of the conflict in Donbass”, illegal arrests and detentions, a corrupt judicial system, violations of the conditions of detention in prisons.