EU urged to provide surgical treatment after 145 days of starvation, which led to serious health problems.
The EU hopes for release serving time in a Russian prison Ukrainian film Director Oleg Sentsov, who has previously stopped the hunger strike. This is stated in the statement of the foreign service of the EU.
In the EU, said that Sentsov was imprisoned for activities carried out in the Crimean Peninsula against the illegal annexation of the Russian Federation. “The EU considers this a violation of international law and elementary standards of justice,” the statement reads.
In the EU He expressed solidarity and support and called to give him surgical treatment after 145 days of starvation, which led to serious health problems.
“Oleg Sentsov has shown incredible courage, determination and dedication during 145 days of starvation. His health has now deteriorated to a critical state. By refusing to provide him proper treatment in a medical institution, the authorities of the Russian Federation has violated human rights, as well as their own obligations under human rights in accordance with international law, namely, the interim measure of the European court of human rights of 25 July of this year,” the statement reads.
The EU stressed that solidarity with Oleg Sentsov and in addition to prompt and adequate treatment hope for his immediate release along with all the illegally detained Ukrainian citizens in Russia and on the Crimean Peninsula.
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