"KrymSOS" files a complaint with the ECHR regarding the unlawful detention of Iryna Danilovych
"KrymSOS" NGO has filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding the unlawful detention of citizen journalist Iryna Danilovych in occupied Crimea. This was announced by the chairman of the "KrymSOS" board, Oleksiy Tilnenko, Krym.Realii reports.
"'KrymSOS' lawyers have prepared and submitted a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights. The complaint concerns the unlawful detention of citizen journalist Iryna Danilovych, which violates a number of human rights enshrined in the Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and its protocols," said Tilnenko.
The human rights activists recalled that Article 5 of the Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms stipulates that everyone has the right to freedom and personal integrity.
As IMI reported, on December 28, 2022, the occupation court of Feodosia, Crimea, sentenced citizen journalist and human rights activist Iryna Danilovych to seven years in prison on charges of illegal storage and manufacture of explosives under Part 1 of Art. 222.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.
Iryna Danilovych was detained on April 29 in the occupied Crimea. She was detained on her way from work on the road from Koktebel to Feodosia. Her house in Vladislavivka village was searched, her phone and laptop were seized.
In late July, Danilovych said that officers of the Federal Security Service of the russian federation (FSB) beat her and continue to pressure her.
Iryna Danilovych worked as a nurse, and was also a citizen journalist, covering the problems of the health care system in Crimea and sharing information about the war in Ukraine.
The Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea has opened a case regarding the illegal searches and detention of Iryna Danilovych.
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