Report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, at the invitation of the Government, visited Ukraine on an official mission from 22 October to 5 November 2008. In Kyiv, Donetsk, Simferopol, Sevastopol, Lviv, Uzhhorod, Mukachevo and Chop, the delegation met with Government authorities, representatives of civil society, relatives of detainees, members of domestic monitoring mechanisms and representatives of international and regional organizations. It conducted individual interviews in confidence with 138 detainees and approximately 100 collective interviews in the 21 facilities visited, where people are deprived of their liberty.

Full-text of the report you may read here: WGAD – Mission to Ukraine

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