Petition by Ukrainian lawyers in response to the situation in Ukraine

Voices of Ukraine

February 7, 2014  petitions247.net
Translated by Olia Knight
Source: http://www.petitions247.net/lawyers_on_crisis

We, the undersigned, are professional lawyers who cannot and will not accept lawlessness, which has been unfolding before our eye in Ukraine for the past two and a half months. Moreover, the events of the past weeks in Ukraine have proven that violations of law and elementary principles of human morals are not only widespread, but are systematically endorsed by public authorities.

As a result of the heroic and sacrificial work of hundreds of journalists and civil activists, the entire country has received unequivocal proof of crimes committed en masse by all branches of Ukrainian government:

  • The MPs vote for bills without reading them, pressured by those who must be controlled and restrained,
  • The police protect those who break the law and torture peaceful protesters, and
  • Courts knowingly issue illegal judgments without doing any research, as well as in complete disregard…

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