Ukie SBU Keeping Civilian Prisoners in “Basements”


August 25th, 2015 translated by J. Arnoldski

“DNR authorities liberated a resident of Kramatorsk from
Ukrainian captivity”

The Commission on Prisoners of War of the DNR has liberated a resident of occupied Kramatorsk from Ukrainian captivity. This
was reported to a correspondent of DAN today by Liliya Rodionova, member of the
Commission on Prisoners of War of the DNR.

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“By way of negotiations with the Ukrainian side on Friday, August
21, we successfully were able to return home a resident of the city of
Kramatorsk from the captivity of security forces,” – the interlocutor of the
agency reported, “This is a civilian who has no relation to the militia or the
Republic in general. He was detained by the Ukrainian side and held in the
local department of the SBU.”

She added that the relatives of the victim provided aid to the
Commission on Prisoners of War of the DNR. The family of the released was not
named for security reasons.

Earlier, the DNR Commissioner for Human Rights, Daria Morozova,
stated that in Ukrainian prisons and so-called “basements” remain in
custody about 1311 people, including 555 servicemen, 559 people are imprisoned
simply for political convictions, and 197 civilians that have no relation to
the conflict.

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