PRESS CONFERENCE IN KYIV ON THE DEPORTATION OF UZBEK ASYLUM SEEKERS
On 21 February 2006 at 15.00 in UNIAN (Kyiv, Khreschatyk, 4) human rights organizations – the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union and Amnesty International in Ukraine will hold a press conference on the recent violation by Ukraine of fundamental norms of international law in its illegal extradition of 10 asylum seekers to the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Participants in the press conference:
Dmytro Groisman – UHHRU, coordinator of the Vinnytsa Human Rights Group
Nataliya Dulneva – Head of Amnesty International in Ukraine
The Regional Representative of the UNHCR in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova will also take part in the press conference.
During the press conference a joint statement from human rights organizations with demands to the President of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, international and intergovernmental organizations will be made in connection with the violation by Ukraine of international human rights norms.
Organizers of the Press Conference
The Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union (Dmytro Groisman 8 067 284-64-50)
Amnesty International in Ukraine (Antonina Taranovska 8 044 469-70-27,