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Protest Action: “SBU! Your duty is national security, not persecuting historians”


“Zabily was carrying information for us, the People of Ukraine”; “History is for the people, not the Security Service”; “SBU! Your duty is national security, not persecuting historians”: these are the banners which will be seen on Wednesday, 15 September. From 1 to 2 p.m. the Kharkiv Human Rights Group will be holding a picket of the Kharkiv Regional Department of the SBU [Security Service)

The action is in protest at the detaining and questioning for 14.5 hours by SBU officers of historian Ruslan Zabily, Director of the National Memorial Museum of Victims of the Occupation Regimes “Tyurma na Lonskoho” in Lviv. The action will also highlight unlawful classification of publicly important information about Ukraine’s history.

Wednesday, 15 September at 2 Myronosytska St.

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