Protest in Kharkiv against police violence
On Thursday 7 April a picket organized by the Kharkiv Human Rights Group took place outside the Kharkiv Regional Police Department. Despite the rain the picket was attended by around 70 people, both concerned members of the public and representatives of different civic organizations.
They were expressing their outrage over the continuing violence at the hands of the police.
As reported, a few days ago yet another person detained, Yevhen Zvenigorodsky, died after being beaten by police officers. Since the beginning of the year 18 people have died in police stations.