Announcement: New report by the UN Human Rights office to be released on 19 September

On Wednesday, 19 September, at 11:00am. The UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine will present its new report, covering the period between 16 May and 15 August 2018. The findings of this report are based on 177 in-depth interviews with witnesses and victims of human rights violations on both sides of the contact line, as well as site visits and trial monitoring. The work on Crimea was done through the offices in Kyiv and Odesa.

The report will be launched with a press conference at the Ukraine Crisis Media Centre, Khreshchatyk Street, 2 (Ukrainian house), Kyiv.

The report will be presented by Ms. Fiona Frazer, Head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine. The press-conference will be English, with interpretation into Ukrainian. Copies of the new report and other materials will be made available at the press briefing.

For more information or interviews, please contact: Iryna Yakovlieva at +380503868069 or e-mail [email protected]