Руководитель представительства Управления Верховного Комиссара ООН по правам человека в Америке, Европе и Центральной Азии Хосе Мария Араназ
Chief of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Americas, Europe and Central Asia Mr. Jose Maria Aranaz

The United Nations urged to respect the rights of Anatoly Sharii in his status as a political refugee

Chief of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Americas, Europe and Central Asia Mr. Jose Maria Aranaz reacted to the announcement of the suspicion to Anatoly Sharii and reminded about the inviolability of the refugee status in accordance with the Geneva Convention of 1951.

In an official letter, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned the actions of the Ukrainian authorities against independent journalists, who are persecuted for their social and political position and promote the development of the democratic values in Ukraine.

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights advised Anatoly Sharii to apply for additional protection to the state authorities of the country of residence.

This letter confirmed that the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is monitoring the violation of human rights in Ukraine in the case of Anatoly Sharii.