In addition to the six cases in the European court of human rights (ECHR), Ukraine has filed lawsuits in the international court of justice. This was announced by the Minister of justice Pavel Petrenko at the briefing on Monday, August 13, reports 112.ua.
“There are also 2 cases in the International court of justice relating to the prohibition of the financing of terrorism (violation of these Conventions by the Russian Federation), prohibition of discrimination on any grounds. And the third case in the International Tribunal for violations of the rights of Ukraine on mineral resources and landscapes that were actually seized by the Russian Federation,” he said.
The Minister stressed that he hopes for the beginning of consideration in the European court of human rights (ECHR) 2 claims against Russia in late 2018 – early 2019.
We will remind, the Ministry of justice of Ukraine as of today has filed to the European court of human rights 6 claims against Russia. The latter concerns violations of the rights of political prisoners.
In particular, Ukraine requests the court to enter personal sanctions against Russian officials and Ukrainian offers to create the “Magnitsky list”.