Relatives of Ukrainian Vladimir Baloga said that he lost 35 kg. currently his weight is 60 kg, reports “Crimean human rights group”.
In an official response to the Crimean “Prosecutor’s office” announced the protection of Ukrainian, that “the vital indicators of Baluja normal and specialized aid it is not needed.”
“To give explanations about the causes of hunger, including supervising Prosecutor, the defendant refused,” the response of the Supervisory authority.
The document also stated that “the Railway district court of Simferopol” August 13, 2018 ceased production on the application for parole of the activist, which is already more than 1 year and 8 months in custody and more than three months on hunger strike (very limited acceptance of food) in protest.
Lawyer Baluja Olga Dinze told the KKE that the protection of Ukrainians would appeal the decision.
Mother of Vladimir Baloga 9 Aug visited see her son in the detention center p. Razdolnoe. She said that during this time he lost a lot of weight and looks very bad.
“Some bones and skin on the bones. Looks like an old man. I never say that something health is bad. Never. I know that he was sick, and loins hurt, and leg, and everything was bad, and he told me that all is well. When we talked to him, stood beside the policeman, and he with him nothing to say”, – said Natalia Baluch and added that her son practically eats.
Recall, July 5, Razdolnensky district court in Crimea has sentenced the Ukrainian political prisoner Vladimir Baloga to 5 years in a General regime colony and a fine of 10 thousand rubles. (about 4 thousand UAH) on charges of alleged illegal possession of ammunition.
Human rights activists believe that his repression of Pro-Ukrainian position, in particular for the Ukrainian flag, which was posted on his yard.
In protest, Baluch announced an indefinite hunger strike. As at 24 August 2018, this is the 159th day as a political prisoner does not accept food.