MEPs slam Ukraine over Tymoshenko

MEPs slam Ukraine over Tymoshenko


The European Parliament has again condemned the conviction of the former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko as a violation of human rights and an abuse of the judiciary for political purposes. MEPs stated in their resolution that the persecution of Tymoshenko was designed to silence Ukraine's leading opposition politician.

European lawmakers said that the failure to review Tymoshenko's conviction will jeopardise the prospects of concluding the EU-Ukraine association agreeme...


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