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In Ukraine a life sentence is for life even when you’re innocent

Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group

An important European Court of Human Rights ruling has prompted Ukrainian human rights groups to demand a Constitutional Court review of the current lack of real mechanisms for releasing people sentenced to life imprisonment. The move is particularly important given strong grounds in very many cases for believing that life prisoners are either innocent or did not deserve the severe sentence imposed. . …read more

Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group

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