Published: 11 Jun 2015 | By Nishma Jethwa
Lutsenko v Ukraine
Case No. 29334/11
Judgment Date: 11 June 2015
On 26 December 2010, Yuriy Lutsenko, former Minister of the Interior of Ukraine and leader of political party, ‘Bloc of Petro Poroshenko’, was arrested. He was remanded in pre-trial detention at the Kyiv Pre-Trial Detention Centre No. 13 until his transfer to Mena colony (Chernihiv Region) on 31 August 2012, after his conviction was upheld on appeal. During this time, Mr Lutsenko went on a hunger strike for 33 days. He was released by Presidential pardon on 7 April 2013.
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