Published: 1 Dec 2013

Tymoshenko’s pre-trial detention arbitrary and unlawful


On 11 October 2011 a Kiev district court found former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko guilty of exceeding her authority and abusing her position, sentencing her to seven years’ imprisonment, to be followed by a three-year ban from office. She was later indicted on charges of misappropriating funds and fraud.

To read more about Tymoshenko’s case, please follow the link below.