At 16:30, July 1, 2021, journalist, writer, former political prisoner in the Russian Federation Stanislav Aseyev will present an English-language edition of his book «The torture camp on paradise street». The event is organized in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Institute, and the International Charitable Foundation «Izolyatsia» (ICF «Izolyatsia»).
The presentation is a part of the campaign to raise international awareness of the facts of violation of human rights and illegal activities of Russia on the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine with an ultimate goal of bringing about the closure of the illegal prison «Izolyatsia» and other similar illegal facilities.
The event guests will be First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Emine Dzhaparopva, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov, Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine Larisa Galadza, Director General of the Ukrainian Institute Volodymyr Sheiko, ICF «Izolyatsia» representatives, heads of foreign diplomatic missions and international organizations accredited in Ukraine.
The presentation will take place at the «IZONE» Creative Community (Naberezhno-Lugova St. 8, Kyiv). COVID-19 health and safety regulations apply. The event will feature short presentations by speakers, followed by a discussion.
Media representatives wishing to take part may apply for accreditation until 11:00, 1 July at: https://forms.gle/29qect3FQej1z8C49 .