U.N. CALLS FOR RELEASE OF RUSSIANS ARRESTED FOR PROTESTING AGAINST MOBILIZATION ORDER
The United Nations has recapitulated its clamour to release people detained in Russia for protesting against President Vladimir Putin’s mobilization order.
A spokeswoman for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ravina Shamdasani, said that over 2,300 people have been arrested in various parts of the county.
Speaking with newsmen, she said, “It is unclear how many people remain in detention. The U.N. calls for the immediate release of all those arrested for peaceful demonstrations of the mobilization order.”