The Committee of Citizens of Ukraine is extremely concerned about the unprecedented decision of the Ukrainian authorities to totally block access to a number of resources of the global Internet network widely used by many citizens of Ukraine. The Committee of Citizens of Ukraine believes that in this case the government of Ukraine has clearly and quite far exceeded the scope of those powers that were delegated to it by the people of Ukraine.
Committee of citizens of Ukraine considers undertaken by the authorities this week’s attack on the studio Savik Shuster unacceptable violation of democracy. Such actions of the government say that the authorities intend to completely suppress all the centers of freedom of speech in Ukraine, as well as to remove from the air all channels unsanctioned criticism of government policy. In fact, today in Ukraine there is a speech about the complete suppression of dissent and trying to create in our country a totalitarian system of government.
Committee of citizens of Ukraine expresses its concern about numerous facts of the persecution of individual politicians and political parties and social movements, oppositional, which take place in Ukraine in recent years.
The Committee of Ukrainian citizens concerned by numerous reports from different regions of Ukraine that the local authorities forced employees of state enterprises to join the Party of Regions of Ukraine.