Pressenza: The Invisibles: About Mass Persecution of Dissidents in Ukraine

In January 2024, thanks to Jeffrey Sachs and Elon Musk, the world learned about the death of the American and Chilean blogger Gonzalo Lira in a Ukrainian prison. According to the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU), the blogger “denied Russian war crimes,” accused the Armed Forces of Ukraine of shelling Ukrainian territories and called the Kiev regime “neo-Nazi.” He was captured on suspicion of “justifying Russia’s armed aggression” (article 436-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine), which implies up to eight years of imprisonment. In other words, Gonzalo Lira was prosecuted for his views and opinions.



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