43 Nations Push for Probe In Navalny’s Death

43 nations united to call for an impartial international inquiry into the passing of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny. They underscored that President Vladimir Putin holds the highest level of accountability for the incident. Among those expressing condemnation at the UN Human Rights Council were members of the European Union, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Norway.

In the wake of Alexei Navalny’s passing at the age of 47 in an Arctic prison colony, mourners gathered in Moscow on Friday to pay their respects, chanting his name in a poignant display of defiance.

43 Nations Push for Probe

Representing 43 nations, EU ambassador Lotte Knudsen conveyed collective dismay to the UN Human Rights Council, squarely attributing the responsibility for Navalny’s demise to President Putin and Russian authorities. The call for an impartial international inquiry into the circumstances surrounding his sudden death resonated strongly, highlighting the urgent need for transparency and accountability.

Emphasizing their profound concern, the nations underscored the alarming trend of escalating and systematic repression within Russia, particularly targeting civil society. The demand for an independent and transparent investigation reflects a broader international consensus on the imperative to uphold human rights and the rule of law.

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