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Ukraine: Authorities must start to implement police criminality law ahead of Euro 2012

Headline Title:  Ukraine: Authorities must implement police criminality law 14 May 2012 A new law which paves the way for independent investigations into allegations of police violence in Ukraine must be enforced in order to curb widespread police criminality in the country ahead of Euro 2012, Amnesty International said.Ukrainian prosecutors currently work alongside police officers to solve ordinary crimes, and frequently refuse to initiate criminal proceedings against their colleagues,But the new Criminal Procedure Code allows for a new investigative body to look into crimes by officials.…

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