All nine Ukrainians held in detention facilities of the Kingdom of Thailand have received a royal pardon on the occasion of the National Day of Thailand, Verkhovna Rada Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova wrote on her Telegram channel.

“Thanks to cooperation with the Chief Ombudsman of the Kingdom of Thailand and on the occasion of Thailand’s National Day, all Ukrainian prisoners in Thailand have received a royal pardon – two received a pardon in the form of their terms reduced by 1/6 of the actual term of imprisonment (excluding time spent in prison), one person had a prison term reduced by 1/2, and six citizens of Ukraine had their terms reduced and they were released from further punishment,” she wrote.

According to her, six released citizens have already returned to Ukraine.

Denisova thanked the King of Thailand and the staff of the Embassy of Ukraine in this country for the work done to respect and protect the rights of citizens.

Bohdan Marusyak

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