Municipal Council of the French capital voted for it unanimously.

He was awarded the title of honorary citizen of Paris

Oleg Sentsov was made an honorary citizen of Paris. For it unanimously voted by the municipal Council of the city, according to mediaUA with reference to the "Novaya Gazeta".

The decision was made at the suggestion of the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo.

"Paris is known as the capital of human rights... it is our responsibility to promote these values and fight for their respected everywhere in the world. Oleg Sentsov should be released," said Hidalgo.

A few days before that before the building of the main hall there was a stand dedicated to Sentsov. From 30 July Sentsov portrait hanging on the facade of the city hall of the 4th district.

The mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo has repeatedly reminded that this metropolis is considered the world capital of human rights, so the city cares about this reputation and continues to fight for freedom around the world, in particular in the case of illegal detention of Sentsov.

The news of the appropriation of Oleg Sentsov an honorary citizen of Paris commented by the Ambassador of Ukraine to France Oleh Shamshur. "I thank mayor Anne Hidalgo, and all the people who supported this decision, for the manifestation of solidarity with the Ukrainian Director! Continue the mobilization for the release of all Ukrainian political prisoners of the Kremlin!" – he wrote in Twitter.

We will remind, today, on September 24, the sister of Oleg Sentsov Natalie Kaplan told me that her brother had lost hope.

May 16, 2018, the lawyer of Oleg Sentsov said that his client 14 may declared an indefinite hunger strike. Thus Sentsov demands the release of all Ukrainian prisoners held in Russian prisons.

8 Aug sister. Natalia Kaplan reported that he continues the hunger strike in a Russian prison, almost does not arise. "It's not just bad, all the catastrophically bad. Oleg me through the lawyer handed over the letter, he almost stands up. He wrote that the end was near,

After that, L. Denisova appealed to his Russian counterpart Tatiana Moskalkova and Chairman of the Council for civil society development and human rights under the Russian President Mikhail Fedotov, asking to discuss any terms of the exchange of the Ukrainian Director to his rescue. Ukrainian Ombudsman stressed that the situation with Sentsov requires an immediate response due to the deterioration of his health due to a long hunger strike.

In early September, 2018 Sentsov gave his companion from the Crimea to work on his unfinished films and scripts.

18 Sep BP appealed to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, proposing the candidature detained in Russia Ukrainian Director, a political prisoner Oleg Sentsov for the Nobel peace prize. For the corresponding resolution No. 9040 voted 245 deputies.

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