Recently, there have been concerns about the rule of law vs selective justice in Ukraine. Umbrella organizations of Ukrainians worldwide, as well as in Canada, the United States and Australia, issued statements on this important topic. We publish them below, using the heading each organization provided. (We refer readers to our editorial on this topic that appeared in the June 28/July 5 issue.)
Ukrainian World Congress, June 18:
Warning President Zelenskyy against selective justice
On June 18, UWC President Paul Grod addressed Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky with a letter emphasizing the importance to uphold the rule of law and underlining the threats of selective justice. In particular, the letter highlighted the fact that manipulating the judicial system by political processes will have a negative impact on the international community and on foreign investors.