Oleg Sentsov: "I don't consider this court a court at all" (via BBC)

posted 22 Jul 2015, 15:01 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 22 Jul 2015, 15:07 ]
"I don't consider this court a court at all, so you can consider whatever you want" - Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian film director, whose trial on charges related to terrorism offences began at the North Caucasus military court in Rostov-on-Don on 21 July 2015. Oleg Sentsov is being tried along with Ukrainian left-wing activist Oleksandr Kolchenko

The BBC report cites AFP as a source for this remark by Oleg Sentsov at the first day of his trial.

Source: "Ukraine film director Sentsov in 'terror' trial in Russia," BBC, 21 July 2015

See also: Halya Coynash, 'Trial of Oleg Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko: First Day', Human Rights in Ukraine, 21 July 2015

Photo: Никита Татарский, 'Сенцов и Кольченко в зале суда', Radio Svoboda - Oleg Sentsov (on the right) and Oleksandr Kolchenko (on the left) on the first day of their trial.