On 27 February, staff of DPR Ombudsman Office held an on-site reception of citizens in the city of Torez.
The reception was conducted together with representatives of city Administration, Department of Labour and Social Welfare of Torez and Office of the Pension Fund of Torez.
5 citizens asked for Ombudsman’s advice and assistance in restoring their rights. Citizens were concerned about issues related to restoring the status of a liquidator of the consequences of the Chernobyl accident and the use of privileges in the form of parole from a sentence.
The human rights defenders assisted citizens in resolving the problems that they shared at the reception. Currently, the possibility of providing solid fuel for domestic needs for Ms L. is being considered, as well as providing material assistance to the family of Mr M.
The next on-site reception will be held in Nikishino village, Shakhtyorsk region. It is scheduled for 6 March.