Statement on the Violence in Independence Square, Kyiv,
TORONTO - KYIV:
The International Council in Support of Ukraine (ICSU) condemns the
indiscriminate and extreme violence unleashed on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 by the
Ukrainian government against its own citizens. The target of the ongoing
attacks are the Maidan protesters in the nation’s capital, Kyiv, and throughout
the country, who are demonstrating their support of Euro-integration and the
defence of national freedom, individual liberty, democracy and rule of law.