Human Rights Offside photo exhibition opens June 8 in Kyiv

Police officers view flowers left in memory of Ihor Indylo, a student who died under suspicious circumstances in police custody in Kyiv in 2010 after being illegally detained on the eve of his 20th birthday. © Marina Hovorukhina, 2010

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