Promo-LEX Association and Vera Glijin, the mother of Adrian Glijin, who was kidnapped and is politically detained by the Transnistrian bodies, call on the players involved in the Transnistrian settlement process in the “5+2” format to prove that the young man is alive.
In a news conference at IPN, Promo-LEX lawyer Vadim Vieru said that Adrian Glijin is a political detainee. He is allegedly in the Transnistrian region, where he is illegally held by the local bodies. They exhausted all the legal remedies for holding those to blame accountable. The family and the lawyers do not know if Adrian Glijin is still alive.
The lawyer related that Adrian Glijin was kidnapped by five individuals with balaclavas near Cuzmin village of Camenca district, on the left side of the Nistru, on October 7, 2020, at about 1pm. The family was informed that the young man is accused of treason and is in the custody of the so-called security service in Tiraspol. The given bodies searched the house of Andrei’s mother and confiscated personal belongings.
According to Vadim Vieru, the case is political in character. The Transnistrian administration uses the case of Adrian Glijin as a bargaining chip in another case against a militiaman who tortured Moldovan citizens and who was convicted by a final court decision.
The family does not know if Adrian is alive. For over a year, the mother hasn’t seen her son. This case shows that the Transnistrian administration violated all the human and legal limits in relation to political detainees, such as Adrian Glijin.
A complaint was filed to the European Court of Human Rights and there is one more case started by the Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Moldova.
Promo-LEX calls on all the players, including those involved in the “5+2” format, the constitutional authorities and the Russian Federation, to help prove that Adrian Glijin is alive now. “We will not give up until truthful information about Adrian’s state becomes available and will struggle till then end for his release as he is innocent and is in the custody of unrecognized authorities, being held as a political prisoner,” stated Vadim Vieru.
Adrian Glijin’s mother Vera Glijin said she was told that her son is held in Remand Prison No.3 in Tiraspol. “It is inhuman not to tell anything to a mother. I will do my utmost to see my son near our family,” said the woman, calling on society to support her in her approaches so that justice triumphs.
For the first time, Promo-LEX launched a campaign titled “Show him Alive” in support of Adrian Glijin. The campaign is an online rally to persuade the constitutional authorities, the Russian authorities and the players of the “5+2” format to immediately become involved to defend and set free a person kidnapped over a year ago, about whom nothing is known at present. The immediate objective of the campaign is to obtain images and statements showing Adrian Glinn alive and his condition.