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    In Ukraine, Politicians Begin to Turn on the Activists Who Brought Them to Power
    Jun07

    In Ukraine, Politicians Begin to Turn on the Activists Who Brought Them to Power

    In Ukraine, Politicians Begin to Turn on the Activists Who Brought Them to PowerMatthew SchaafJune 7, 2017By stepping back from consultation with civil society groups, Ukrainian officials are sidelining a force that drove the 2014 revolution and subsequent democratic reforms. …read more Source: Freedom...

    Ukraine: Choosing an Ombudsman
    May23

    Ukraine: Choosing an Ombudsman

    Press ReleasesUkraine: Choosing an OmbudsmanMay 22, 2017As the Verkhovna Rada — Ukraine’s parliament — debates selection of a new Ombudsman, who has a vital role in calling attention to human rights and democratic governance issues, Freedom House issued a statement. …read more Source: Freedom...

    Remembering Sürgünlik: Supporting Crimean Tatars in a Dark Time
    May18

    Remembering Sürgünlik: Supporting Crimean Tatars in a Dark Time

    Remembering Sürgünlik: Supporting Crimean Tatars in a Dark Time Gina S. LentineMay 18, 2017Today marks the 73rd anniversary of Joseph Stalin’s deportation of the Crimean Tatars from their homeland, Crimea. …read more Source: Freedom...

    Ukraine: New Restrictions on Anti-Corruption Groups
    Mar28

    Ukraine: New Restrictions on Anti-Corruption Groups

    Press ReleasesUkraine: New Restrictions on Anti-Corruption GroupsMarch 27, 2017Following President Poroshenko signing a measure that will increase government monitoring into civil society groups, Freedom House issued a statement. …read more Source: Freedom...

    5 Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held Crimea
    Mar06

    5 Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held Crimea

    5 Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held CrimeaMarch 6, 2017Three years after Russian forces seized the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine, political repression has affected residents’ lives in a variety of ways. …read more Source: Freedom...

    5 Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held Crimea
    Mar06

    5 Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held Crimea

    5 Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held CrimeaMarch 6, 2017Three years after Russian forces seized the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine, political repression has affected residents’ lives in a variety of ways. …read more Source: Freedom...

    Five Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held Crimea
    Mar06

    Five Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held Crimea

    Five Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held CrimeaMarch 6, 2017Three years after Russian forces seized the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine, political repression has affected residents’ lives in a variety of ways. …read more Source: Freedom...

    Scoring Ukraine in ‘Freedom in the World’
    Feb10

    Scoring Ukraine in ‘Freedom in the World’

    Scoring Ukraine in ‘Freedom in the World’February 10, 2017The release of Freedom House’s annual Freedom in the World report last week generated considerable debate about the findings for Ukraine, in the dialogue below, Arch Puddington, Distinguished Fellow for Democracy Studies, answers questions about Ukraine’s standing in...

    Russian Forces in Crimea Pressure Human Rights Lawyers
    Jan26

    Russian Forces in Crimea Pressure Human Rights Lawyers

    Press ReleasesRussian Forces in Crimea Pressure Human Rights LawyersJanuary 26, 2017Occupation forces detained Emil Kurbedinov, a prominent Crimean Tatar lawyer in Crimea, and one of his clients, Seyran Saliev. Kurbedinov was arrested and almost immediately tried and convicted. …read more Source: Freedom...

    Crimea Is Ukraine, and Dozhd Isn’t the Tip of the Russian Spear
    Jan17

    Crimea Is Ukraine, and Dozhd Isn’t the Tip of the Russian Spear

    A news presenter at Dozhd. © https://tvrain.ru/teleshow/here_and_now. Crimea Is Ukraine, and Dozhd Isn’t the Tip of the Russian SpearMatthew SchaafJanuary 17, 2017The rage against critics of the National Radio and Television Council’s sudden decision to ban cable broadcasts of the Russian television channel Dozhd in Ukraine is...

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