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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

    Lopaskino is a conditionally Ukrainian settlement along the delimitation line
    Sep23

    Lopaskino is a conditionally Ukrainian settlement along the delimitation line

    During the pre-conflict period the village of Lopaskino belonged to Slavyanoserbsky district and was a part of Slavyanoserbsky settlement council. On October 7, 2014 the Verkhovna Rada has changed the administrative-territorial device of the Luhansk region by the resolution No. 1692-VII, having established new borders of Novoaydarsky and...

    Russia sentences Ukrainian journalist Mykola Semena for expressing the UN’s stand on Crimea
    Sep23

    Russia sentences Ukrainian journalist Mykola Semena for expressing the UN’s stand on Crimea

    A court in Russian-occupied Crimea has passed a two and a half year suspended sentence on Ukrainian journalist Mykola Semena for expressing his opposition to Russia’s occupation of Crimea. It was thus found that an opinion piece written by Semena contained ‘public calls to action aimed at violating Russia’s territorial...

    Prisoners of war captured defending Ukraine abandoned & in danger of fake ’trials’
    Sep23

    Prisoners of war captured defending Ukraine abandoned & in danger of fake ’trials’

    There is an urgent need for Ukraine to formally recognize the soldiers who were taken prisoner by Russian or Russian-backed fighters as prisoners of war, yet Ukraine’s parliament is procrastinating on this, and on other measures to coordinate efforts to bring the men back home …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Prisoners of war captured defending Ukraine abandoned & in danger of fake ’trials’
    Sep23

    Prisoners of war captured defending Ukraine abandoned & in danger of fake ’trials’

    There is an urgent need for Ukraine to formally recognize the soldiers who were taken prisoner by Russian or Russian-backed fighters as prisoners of war, yet Ukraine’s parliament is procrastinating on this, and on other measures to coordinate efforts to bring the men back home …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Human rights in the territory controlled by the Government of Ukraine along the delimitation line and in so-called Luhansk People’s Republic and Donetsk People’s Republic (2017)
    Sep21

    Human rights in the territory controlled by the Government of Ukraine along the delimitation line and in so-called Luhansk People’s Republic and Donetsk People’s Republic (2017)

    Human rights in the territory controlled by the Government of Ukraine along the delimitation line human rights on so-called Luhansk People’s Republic and Donetsk People’s Republic, main problems in investigation of grave HR violation …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov’s powerful final words in surreal trial where ‘traitors put patriots on trial’
    Sep21

    Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov’s powerful final words in surreal trial where ‘traitors put patriots on trial’

    Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov has ended his final address (translated here) to a de facto court under Russian occupation by suggesting that they will all meet again at the international courts at the Hague and these are no empty words …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Dramatic Acquittals in Trial over Odesa 2 May 2014 Riots
    Sep21

    Dramatic Acquittals in Trial over Odesa 2 May 2014 Riots

    There were violent scenes in Odesa on Monday evening following the sensational acquittal of 20 pro-Russian activists who had been charged over the fatal disturbances in Odesa on May 2, 2014. The outrage from some quarters, and the prosecutor’s stated intention to appeal the ruling cannot hide the brutal truth that a guilty verdict, given...

    Court in occupied Crimea demands 3-year suspended sentence for journalist over criticism of Russia’s annexation
    Sep21

    Court in occupied Crimea demands 3-year suspended sentence for journalist over criticism of Russia’s annexation

    The prosecution in Russian-occupied Crimea has demanded a three-year suspended sentence for Mykola Semena, the 67-year-old journalist on trial for expressing his opinion – and the position of international treaties which Russia remains a party to. De facto prosecutor Svetlana Petrovna Budinskaya also proposed to ban Semena from engaging in...

    Russia’s Peacekeeping Proposal in Ukraine Is a Sham
    Sep18

    Russia’s Peacekeeping Proposal in Ukraine Is a Sham

    Russia has introduced a United Nations draft resolution for peacekeepers in Ukraine amid acclaim by German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and the chairman of the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia bans Crimean Tatar Football Match in Occupied Crimea, yet allowed to host 2018 World Cup
    Sep18

    Russia bans Crimean Tatar Football Match in Occupied Crimea, yet allowed to host 2018 World Cup

    Police controlled by the country which is hosting the World Football Cup in 2018 banned young Crimean Tatars from holding a football match on September 16, and forced them to remove the Crimean Tatar flag. The match which had already begun was not allowed to continue, and three people were taken aside for ‘questioning’, including the...

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