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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

    Ukrainian Open Dialogue activist deported from Poland after criticizing right-wing government
    Aug17

    Ukrainian Open Dialogue activist deported from Poland after criticizing right-wing government

    Lyudmila Kozlovska, a Ukrainian national who has lived in Poland with her Polish husband for 10 years, has been deported from the country in a move widely viewed as linked with the couple’s open criticism of the current government’s attack on the independent judiciary …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Kremlin uses blatant lies as excuse to not free Oleg Sentsov
    Aug17

    Kremlin uses blatant lies as excuse to not free Oleg Sentsov

    The Kremlin has rejected the plea from Oleg Sentsov’s mother that President Putin ‘pardon’ her son. It claims that the request must come from Sentsov although this was not the case when Putin issued decrees ‘pardoning’ three other Ukrainian political prisoners. It also claims, equally falsely, that Sentsov is a Russian citizen....

    One death, four political prisoners in Russia’s war against the Crimean Tatar Mejlis
    Aug17

    One death, four political prisoners in Russia’s war against the Crimean Tatar Mejlis

    Russia’s National Guard, involved, in the ‘special operation’ that caused the death of Vedzhie Kashka, 83-year-old veteran of the Crimean Tatar national movement, has refused to release any information, citing ‘the fight against terrorism’. The pretext is nonsensical, and, combined with the disappearance of all video footage of...

    Ukraine takes Russia to European Court of Human Rights over 71 Kremlin hostages
    Aug17

    Ukraine takes Russia to European Court of Human Rights over 71 Kremlin hostages

    Ukraine has lodged a vital inter-state application with the European Court of Human Rights over Russia’s persecution of 71 Ukrainians illegally held prisoner in Russia or occupied Crimea. It is the sixth inter-state application filed against Russia since its invasion of Crimea in early 2014, but the first to specifically address...

    Investigation sabotaged into savage acid attack on civic activist who exposed police corruption
    Aug17

    Investigation sabotaged into savage acid attack on civic activist who exposed police corruption

    New and very disturbing details have emerged regarding the police investigation into the savage acid attack on Kateryna Handziuk, an adviser to the Mayor of Kherson and a civic activist known for her hard-hitting criticism of the police …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Visit Russia and face a 14-year sentence on secret charges
    May29

    Visit Russia and face a 14-year sentence on secret charges

    A Russian prosecutor has demanded a 14-year sentence for Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko on mystery spying charges in a ‘trial’ heard before a closed court. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukrainian Jewish associations outraged by Kyiv Council plans for bloodstained Koliyivshchyna anniversary
    May29

    Ukrainian Jewish associations outraged by Kyiv Council plans for bloodstained Koliyivshchyna anniversary

    The VAAD Association of Jewish Associations and Communities and a number of other Ukrainian Jewish organizations have expressed strong concern over the decision by the Kyiv City Council to hold events marking 250 years since Koliyivshchyna, a rebellion which resulted, among other things, in the 1786 Uman Massacre of Poles, Jews and...

    Detained in Moscow for demanding that Russia #FreeSentsov
    May28

    Detained in Moscow for demanding that Russia #FreeSentsov

    As concern mounts over Oleg Sentsov’s indefinite hunger strike, Russians have been detained for legal single-person pickets in his defence and French President Macron has been called upon to act as intermediary in securing Sentsov’s release. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukrainian prosecutor accused of brutal attack on Roma hate crime lawyer
    May28

    Ukrainian prosecutor accused of brutal attack on Roma hate crime lawyer

    Andriy Mukha, the lawyer representing victims of a fatal attack on Roma residents in Vilshany (Kharkiv oblast) has himself been badly beaten up in his office by men who, he says, were led by a local prosecutor. A criminal investigation has been launched, and though Mukha was alone at the time, the assailants did not wear masks and there appears...

    Official naming of Russian military source for the missile that downed MH17 brings justice at the Hague a step closer
    May25

    Official naming of Russian military source for the missile that downed MH17 brings justice at the Hague a step closer

    For the purposes of both one current case before the UN International Court of Justice and future cases at the International Criminal Court, the Joint Investigation Team’s conclusions could not have been of greater significance. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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