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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

    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...

    Belarus court passes 8-year sentence on Ukrainian journalist probing FSB abduction of teenage Ukrainian political prisoner
    May25

    Belarus court passes 8-year sentence on Ukrainian journalist probing FSB abduction of teenage Ukrainian political prisoner

    The Belarusian Supreme Court has found Pavlo Sharoiko guilty of ‘spying’ and sentenced him to eight years’ imprisonment. The level of secrecy about this case, and the fact that Sharoiko has only had a state-appointed lawyer make scepticism about his apparent confession to the charges seem warranted. …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    ,Another Roma camp set alight, this time with gunshots & racist media report
    May24

    ,Another Roma camp set alight, this time with gunshots & racist media report

    There has been another arson attack on a Roma camp in Ukraine, the third in just over a month, with this one accompanied both by shooting and by an appallingly xenophobic report on the Facebook page of a local media publication. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean Tatar National Congress delegate seized and tortured on anniversary of Ervin Ibragimov’s abduction
    May24

    Crimean Tatar National Congress delegate seized and tortured on anniversary of Ervin Ibragimov’s abduction

    Asan Egiz, delegate of the Qurultay [National Congress] of the Crimean Tatar people, was abducted on 23 May by men in police uniform. This was a chillingly brazen repeat of the abduction and disappearance exactly two years ago of another prominent Crimean Tatar Ervin Ibragimov with the only difference being that Asan Egiz was, thankfully, found,...

    Russia admits complicity in abduction of Crimean Tatar activist through refusal to investigate
    May24

    Russia admits complicity in abduction of Crimean Tatar activist through refusal to investigate

    It is two years since 31-year-old Ervin Ibragimov, member of the Executive Committee of the World Congress of Crimean Tatars, was abducted by men in road patrol uniform from near his home in Bakhchysarai. Despite video footage showing the abduction, the Russian occupation regime effectively never carried out a real investigation, which has only...

    Social care homes in Ukraine
    May23

    Social care homes in Ukraine

    Talking to a person who entered the social care home labyrinth in Ukraine because of a mishap in his or her life, who understands full well that there is no exit except after death, leaves a permanent mark in your memory (Opening words to a conference on May 18, 2018) …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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