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    In Ukraine, Children’Book Featuring Lesbian Parents Met With Threats, Fears Of Violence
    Sep15

    In Ukraine, Children’Book Featuring Lesbian Parents Met With Threats, Fears Of Violence

    A book highlighting different types of families, including one headed by a lesbian couple, has been pulled from a large book fair in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv over fears of possible violence. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Abducted Crimean Tatar beaten, tortured and abandoned after ‘voluntarily’ entering FSB office
    Sep15

    Abducted Crimean Tatar beaten, tortured and abandoned after ‘voluntarily’ entering FSB office

    It took the FSB in Russian-occupied Crimea over 24 hours to admit that Renat Paralamov had been in their offices, and then they came up with the surreal claim that he had ‘voluntarily’ returned there after being released on Wednesday afternoon. They have given no explanation for the brutal torture, including beatings and electric shocks,...

    Abducted Crimean Tatar beaten, tortured and abandoned after ‘voluntarily’ entering FSB office
    Sep15

    Abducted Crimean Tatar beaten, tortured and abandoned after ‘voluntarily’ entering FSB office

    It took the FSB in Russian-occupied Crimea over 24 hours to admit that Renat Paralamov had been in their offices, and then they came up with the surreal claim that he had ‘voluntarily’ returned there after being released on Wednesday afternoon. They have given no explanation for the brutal torture, including beatings and electric shocks,...

    New law on judicial reform could return Ukraine to secretive court proceedings
    Sep15

    New law on judicial reform could return Ukraine to secretive court proceedings

    The changes, proposed by President Poroshenko, would be a serious step backwards away from the greater court transparency achieved since Maidan …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Six Major US Foreign Policy Failures of the Post-Cold War Era
    Sep15

    Six Major US Foreign Policy Failures of the Post-Cold War Era

    In the 1990s, US officials, all of whom would go on to serve in the George W. Bush White House, authored two short, but deeply important policy documents that have subsequently been the guiding force behind every major US foreign policy decision taken since the year 2000 and particularly since 9/11.These documents include the Defense Planning...

    The Victory at Stake in the Russian-Belarusian War Games
    Sep15

    The Victory at Stake in the Russian-Belarusian War Games

    Despite all the reputational risks posed by its war games with Russia, Minsk is trying to reap diplomatic benefits from them. The Belarusian military can show Western observers that Minsk’s guarantees can be trusted. On the other hand, it can convince Moscow that the country isn’t “going down the Ukrainian route,” because it...

    Witty Protest Highlights Critical Choice for Ukraine – Supreme Court Judges or Monsters in Judge’s Robes
    Sep14

    Witty Protest Highlights Critical Choice for Ukraine – Supreme Court Judges or Monsters in Judge’s Robes

    Ukrainian civic activists staged a clever protest action in Kyiv on September 13 in a final attempt to prevent 30 judges who received negative assessments from the Public Integrity Council from being appointed to the Supreme Court …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean Tatar abducted after ‘search’ by masked men in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Sep14

    Crimean Tatar abducted after ‘search’ by masked men in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Renat Paralamov has not been seen since masked men carried out what they claimed to be an ‘inspection’ of his home in Nizhnegorsk, in Russian-occupied Crimea. Even if, as seems likely, the Russian FSB is behind this latest seizure, there is every reason to consider that their treatment of the young Crimean Tatar should be viewed as an...

    How Attorneys in Ukraine Can Use Health Law to Save Lives
    Sep14

    How Attorneys in Ukraine Can Use Health Law to Save Lives

    In Ukraine and other parts of the world, attorneys who understand how laws governing justice and health intersect have a much better chance of protecting their clients—both literally and legally. …read more Source: Open Society...

    How solar power can protect the US military from threats to the electric grid
    Sep14

    How solar power can protect the US military from threats to the electric grid

    Using solar power could give the U.S. military some advantages – and more security. Diane Durden/U.S. Marine CorpsAs the U.S. military increases its use of drones in surveillance and combat overseas, the danger posed by a threat back at home grows. Many drone flights are piloted by soldiers located in the U.S., even when the drones are flying...

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