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    Lecture on Human Rights in Occupied Territories: The Case of the Crimea (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
    Mar22

    Lecture on Human Rights in Occupied Territories: The Case of the Crimea (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

    This study of the 2014 Ukrainian crisis focuses on the activities of separatist forces in the Crimean peninsula and on their support by Russia. A chronological summary of the antecedents and consequences of the Ukrainian president’s deposition is followed by the analysis of arguments for and against the conduct of the self-proclaimed...

    Open Letter to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
    Jun13

    Open Letter to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

    VOLYA Institute for Contemporary Law and Society commends the Ukrainian civil society on their successful effort to remove a historically inaccurate textbook that misrepresented the EuroMaidan movement and was especially insulting to people in Crimea and eastern Ukraine. We further commend the Ukrainian government for listening to the public and...

    The Continuing Conflict between Russia and Ukraine: Multiple Perspectives
    Apr12

    The Continuing Conflict between Russia and Ukraine: Multiple Perspectives

    Two years after the occupation of Crimea, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine remains unresolved. Millions of internally displaced persons, deepening humanitarian crisis in Eastern Ukraine, continued “hybrid” warfare, multiple economic and social hardships – these are just few of the consequences of this frozen, festering conflict. On the eve...

    The Catastrophic Collapse of Independent Media in Crimea: The Last Two Years and the Road Ahead
    Mar14

    The Catastrophic Collapse of Independent Media in Crimea: The Last Two Years and the Road Ahead

    The developments in today’s “Information Age” continue to raise scores of important questions. Is free media a human right? How does the media function in a closed society, where propaganda is more readily available than trustworthy information? How does the information leak out from these societies to the rest of the world, so that the...

    Human Rights on Occupied Territory: Case of Crimea Report at the UN headquarters and the U.S. Congress
    Nov30

    Human Rights on Occupied Territory: Case of Crimea Report at the UN headquarters and the U.S. Congress

    Razom and Volya Institute for Contemporary Law and Society to collaborate in presenting the Human Rights on Occupied Territory: Case of Crimea Report at the UN headquarters and the U.S. Congress. New York, NY, November 30, 2015 – In the spring of 2015, an international team of lawyers, with the support and endorsement of the New York University...

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