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      Ukraine: Unguided Rockets Killing Civilians

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Unguided Grad rockets launched apparently by Ukrainian government forces and pro-government militias have killed at least 16 civilians and wounded many more in insurgent-controlled areas of Donetsk and its suburbs in at least four attacks between July 12 and 21, 2014. (Donetsk) – Unguided Grad rockets...

      Ukraine: Journalists Detained, Denied Entry

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Ukrainian military and security services have detained three journalists with Russian news services, and border police have denied three more entry to Ukraine in recent days. (Moscow) – Ukrainian military and security services have detained three journalists with Russian news services, and border police have...

      Ukraine: Investigate Odessa Deaths

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Ukrainian government investigation into the violence in Odessa on May 2, 2014, should be thorough, impartial, and capable of ensuring that those responsible are held accountable, Human Rights Watch said today in a joint statement with Amnesty International. (Berlin) – The Ukrainian government...

      Ukraine: Captives Describe Brutal Beatings

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Self-proclaimed authorities in eastern Ukraine should immediately release people held in captivity and put an end to abductions by armed men acting on their behalf. (Donetsk) – Self-proclaimed authorities in eastern Ukraine should immediately release people held in captivity and put an end to abductions by...

      Ukraine: End Politically Motivated Abuses

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The escalating crisis in Ukraine is putting journalists and political activists at increasing risk of political-motivated violence, such as unlawful detention, abduction and assaults. Steps to address the political crisis should include undertakings to end abuses against perceived opponents, the immediate release...

      Ukraine: Displaced People Need Urgent Help

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Ukrainian authorities have not provided adequate protection and assistance to tens of thousands of Ukrainians who were forced to flee their homes, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to President Petro Poroshenko. People have fled because of Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the ongoing armed conflict...

      Ukraine: Escalation Triggers Laws of War

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Ukrainian government forces and armed insurgents in eastern Ukraine must respect the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said in a document published today. “Eastern Ukraine: Questions and Answers about the Laws of War” examines the development of the insurgency in eastern Ukraine into an internal armed...

      Ukraine: Review Operations in Southeast

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Ukraine’s authorities should review counterinsurgency operations in southeast Ukraine to ensure that government forces are complying with all of their obligations under international law. (Berlin) – Ukraine’s authorities should review counterinsurgency operations in southeast Ukraine to ensure...

      Ukraine: Free ‘Disappeared’ Journalist

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Ukrainian authorities should immediately release a journalist apparently forcibly disappeared since May 10, 2014 by government military forces in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. (Donetsk) – Ukrainian authorities should immediately release a journalist apparently forcibly disappeared since May 10, 2014...

      Ukraine: Insurgents Terrorize East Before Vote

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Armed insurgents in eastern Ukraine have gone on a violence spree before the May 25, 2014 presidential elections, terrorizing staff of the district electoral commissions. (Donetsk) – Armed insurgents in eastern Ukrainehave gone on a violence spree before the May 25, 2014 presidential elections, terrorizing...

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