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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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