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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Key reformer quits over ’total corruption’ & ’lawlessness’ in Prosecutor General’s Office
      Feb15

      Key reformer quits over ’total corruption’ & ’lawlessness’ in Prosecutor General’s Office

      Vitaly Kasko, who has resigned as Deputy Prosecutor General, had earlier warned that while the Prosecutor General spends so much time in the President’s Administration, you can forget about real reform …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Human Rights in Ukraine in 2015: Key Trends
      Feb15

      Human Rights in Ukraine in 2015: Key Trends

      This overview of the human rights situation is the first section of the Ukrainian human rights organizations’ Report ‘Human Rights in Ukraine – 2015′ which is published each year by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Observers: Fighting Flares In Eastern Ukraine, Residents In ‘Dire’ Situation
      Feb15

      Observers: Fighting Flares In Eastern Ukraine, Residents In ‘Dire’ Situation

      OSCE Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier says it’s difficult for the OSCE monitors to determine whether Russian soldiers and arms are crossing into Ukraine now because they only have a mandate to observe at two border crossings, where they are positioned on the Russian side. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Donbas militants could sentence Ukrainian hostages to death for ’spying’
      Feb15

      Donbas militants could sentence Ukrainian hostages to death for ’spying’

      The first official ‘death penalty’ in the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [‘DNR’] was announced on Feb 12, following new seizures of civilians, such as 60-year-old academic Ihor Kozlovsky and assertions that the Kremlin-backed militants are not holding hostages, only people accused of ‘crimes’ who could face...

      Crimean Tatar Rights Activist & 3 others jailed on Russian-style ’terrorism’ charges
      Feb13

      Crimean Tatar Rights Activist & 3 others jailed on Russian-style ’terrorism’ charges

      A court in Russian-occupied Simferopol has remanded in custody four Crimean Muslims, including Emir-Huseyn Kuku from the Crimean Contact Group on Human Rights. The court hearings coincided with a second day of armed searches specifically of Crimean Tatar homes. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      New Attack on Crimean Tatar Muslims in Russian-occupied Crimea
      Feb13

      New Attack on Crimean Tatar Muslims in Russian-occupied Crimea

      Emir Huseyn KukuUPDATE Four Crimean Tatars, including Emir Huseyn Kuku, a member of the Crimean Contact Group on Human Rights, remain in custody after a day in which the Russian FSB and OMON riot police carried out at least eleven armed searches of Crimean Tatar Muslim homes and detained 12 people. Fears that Russia is fabricating a new...

      Prosecutor General Shokin’s Year of Failed Investigations and Blocked Reform
      Feb13

      Prosecutor General Shokin’s Year of Failed Investigations and Blocked Reform

      It is one year exactly since President Petro Poroshenko put forward Viktor Shokin as Prosecutor General, a post Shokin controversially holds to this day …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Put Donbas Hostages on Normandy 4 agenda now
      Feb13

      Put Donbas Hostages on Normandy 4 agenda now

      A year after Vladimir Putin agreed that all hostages and prisoners of war would be released on an all for all basis, the militants who answer to Moscow are not only refusing to release those seized earlier, but have recently taken others prisoner. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      What’s Behind the Resignation of Minister Abromavicius?
      Feb13

      What’s Behind the Resignation of Minister Abromavicius?

      The resignation of Aivaras Abromavicius from the position of Minister of Economic Development and Trade is another nail in the coffin for the hopes for serious reform in Ukraine …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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