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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      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...

      Will Ukraine’s Parliament Accomplish Anything This Fall?
      Sep12

      Will Ukraine’s Parliament Accomplish Anything This Fall?

      On September 5, a new political season began in Ukraine. Parliamentary speaker Andriy Parubiy has already branded parliament’s new plenary session “the autumn of reforms” by promising to deliver results on some of the most hot-button issues, including healthcare, pension, education, and judicial reforms …read more Source: Kharkiv...

      European Court of Human Rights intervenes over Russia’s abduction of 19-year-old Ukrainian
      Sep12

      European Court of Human Rights intervenes over Russia’s abduction of 19-year-old Ukrainian

      The European Court of Human Rights has given Russia until September 25 to provide medical documents for Pavlo Hryb [or Gryb], the young Ukrainian whom Russia is believed to have forcibly taken from Belarus and imprisoned …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Human rights groups warn of dangerous legislative offensive against NGOs in Ukraine
      Sep09

      Human rights groups warn of dangerous legislative offensive against NGOs in Ukraine

      A coalition of major Ukrainian human rights organizations has added its voice to demands that Ukraine’s government put an end to the mounting attack on non-governmental organization …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russia admits to abducting 19-year-old Ukrainian Pavlo Hryb
      Sep09

      Russia admits to abducting 19-year-old Ukrainian Pavlo Hryb

      13 days after 19-year-old Ukrainian Pavlo Hryb vanished after entering Belarus, Russia’s FSB [Security Service] has admitted that he is in Russian custody in a Krasnodar SIZO [remand prison] …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Fears for the life of young Ukrainian abducted by Donbas militants
      Sep07

      Fears for the life of young Ukrainian abducted by Donbas militants

      There is still no information about the whereabouts of 22-year-old Mykola Petukhov who was seized by armed militants of the so-called ‘Luhansk people’s republic’ in the early morning of August 31. The abduction is of immense concern since Mykola’s mother reports that a young man, identified only as Oleksiy, was seized just a...

      Russia under Putin: Small child solemnly swears to prosecute her mother if required
      Sep07

      Russia under Putin: Small child solemnly swears to prosecute her mother if required

      At a ceremony in St Petersburg on September 1 marking the beginning of the academic year for future ‘investigators’, a little girl solemnly promised Alexander Bastrykin, head of the Investigative Committee that she would shop her mother if that were required by her work …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      How to Finish the Revolution in Ukraine
      Sep06

      How to Finish the Revolution in Ukraine

      More than three years after the Euromaidan, Ukraine still hasn’t successfully prosecuted any high-level crooks, and we’ve got plenty here. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      European Court asked to intervene over suspected Russian abduction of 19-year-old Ukrainian
      Sep06

      European Court asked to intervene over suspected Russian abduction of 19-year-old Ukrainian

      There is still no information about the whereabouts of 19-year-old Pavlo Hryb, ten days after he entered Belarus and vanished. Given the strong grounds for fearing that the young man has been abducted by Russia’s FSB, and that his life could be in danger without badly needed medication, his family and lawyer have asked the European Court of...

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