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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      New armed search in Crimea ends with Crimean Tatar Imam hospitalized
      Aug10

      New armed search in Crimea ends with Crimean Tatar Imam hospitalized

      Russia has marked International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples with both continuing and new repression against Crimean Tatars. These included an armed search of the home which Umer Emiramzaev shares with his wife and three small children, and his parents and brothers. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Appeal to impose sanctions over the political persecution of Volodymyr Balukh

      An open appeal to EU member states, the USA, Canada and other countries to impose sanctions on those involved in the politically motivated prosecution and imprisonment in Russian-occupied Crimea of Ukrainian activist Volodymyr Balukh …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Five Ways We Have Changed the World’s Perception of Ukraine
      Aug09

      Five Ways We Have Changed the World’s Perception of Ukraine

      Ukraine has continued to face many challenges but something has changed in the last year. The country started scoring targeted and powerful public relations goals abroad. At Ukraine Crisis Media Center, where I am a co-founder, we have actively sought to change how Ukraine is perceived …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      76-year-old Crimean Tatar charged with ‘resisting the police’ for defence of political prisoner Akhtem Chiygoz
      Aug09

      76-year-old Crimean Tatar charged with ‘resisting the police’ for defence of political prisoner Akhtem Chiygoz

      76-year-old Server Karametov was detained on Tuesday while standing peacefully outside the High Court in Simferopol where the ‘trial’ is taking place of Crimean Tatar leader and recognized political prisoner Akhtem Chiygoz …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Pussy Riot Members Detained for demanding that Russia #FreeSentsov
      Aug08

      Pussy Riot Members Detained for demanding that Russia #FreeSentsov

      Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot are facing administrative prosecution for a totally peaceful protest calling for the release of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov whom Russia arrested shortly after its invasion and annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russia demands 8-year sentence for Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz
      Aug08

      Russia demands 8-year sentence for Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz

      The de facto prosecutor in Russian-occupied Crimea has demanded an 8-year sentence for Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz in a ‘trial’ that breaches even Russian law and which has openly targeted only Crimean Tatars. This has been recognized as a political trial from the outset, and Russia is clearly hoping to get Chiygoz convicted during...

      Crimea Marathon of Solidarity as Response to Mounting Repression
      Aug08

      Crimea Marathon of Solidarity as Response to Mounting Repression

      Crimean Tatars and other Ukrainians have begun enthusiastically collecting ten rouble coins in the latest response to new methods of repression in Russian-occupied Crimea. The coins are a symbol of solidarity and a means of sharing the financial burden of the fines increasingly imposed for demonstrating support for political prisoners …read...

      Grave Concern for Crimean Tatar Political Prisoner Ruslan Zeytullaev on Indefinite Hunger Strike
      Aug07

      Grave Concern for Crimean Tatar Political Prisoner Ruslan Zeytullaev on Indefinite Hunger Strike

      Ruslan Zeytullaev is continuing the hunger strike he declared on July 27, the day that Russia’s Supreme Court increased his manifestly unjust sentence to 15 years. Zeytullaev’s moving words to the court made it clear that his action was not only in protest at the sentence, but in defence of his people, facing persecution …read...

      Ukraine helps Russia imprison an opposition activist for criticizing Putin
      Aug07

      Ukraine helps Russia imprison an opposition activist for criticizing Putin

      There are very many unanswered questions as to how Russian opposition activist Vladimir Yegorov came to be taken by Ukrainian officials to the border and told he had been refused asylum in Ukraine. The questions need answers since Yegorov has now been remanded in custody back in Russia, almost certainly for his criticism of Russian President...

      The Saakashvili case: politicians kill the law
      Aug07

      The Saakashvili case: politicians kill the law

      A great deal has been said by many about the stripping of Mikheil Saakashvi’s Ukrainian citizenship by the decree of President Petro Poroshenko on July 25. Nonetheless, I would like to draw attention to certain details which have not been discussed and which seem important. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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