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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Q&A: What Does Archbishop Huzar’s Example Mean for Ukraine?
      Jun08

      Q&A: What Does Archbishop Huzar’s Example Mean for Ukraine?

      Archbishop Lubomyr Huzar, who died on May 31, was the leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and a leading moral authority for a very large number of Ukrainians …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Ukrainian journalist Stanyslav Vasin feared captured by Kremlin-backed militants in Donbas
      Jun08

      Ukrainian journalist Stanyslav Vasin feared captured by Kremlin-backed militants in Donbas

      Donetsk journalist Stanyslav Vasin has not been seen or heard from since June 2, and this mother reports that there are signs of a break in and search in his flat. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      ’Judge’ in Soviet-style trial of Crimean Tatar leader is wanted by Ukraine for treason
      Jun08

      ’Judge’ in Soviet-style trial of Crimean Tatar leader is wanted by Ukraine for treason

      The first hearing on ‘the merits’ of the case against Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader Ilmi Umerov has ended without any trace of merits visible. It was clear that the prosecution had amassed a vast amount of irrelevant documents and witness testimony so as to conceal the lack of any evidence, while attempting to present the semblance of a...

      Dodgy life sentence proves no impediment for Ukraine Supreme Court judge vacancy
      Jun07

      Dodgy life sentence proves no impediment for Ukraine Supreme Court judge vacancy

      Ukraine’s first competition for Supreme Court judges is coming to a close, and, as feared, the selection commission has already overridden the Public Integrity Council’s very serious objections to a number of candidates, including one of the judges who sentenced Volodymyr Panasenko to life for a crime he almost certainly did not...

      Why would INTERPOL & Ukraine help Russia seize another political prisoner?
      Jun07

      Why would INTERPOL & Ukraine help Russia seize another political prisoner?

      Ildar Valiev, a Tatar from Kazan whom Russia wants to imprison for involvement in a peaceful organization that is legal in Ukraine has been placed under arrest pending extradition in Odesa …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      For Dignity and Human Rights in Ukraine
      Jun06

      For Dignity and Human Rights in Ukraine

      Public statement of the legal aid system team on violation of basic principles during the competition for the position of the Director of the Coordination Centre for Legal Aid Provision …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russia convicts Ukrainian library director of ‘anti-Russian extremism’
      Jun06

      Russia convicts Ukrainian library director of ‘anti-Russian extremism’

      Natalya Sharina, a 59-year-old librarian has received a 4-year suspended sentence with a 4-year probation period, for supposed ‘extremism’ linked with material in the Ukrainian Literature Library, and on a far-fetched charge of squandering public money. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      RPR: Party quotas must not be applied in appointing new Human Rights Commissioner
      Jun05

      RPR: Party quotas must not be applied in appointing new Human Rights Commissioner

      The Reanimation Package of Reforms calls upon the Parliament of Ukraine to ensure an open and independent competition for the post of the Ombudsman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in compliance with internationally recognized standards of transparency, impartiality and involvement of civil society. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

      Civic Outrage in Ukraine as Justice Ministry Rigs Vital Competition
      Jun05

      Civic Outrage in Ukraine as Justice Ministry Rigs Vital Competition

      Ukraine’s main association of lawyers and different civic organizations have sounded the alarm over a supposed competition which, they believe, was heavily slanted to get the result wanted by the Justice Ministry – namely the appointment of a Deputy Minister of Justice …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Crimean Tatar activist prosecuted for Facebook birthday greeting to Mustafa Dzhemilev
      Jun05

      Crimean Tatar activist prosecuted for Facebook birthday greeting to Mustafa Dzhemilev

      Rustem Mennanov has become the latest Crimean Tatar to be fined or jailed for innocuous social network posts. Such prosecutions are often pretexts for persecution, but also a form of intimidation and warning that even posts from years before Russia’s invasion of Crimea will be used for repressive purposes. …read more Source: Kharkiv...

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