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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Critically ill Crimean Tatar political prisoner denied hospitalization
      Apr30

      Critically ill Crimean Tatar political prisoner denied hospitalization

      Without immediate hospitalization, Uzair Abdullaev’s life is in danger, yet the Russian-controlled SIZO prison staff in Simferopol are simply injecting him with antibiotics that only fleetingly reduce his temperature …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Ukrainian-Belarusian journalist seized in Belarus could face 6-year sentence
      Apr30

      Ukrainian-Belarusian journalist seized in Belarus could face 6-year sentence

      38-year-old Dzmitry Halko was arrested on 22 April on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border and is facing charges of ‘attacking a police officer’, with many assuming the arrest to be in fact linked with his role in Belarusian Partisan and other independent Belarusian publications. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      What Europe’s Forgotten War Actually Feels Like
      Apr27

      What Europe’s Forgotten War Actually Feels Like

      Ukraine World met some veterans of the war in Donbas and talked about their memories. Their stories are a mosaic of danger, difficulties, heroism, friendship, and work. Here are some. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Ukrainian disappears after mystery detention in Russian-occupied Crimea
      Apr27

      Ukrainian disappears after mystery detention in Russian-occupied Crimea

      27-year-old Oleksandr Steshenko from Kharkiv has become the latest Ukrainian to learn to his cost the danger of visiting Crimea under Russian occupation. Steshenko first disappeared on 11 April, with the story he was still able to give his mother by phone radically different from the occupation authorities’ version. He has now disappeared...

      Appalling images from neo-Nazi C14 attack on Kyiv Roma camp force police to retract denial
      Apr26

      Appalling images from neo-Nazi C14 attack on Kyiv Roma camp force police to retract denial

      Video footage and witness accounts of the violent dispersal of a Roma camp on Lysa Hora by neo-Nazi C14 thugs emerged on 25 April which were in stark contrast to the version of events presented by the Head of the Kyiv Police, Andriy Kryshchenko. By evening on 25 April, the police finally announced that a criminal investigation had been initiated...

      Lawyer defending Ukrainian journalist accused by Russia of ‘spying’ stripped of his status
      Apr25

      Lawyer defending Ukrainian journalist accused by Russia of ‘spying’ stripped of his status

      Mark Feygin, the well-known Russian lawyer representing imprisoned Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, has been stripped of his lawyer’s status. Feygin asserts that the decision was politically-motivated and links it with his defence of Sushchenko …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russian state TV uses old film footage to ‘prove’ chemical attack in Syria was faked
      Apr25

      Russian state TV uses old film footage to ‘prove’ chemical attack in Syria was faked

      Two Russian state-controlled channels have used shots from a 2016 feature film as part of ‘evidence’ to back Moscow’s claim that the chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma was staged …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Mother of arrested Crimean Tatar activist sentenced for ‘insulting’ and ‘depressing’ a police officer
      Apr25

      Mother of arrested Crimean Tatar activist sentenced for ‘insulting’ and ‘depressing’ a police officer

      49-year-old Zarema Kulametova has been convicted in Russian-occupied Crimea of ‘insulting’ a police officer on the day that her son disappeared for several hours after being taken away by armed enforcement officers. The officer was awarded ‘compensation’ after claiming to have ‘been depressed for several months”...

      No more than 3% of police torture cases in Ukraine reach the courts
      Apr24

      No more than 3% of police torture cases in Ukraine reach the courts

      Two and a half thousand Ukrainians who sought help from medical institutions in 2017 reported that their injuries had been caused by police officers. While the number of such cases is on the rise, the number of criminal proceedings initiated by the prosecutor’s office has decreased …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russia tries to ‘give itself’ more Ukrainian territory
      Apr24

      Russia tries to ‘give itself’ more Ukrainian territory

      The Russian-controlled ‘government’ in occupied Crimea has decided to ‘hand over’ Ukraine’s Tuzla Island to Russia. The move is linked with Russia’s construction of a bridge between Russia and Crimea, and is legally meaningless …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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