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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      New Mass Detention in Russian-occupied Crimea
      Feb21

      New Mass Detention in Russian-occupied Crimea

      Another Crimean Tatar has been charged in Russian-occupied Crimea over an innocuous social network post from 2014, with 10 other Crimean Tatars who arrived outside his home to show moral support and report what has happening also taken away …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      New Laws in Ukraine Obstruct Prosecution for Crimes against Maidan Activists
      Feb21

      New Laws in Ukraine Obstruct Prosecution for Crimes against Maidan Activists

      Laws passed since Maidan are actively blocking the chances of holding those guilty of crimes against Maidan activists to answer. Most worryingly, the law on trial in absentia, essentially tailored around former President Viktor Yanukovych could result in European Court of Human Rights judgements against Ukraine. …read more Source: Kharkiv...

      Ukraine’s Security Service and Human Rights
      Feb21

      Ukraine’s Security Service and Human Rights

      At present the Security Service of Ukraine [SBU] is at the same time a security service and a law enforcement body. Nowhere in the civilized world do security services carry out law enforcement activities. Their purpose is to gather information within the framework of competence defined by law. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

      30 years since the death of General Petro Grigorenko
      Feb21

      30 years since the death of General Petro Grigorenko

      It is 30 years since the death of world-renowned human rights defender and vital voice in support of the Crimean Tatars. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Ominous arrest of a Crimean Tatar activist and claims of training in sabotage & terrorism
      Feb20

      Ominous arrest of a Crimean Tatar activist and claims of training in sabotage & terrorism

      Russian FSB border guards are reported to have arrested a young Crimean Tatar – Seit-Ibraim Zaitullaev – described in most pro-Kremlin media as a ‘saboteur’ and member of the ‘Asker Battalion’. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing
      Feb19

      The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing

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      Feb19

      The Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group works to help people whose rights have been violated and investigates cases involving such abuse, as well as assessing the overall human rights situation in Ukraine. The Group also seeks to develop awareness of human rights issues through public events and its various publications …read more Source:...

      Multiculturalism Is the Answer to Ukraine’s Identity Crisis
      Feb17

      Multiculturalism Is the Answer to Ukraine’s Identity Crisis

      Ukraine has been one of Europe’s most diverse and multicultural lands for centuries. Since the Soviet collapse, this organic multiculturalism has played a disappointingly minor role in Ukraine’s nation-building efforts. However, it is perfectly in tune with the new and inclusive sense of national identity that has flourished in...

      Strasbourg to rule if Russia can ban Crimean Tatar Mejlis for opposing its occupation of Crimea
      Feb17

      Strasbourg to rule if Russia can ban Crimean Tatar Mejlis for opposing its occupation of Crimea

      Ukraine is taking Russia to the European Court of Human Rights over its ban of the internationally recognized Mejlis or Crimean Tatar self-governing body. The ban has rightly been condemned as “a hostile act against the entire Crimean Tatar people” and as a new low for Russia …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Ukraine seeks extradition of aviation enthusiast sentenced by Russia for ‘spying’
      Feb16

      Ukraine seeks extradition of aviation enthusiast sentenced by Russia for ‘spying’

      Ukraine has initiated the extradition proceedings which could get Valentin Vyhivsky returned to Ukraine well over two years after he was seized by armed paramilitaries in Russian-occupied Crimea, held in Russia incommunicado for 8 months and then sentenced in a closed Russian court to 11 years’ imprisonment for alleged spying. …read...

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