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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Police & prosecutors accused of protecting Maidan murder suspect from justice
      Feb06

      Police & prosecutors accused of protecting Maidan murder suspect from justice

      A journalist investigation has highlighted disturbing police and prosecutor links which may explain the baffling downgrading in the charges against Yury Krysin, who took part in the killing of journalist Viacheslav Veremiy during the bloodiest days of Euromaidan in February 2014. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      ‘Patriotic but Questionable” Language Laws Help Moscow, not Ukrainian Unity
      Feb06

      ‘Patriotic but Questionable” Language Laws Help Moscow, not Ukrainian Unity

      Three draft language laws tabled in Ukraine’s parliament have elicited mixed reactions in Ukraine and a predictable stream of fake news stories and deliberate misinformation from Russian and pro-Russian media …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russian Human Rights Ombudsperson thinks jailing Crimean rights lawyer Kurbedinov & seizing his clients’ records is OK
      Feb06

      Russian Human Rights Ombudsperson thinks jailing Crimean rights lawyer Kurbedinov & seizing his clients’ records is OK

      Crimean lawyer Emil Kurbedinov has been freed after 10 days’ unwarranted imprisonment but the FSB are still holding computers seized during armed searches. This is an obvious violation – recognized by everybody except Russia’s Ombudsperson – of both Kurbedinov’s rights and the rights of the many victims of persecution he is...

      From Fake News to Fake Opinion
      Feb03

      From Fake News to Fake Opinion

      The Center for Global Strategic Monitoring website appears to be an impressive and thoughtful news and opinion site at first glance. However, one does not have to dig deep to discover that the organization is phony …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Latvian citizen on trial accused of war crimes in Donbas
      Feb03

      Latvian citizen on trial accused of war crimes in Donbas

      The latest trial in an EU country of a person accused of fighting for Kremlin-backed militants in Eastern Ukraine began on Feb 1 in Riga. Artem Skripnik, a 26-year-old Latvian citizen, faces a sentence of up to 10 years’ imprisonment if convicted …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Avdiivka Offensive Aimed at Better Kremlin ‘Dialogue’ with Trump & Undermining Minsk Agreement
      Feb02

      Avdiivka Offensive Aimed at Better Kremlin ‘Dialogue’ with Trump & Undermining Minsk Agreement

      A Russian political analyst suspects that the Kremlin has initiated the shelling of Avdiivka and resulting deaths in order to secure a better deal with the USA, one that will enable it to keep destabilizing Ukraine, while freeing itself of sanctions …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Mafia methods used to get the ‘right’ court rulings in Russian-occupied Crimea
      Feb02

      Mafia methods used to get the ‘right’ court rulings in Russian-occupied Crimea

      A moment of limited judicial independence in Russian-occupied Crimea on Jan 25 got forgotten amid the mounted offensive against lawyers defending political prisoners and imprisonment of human rights lawyer Emil Kurbedinov. Any celebration over the refusal to extend the detention of Redvan Suleimanov would, in any case, have been premature...

      US Mission to OSCE: On the Emergency Situation in Avdiivka
      Feb01

      US Mission to OSCE: On the Emergency Situation in Avdiivka

      Temperatures have dropped far below freezing in Ukraine. Without water, electricity, or heat, the lives of thousands of people are at stake. Combined Russian-separatist forces must halt their attack on Avdiivka. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Kremlin-Installed Crimean Leader Admits Preparations for Armed Uprising
      Feb01

      Kremlin-Installed Crimean Leader Admits Preparations for Armed Uprising

      De facto Crimean leader Sergei Aksyonov’s testimony on Jan 31 against Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz clashed with hard evidence, but it did some interesting details. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Enemy No. 1 for Exposing Lawlessness & Repression in Russian-occupied Crimea
      Jan31

      Enemy No. 1 for Exposing Lawlessness & Repression in Russian-occupied Crimea

      Several dozen Russian lawyers have issued a hard-hitting statement in support for jailed Crimean Tatar rights lawyer Emil Kurbedinov and his colleagues who, they stress, are providing the last obstacle to total lawlessness in Russian-occupied Crimea …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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