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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Key Maidan journalist murder suspect released to flee or to commit more crimes
      Dec26

      Key Maidan journalist murder suspect released to flee or to commit more crimes

      A man who has admitted taking part in the fatal attack on journalist Viacheslav Veremiy in February 2014 has once again been released from custody. This is despite legitimate grounds for believing that if Yury Krysin does not simply go into hiding, he will continue his criminal activities …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      No investigation into abduction of Crimean Tatar activist, just FSB surveillance of his parents
      Dec26

      No investigation into abduction of Crimean Tatar activist, just FSB surveillance of his parents

      Seven months after Ervin Ibragimov’s abduction from near his home in Russian-occupied Crimea, there is nothing to suggest that the de facto authorities are trying to find him. Instead, they have men following the Crimean Tatar activist’s parents. Ervin Ibragimov had reported such surveillance just before he was abducted. …read...

      Open-Source Sleuths Document Extensive Russian Shelling Of Ukraine In 2014
      Dec23

      Open-Source Sleuths Document Extensive Russian Shelling Of Ukraine In 2014

      Open-source investigator Bellingcat says Russia launched “systematic” artillery and other barrages against Ukraine in 2014 that were “essentially an act of war” against its smaller neighbour. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Further reprisals against Russian blogger jailed for reposting that Crimea is Ukraine
      Dec23

      Further reprisals against Russian blogger jailed for reposting that Crimea is Ukraine

      Andrei Bubeev, the Russian blogger serving a 2.5 year sentence for social network reposts of an article entitled “Crimea is Ukraine” and a picture of a toothpaste tube with the caption “Squeeze Russia out of yourself” is being moved to a prison with harsher conditions. The reasons appear to include ‘bad influence on other prisoners’, with...

      Crimean political prisoners tortured on the way to court in Russian occupied Crimea
      Dec23

      Crimean political prisoners tortured on the way to court in Russian occupied Crimea

      At least one of the Crimean Muslims facing fabricated ‘terrorism’ charges under Russian occupation has reported being tortured and threatened when brought to court hearings and a lawyer reports that FSB special force officers are present and used as a menacing threat when the men are taken to see the investigator. …read more Source:...

      Police from Kyiv to investigate anti-Semitic attack on Uman Synagogue
      Dec22

      Police from Kyiv to investigate anti-Semitic attack on Uman Synagogue

      Ukraine’s Prosecutor General reports that a team of detectives from Kyiv will be sent to Uman in the Cherkasy oblast to investigate the foul attack on a synagogue during the early hours of Dec 21. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Ukraine wants to forcibly return vital witness of Moscow’s war in Donbas to Russia
      Dec21

      Ukraine wants to forcibly return vital witness of Moscow’s war in Donbas to Russia

      Vladimir Radyuk has information of crucial importance about Russia’s active role in the military conflict in Eastern Ukraine. This is one reason why he must not be forcibly returned to Russia. The torture he would almost certainly face at the hands of the Russian FSB is another. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russia prepares new criminal charges as Crimean Tatar leader refuses to be silenced
      Dec21

      Russia prepares new criminal charges as Crimean Tatar leader refuses to be silenced

      Russia appears to be concocting yet another criminal prosecution against 59-year-old Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader Ilmi Umerov over statements expressing the same position on Russia’s occupation of Crimea as that set out in resolutions from the UN General Assembly, Council of Europe and all democratic countries …read more Source:...

      UN General Assembly condemns Russia’s occupation of Crimea and rights violations
      Dec20

      UN General Assembly condemns Russia’s occupation of Crimea and rights violations

      As well as openly calling Russia’s behaviour occupation, the General Assembly’resolution is important in identifying the grave rights violations under Russian occupation and demands the release of all unlawfully held Ukrainian citizens. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russia’s Old Tricks Against New Targets
      Dec20

      Russia’s Old Tricks Against New Targets

      The report leaked from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on December 9 confirmed concerns raised during the election campaign: Russia interfered in the US presidential election, with the intent of bolstering President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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