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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Russian prison staff on trial after 16-year-old Ukrainian tortured to death
      Dec20

      Russian prison staff on trial after 16-year-old Ukrainian tortured to death

      Vitaly Pop was just 16 when he died of horrific injuries inflicted by Russian prison staff following his arrival in a ‘corrective prison’ for young offenders. He was probably picked out for ‘special treatment’ because of his Ukrainian accent, and his torturers used nationality-linked words of abuse while beating him …read more...

      Strasbourg to rule on Russia’s 2nd deportation of Crimea Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemiliev
      Dec20

      Strasbourg to rule on Russia’s 2nd deportation of Crimea Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemiliev

      Russia’s Supreme Court has upheld the 5-year ban imposed shortly after Russia invaded Crimea preventing Mustafa Dzhemiliev from entering his homeland …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Moscow court upholds inclusion of Memorial Society on ‘foreign agents’ register
      Dec19

      Moscow court upholds inclusion of Memorial Society on ‘foreign agents’ register

      A court in Moscow has flouted Russia’s own Constitutional Court and refused to cancel the inclusion of the renowned International Memorial Society from Russia’s notorious list of so-called ‘foreign agents’ …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Trump is on collision course with international law over Crimea
      Dec19

      Trump is on collision course with international law over Crimea

      If, as US intelligence believes, Russia interfered in the US elections to get Donald Trump elected, it is certainly being rewarded for its efforts and expense …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Ukrainian savagely beaten in Russian-occupied Crimea then arrested
      Dec19

      Ukrainian savagely beaten in Russian-occupied Crimea then arrested

      It was not enough that the only person punished after Ihor Movenko was brutally attacked was the Ukrainian himself, not his assailant. Now Movenko has been arrested and beaten, this time by the FSB to force him to ‘confess’ to extremism. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Putin caught honouring notorious Donbas & Syria ’mercenary’ commander
      Dec16

      Putin caught honouring notorious Donbas & Syria ’mercenary’ commander

      Dmitry Utkin, otherwise known as ‘Wagner’, whose highly trained Russian fighters are known to have been involved in Russia’s invasion of Crimea, in the conflict in Donbas and in Syria, was one of Putin’s guests at a Kremlin reception to mark ‘Heroes of the Fatherland Day’ …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

      EU report: Ukraine carrying out unprecedented reforms
      Dec16

      EU report: Ukraine carrying out unprecedented reforms

      A joint report by the European External Action Service and the European Commission says that Ukraine is carrying out unprecedented reforms across its economy and political system, and its democratic institutions have been further revitalised. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Germany’s Siemens Company accused of scam to bypass Crimean sanctions
      Dec16

      Germany’s Siemens Company accused of scam to bypass Crimean sanctions

      A new twist has been reported in the story of Siemens gas turbines which could be used to deliver the turbines to Russian-occupied Crimea without Germany’s Siemens openly bypassing EU sanctions. A check is urgently needed since the scam suggested would cast a shadow over Siemens and demonstrate serious failings in sanction controls....

      Appeal from Aleppo
      Dec15

      Appeal from Aleppo

      The White Helmets in Aleppo have given everything. Now we need the international community to do the same. Please share this message. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Closed ‘court’ in Russian-occupied Crimea moves to strip Crimean Tatar leader of his lawyer
      Dec15

      Closed ‘court’ in Russian-occupied Crimea moves to strip Crimean Tatar leader of his lawyer

      A court in Russian-occupied Crimea has ordered that Nikolai Polozov be interrogated as a witness in the prosecution of Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov, giving the FSB grounds to demand his removal from the case. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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