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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Ukrainian hostages savagely tortured for ‘Crimea saboteur confessions’ fight back
      Dec15

      Ukrainian hostages savagely tortured for ‘Crimea saboteur confessions’ fight back

      Two Ukrainians seized by Russia’s FSB and accused of a ‘Crimean sabotage’ plot have lodged formal complaints with Russia’s Investigative Committee. Both allege savage forms of torture applied by the FSB to extract ‘confessions’ and demand proper investigations …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Misleading OSCE Media report ignores Russia’s annexation of Crimea
      Dec14

      Misleading OSCE Media report ignores Russia’s annexation of Crimea

      An OSCE representative should certainly treat Crimea and areas under the control of Kremlin-backed militants as Ukraine, but ignoring Russia’s culpability for flagrant rights violations leads to serious distortion of the facts. This is just one of the concerns about the report by Dunja Mijatović, the OSCE Representative on Media Freedom....

      Ukraine bans import of ’anti-Ukrainian’ books from Russia
      Dec14

      Ukraine bans import of ’anti-Ukrainian’ books from Russia

      Ukraine’s parliament has passed a law aimed at checking books from an aggressor state for ‘anti-Ukrainian content’ and, where such content is found, banning them. While the ongoing abundance on the Ukrainian market of material full of toxic lies and propaganda is of concern, doubts arise about the law’s efficacy, as well as over...

      Putin’s Plot Against Europe
      Dec13

      Putin’s Plot Against Europe

      A populist and antiestablishment wave spreads across a continent — and across the Atlantic — putting the very idea of a united Europe on life support. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Many detained in Russia for reading aloud the Russian Constitution
      Dec13

      Many detained in Russia for reading aloud the Russian Constitution

      At least 15 people were detained in Moscow on Dec 12, Russia’s Constitution Day, for a peaceful action reading the Constitution aloud, and one activist in St Petersburg is spending the night in police custody for a single person picket which even under Russia’s current unconstitutional legislation is legal. …read more Source:...

      Russia’s youngest victims in occupied Crimea urgently need support
      Dec13

      Russia’s youngest victims in occupied Crimea urgently need support

      A special charitable action took place in Kyiv on Dec 11 to raise money and awareness of the youngest victims of Russia’s mounting repression in occupied Crimea. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Crimean Tatar rights activist placed in psychiatric clinic on eve of Human Rights Day
      Dec12

      Crimean Tatar rights activist placed in psychiatric clinic on eve of Human Rights Day

      Emir-Huseyn Kuku, a human rights activist imprisoned in Russian-occupied Crimea on gravely flawed charges has been placed in a psychiatric clinic. This is purportedly for a ‘psychiatric assessment’, but the lack of any grounds and forced hospitalization make charges of punitive psychiatry in his case and that of five other prisoners...

      Ukrainian activist arrested on fabricated charges in Russian-occupied Crimea
      Dec12

      Ukrainian activist arrested on fabricated charges in Russian-occupied Crimea

      Crimean activist Volodymyr Balukh has been arrested by the Russian FSB just 10 days after he hung a plaque on his home in memory of the people killed during Euromaidan. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Torture, threats & absurd ‘confessions’ in FSB’s new ‘Crimean saboteur’ plots
      Dec11

      Torture, threats & absurd ‘confessions’ in FSB’s new ‘Crimean saboteur’ plots

      The FSB’s new Crimean ‘plots’, in their use of torture, televised ‘confessions’ and grandiose claims, bear an eerie similarity to the first Crimean arrests in May 2014 of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and other opponents of Russia’s occupation, but there are some key differences …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

      Trump’s man in Moscow claims ‘misinformation’ about Crimea, Ukraine was ‘catastrophic’ & sanctions don’t work
      Dec11

      Trump’s man in Moscow claims ‘misinformation’ about Crimea, Ukraine was ‘catastrophic’ & sanctions don’t work

      Kremlin-funded media are careful to refer to Carter Page as Donald “Trump ex-adviser” but the coverage they are giving to Page’s current visit to Moscow is certainly not that accorded a person whose influence and role are in the past …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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