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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Trump, Brexit, and the Myth of Ukrainian Nationalism
      Dec09

      Trump, Brexit, and the Myth of Ukrainian Nationalism

      Assertions of a nationalist menace have always been directly at odds with the available electoral evidence on the ground in Ukraine. The rising tide of right-wing populism elsewhere in the Western world is now helping to highlight just how misplaced and disproportionate this scaremongering about Ukrainian nationalism really is. …read more...

      Russia bombs Syria & uses refugees as a weapon while denying them asylum
      Dec09

      Russia bombs Syria & uses refugees as a weapon while denying them asylum

      Russia’s Migration Service is consistently denying Syrians asylum, claiming that there is nothing to stop them returning to their country. The officials cite Russia’s Foreign Ministry and Defence Ministry, ignoring both Russia’s direct involvement in making large parts of Syria unsafe for civilians and reports from the UN and...

      Seven years for an SMS: Activists alarmed over Southern Russia treason convictions
      Dec08

      Seven years for an SMS: Activists alarmed over Southern Russia treason convictions

      Oksana Sevastidi was sentenced to 7 years for a text message from 2008 and she is just one of at least 10 people similarly charged and sentenced by a secret court in Russia’southern Krasnodar region. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Crimean Tatars ’tried’ & fined for solidarity with victims of persecution
      Dec08

      Crimean Tatars ’tried’ & fined for solidarity with victims of persecution

      Russia is extending repressive measures in occupied Crimea to target those who dare ask why when their compatriots are facing persecution …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Far-right activist who ripped up Poroshenko portrait has sentence quashed
      Dec08

      Far-right activist who ripped up Poroshenko portrait has sentence quashed

      The Vinnytsa Regional Court of Appeal has quashed a 4.5 year sentence against activist Yury Pavlenko [Khort] which gained publicity, perhaps unwarrantedly, over the activist’s ripping up of a portrait of President Petro Poroshenko …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Ukraine’s Most Overlooked Reform Could Bring in Billions
      Dec06

      Ukraine’s Most Overlooked Reform Could Bring in Billions

      Of the key battles fought in post-Maidan Ukraine, the one over land reform attracts little attention which is a shame …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Ukrainian Muslims join in affirmation of unity and support for Ukraine
      Dec06

      Ukrainian Muslims join in affirmation of unity and support for Ukraine

      The Charter of Muslims of Ukraine and its affirmation of support for Ukraine’s unity are especially vital given the challenges brought by Russia’s occupation of Crimea and military conflict in Donbas. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Oliver Stone’s “Ukraine on Fire” is undistilled Kremlin propaganda
      Dec05

      Oliver Stone’s “Ukraine on Fire” is undistilled Kremlin propaganda

      The problem with ‘Ukraine on Fire’, Pavel Shekhtman writes, is that Oliver Stone mechanically illustrates Russian myths and the postulates of Kremlin propaganda that have been foisted on him. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      6 Months Solitary Confinement & new charges for reporting torture in Russian prison
      Dec05

      6 Months Solitary Confinement & new charges for reporting torture in Russian prison

      Since recounting how he had been subjected to torture, Russian civic activist and prisoner of conscience Ildar Dadin has been threatened with criminal proceedings, a ‘defamation’ suit and has been placed in solitary confinement for 6 months …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Putin’s cynical lies about Oleg Sentsov debunked by International Criminal Court
      Dec05

      Putin’s cynical lies about Oleg Sentsov debunked by International Criminal Court

      President Putin’s claim that Russia is a law-based country and that Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years for ‘terrorism’ clash with the findings of the International Criminal Court on Russia’s invasion and ongoing occupation of Crimea …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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