31 January 2024

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From hospitals to prisons: 2022 report of Ukrainian Ombudsperson paints grim picture of human rights in custodial settings of Ukraine

From hospitals to prisons: 2022 report of Ukrainian Ombudsperson paints grim picture of human rights in custodial settings of Ukraine

Overall, 8% of the Ombudsman's recommendations presented in the report were fully fulfilled by Ukrainian ministries and administrations of the custodial settings, 62% were being implemented, and 30% were not fulfilled in 2022

Memories of Halyna Haiova, a torture survivor of the infamous Izolyatsia prison

Memories of Halyna Haiova, a torture survivor of the infamous Izolyatsia prison

Halyna Haiova, a senior nurse from the city of Dokuchaievsk, Donetsk region, was arrested by representatives of the so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”) at her workplace on October 14, 2016. She was accused of having pro-Ukrainian views and helping the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The woman was held in captivity for nearly sixteen months, most of which she spent in the Izolyatsia torture prison. Then, she was transferred to Donetsk pre-trial detention center, where she stayed for 105 days.  Haly

UN ruling might fuel Crimean Tatar persecution by Russia – Chairman of Mejlis Refat Chubarov

UN ruling might fuel Crimean Tatar persecution by Russia – Chairman of Mejlis Refat Chubarov

Chubarov believes that in the current circumstances, the best "trial" for the Russians is the Ukrainian Armed Forces

The ICJ finds Russia only partially guilty of financing terrorism and discrimination of Crimean residents

The ICJ finds Russia only partially guilty of financing terrorism and discrimination of Crimean residents

The International Court of Justice has announced a verdict in the first case of Ukraine against Russia concerning the violation of the Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.