Donbas

Human rights activists call on Council of Europe to define human rights as priority in Donbas conflict talks
News - 12 October 2016

Human rights activists call on Council of Europe to define human rights as priority in Donbas conflict talks

There is a lack of persistence in promoting the release of prisoners of war and civilian captives...

‘DPR’, ‘LPR’ militants using children to put psychological pressure on captives
News - 11 October 2016

‘DPR’, ‘LPR’ militants using children to put psychological pressure on captives

Children are brought up among the weapons and even witness the tortures

People freed from ‘death camps’ of Donbas militants tell about tortures
News - 23 September 2016

People freed from ‘death camps’ of Donbas militants tell about tortures

111 citizens of Ukraine are still held captive by the illegal armed groups in Donbas

Eight torture chambers functioning in Donetsk, Luhansk
News - 23 September 2016

Eight torture chambers functioning in Donetsk, Luhansk

Some torture chambers are located in remand prisons and former premises of the SBU departments

Hope against hope… The stories of missing people during the conflict in Eastern Ukraine
Articles - 22 September 2016

Hope against hope… The stories of missing people during the conflict in Eastern Ukraine

Missing people... How often had we heard about the war before the start of the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine? Did anyone run into it?

Ukraine not restoring residential buildings on demarcation line in Donbas due to lack of funds – Donetsk region governor
News - 20 September 2016

Ukraine not restoring residential buildings on demarcation line in Donbas due to lack of funds – Donetsk region governor

About UAH 3-5 million are needed

Freed from captivity Zhemchuhov, Suprun require serious treatment
News - 19 September 2016

Freed from captivity Zhemchuhov, Suprun require serious treatment

Volodymyr needs prostheses of both hands

UN: 70% of human rights violations in Ukraine related to torture and ill-treatment
News - 15 September 2016

UN: 70% of human rights violations in Ukraine related to torture and ill-treatment

Journalists were also persecuted

UN report: 188 civilian casualties in eastern Ukraine over three months
News - 15 September 2016

UN report: 188 civilian casualties in eastern Ukraine over three months

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights states that human rights situation in eastern Ukraine deteriorated

News - 15 September 2016

Civilian injured in ATO area in Donetsk region

A resident of Avdiyivka town got mine-explosive injuries

News - 14 September 2016

21 civilians killed in fighting in Donetsk region over eight months – police

21 civilians were killed and another 94 people were injured as a result of fighting in Donetsk region during the first eight months of 2016

Ukraine’s Security Service expels from Ukraine Russian woman, who asked for asylum
News - 13 September 2016

Ukraine’s Security Service expels from Ukraine Russian woman, who asked for asylum

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) forcibly expelled from Ukraine a citizen of Russia, who was deported from Turkey, and who asked for asylum in Ukraine

News - 08 September 2016

Luhansk Cossacks hold captive student, demanding to admit she is sniper

The Cossacks beat her and threatened to shot dead, rape, bury alive and throw to dogs

Umerov on staying in psychiatric clinic: This was real torture
News - 08 September 2016

Umerov on staying in psychiatric clinic: This was real torture

Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Ilmi Umerov says his three-weeks stay in a psychiatric clinic was "a real torture"

Paralympic Games kick off in Rio de Janeiro. Stories of Ukrainian athletes
News - 07 September 2016

Paralympic Games kick off in Rio de Janeiro. Stories of Ukrainian athletes

Ukrainian team in Rio will be most numerous in its history – 172 athletes

Muslims in Crimea may be banned from performing rites at home
News - 08 August 2016

Muslims in Crimea may be banned from performing rites at home

Such gatherings were not prohibited even in the Soviet Union

Facebook banned in occupied Donetsk
News - 05 August 2016

Facebook banned in occupied Donetsk

As well as Ukrainian mobile operators and e-mail

Head of Ukrainian National Police announces new laws on agency’s activity
News - 04 August 2016

Head of Ukrainian National Police announces new laws on agency’s activity

The legislative package will be submitted to the Parliament in September