European Union

Visa-free regime for Ukrainians may be postponed
News - 10 June 2016

Visa-free regime for Ukrainians may be postponed

The EU may postpone decision on visa-free regime for Ukrainians, as well as citizens of Georgia and Kosovo until September

Former Ukraine’s Constitutional Court judge: Constitution cannot be amended under conditions of martial law
News - 09 June 2016

Former Ukraine’s Constitutional Court judge: Constitution cannot be amended under conditions of martial law

Former judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Viktor Shyshkin describes the constitutional amendments voting day as "Black Thursday"

European Court of Justice rules migrants cannot be jailed for illegal entry
News - 08 June 2016

European Court of Justice rules migrants cannot be jailed for illegal entry

Court ruled that the migrants staying illegally should instead be returned to the country from which they came

Verkhovna Rada asks international organizations to protect Crimean Tatars
News - 11 May 2016

Verkhovna Rada asks international organizations to protect Crimean Tatars

Before the vote, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov delivered a speech from the rostrum

Every third Ukrainian citizen experiences employment discrimination
News - 04 May 2016

Every third Ukrainian citizen experiences employment discrimination

Every third Ukrainian citizen (33%) considers employment and employment relations to be the field where discrimination is experienced the most

Two years after Odesa tragedy: What is the investigation progress?
News - 02 May 2016

Two years after Odesa tragedy: What is the investigation progress?

48 people were killed, about 300 people were injured, more than a hundred people were detained as a result of seven-hour clashes in Odesa

Ukrainian activists with disabilities looking for easier way to Schengen area
News - 28 April 2016

Ukrainian activists with disabilities looking for easier way to Schengen area

Inaffordability of visa application and transportation costs is one of the essential visa barriers for people with disabilities in Ukraine

UN representative taken captive in Donetsk
News - 13 April 2016

UN representative taken captive in Donetsk

The representative of the United Nations has been taken captive in Donbas

Five fatal flaws
Articles - 04 April 2016

Five fatal flaws

The experts of the Human Rights Agenda platform insist on the immediate elimination of threats enshrined in the constitutional reform

Turkey massively deporting refugees to Syria – Amnesty International
News - 01 April 2016

Turkey massively deporting refugees to Syria – Amnesty International

Amnesty International human rights organization states about the large-scale forced returns of refugees from Turkey to Syria

Ukrainian national Ivan Teleguz facing death penalty in US
News - 31 March 2016

Ukrainian national Ivan Teleguz facing death penalty in US

Ivan Teleguz, a Ukrainian national, is scheduled to be executed in Virginia on April 13.

Europe has solidarity crisis rather than migrant crisis – human rights activist
News - 28 March 2016

Europe has solidarity crisis rather than migrant crisis – human rights activist

Expert notes that the public now should advocate for establishment of the safe routes for the asylum seekers

Klimkin asks ICRC to monitor conditions in Crimean prisons more carefully
News - 02 March 2016

Klimkin asks ICRC to monitor conditions in Crimean prisons more carefully

Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin has called on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to monitor conditions in the Crimean prisons more carefully.

Tragedy of May 2: Case of ex-chief of Odesa police submitted to court
News - 26 February 2016

Tragedy of May 2: Case of ex-chief of Odesa police submitted to court

He faces up to ten years in prison

News - 16 February 2016

Ukraine’s Parliament passes revised anti-discrimination legislation

We suggest amending the Criminal Code and removing the criminal liability under the articles relating to discrimination while strengthening administrative liability

European activists go on hunger strike to support Savchenko
News - 15 February 2016

European activists go on hunger strike to support Savchenko

The initiative belongs to the members of the Council of Europe

European Parliament notes ‘unprecedented level of human rights abuses against Crimean Tatars’
News - 04 February 2016

European Parliament notes ‘unprecedented level of human rights abuses against Crimean Tatars’

The resolution again underscores unlawfulness of Crimea's occupation by Russia

EU praises yesterday’s vote on constitutional amendments
News - 03 February 2016

EU praises yesterday’s vote on constitutional amendments

This is an important step towards strengthening the judiciary, the European officials claim