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30 dishonest candidates passed the contest to the Supreme Court
News - 28 July 2017

30 dishonest candidates passed the contest to the Supreme Court

This makes up a quarter of all candidates to the Supreme Court of Ukraine

In occupied Crimea the court extended the term of arrest of Chiygoz for additional three months
News - 22 June 2017

In occupied Crimea the court extended the term of arrest of Chiygoz for additional three months

The Supreme Court of the occupied Crimea extended the detention term for Akhtem Chiygoz for additional three months, until October 8. As reported by reporter of the Human Rights Information Centre. According to him, the panel of judges led by Victor Zinkovyi ignored the statement of lawyer Oleksandr Lisovuy about the fact that detention based […]

Four people died because Avdiivka was shelled by militants (updated)
News - 13 May 2017

Four people died because Avdiivka was shelled by militants (updated)

The shell hit the courtyard of a residential building

In Lviv a young man was conditionally sentenced to 2.5 years for propagandizing communist ideology
News - 11 May 2017

In Lviv a young man was conditionally sentenced to 2.5 years for propagandizing communist ideology

At the same time, human rights defender Romanov considers the sanction of the law, according to which the young man is convicted, inadequate

In Marinka a man was injured and houses were damaged as a result of shelling
News - 25 April 2017

In Marinka a man was injured and houses were damaged as a result of shelling

The victim was hospitalized in Pokrovsk hospital

Parliament voted in favor of changes to the CPC regarding absentia conviction
News - 23 February 2017

Parliament voted in favor of changes to the CPC regarding absentia conviction

General Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko persuaded the Deputies to change the Criminal Procedural Code, by using trial of Yanukovych as a justification

“I asked them not to hit me, and told them I was pregnant…” data on gender-based violence in Donbas
News - 02 February 2017

“I asked them not to hit me, and told them I was pregnant…” data on gender-based violence in Donbas

Overall, 55% of women and 45% of men were victims of gender-based violence

Stereotypes about violence: 45% of Ukrainians believe that he man must remain silent if he was raped
News - 23 January 2017

Stereotypes about violence: 45% of Ukrainians believe that he man must remain silent if he was raped

85% of respondents have a negative attitude towards violence, but a significant amount shares the stereotypes associated with the various forms of violence

Human rights defenders former a coalition “Against torture” with intention to visit all the prisons of Ukraine
News - 16 January 2017

Human rights defenders former a coalition “Against torture” with intention to visit all the prisons of Ukraine

In recent times human rights violations became more serious and require more joint efforts to improve the situation...

Klimkin is outraged by the vandalism on the Polish memorial in Lviv
News - 11 January 2017

Klimkin is outraged by the vandalism on the Polish memorial in Lviv

Police does not indicate the exact time when the incident occurred, but multiple Russian media outlets reported about this on January 9 and revealed photos and videos from the place of the destroyed memorial.

‘It is another plan of FSB’, Mejlis Chairman Chubarov comments on detentions in Crimea
News - 11 November 2016

‘It is another plan of FSB’, Mejlis Chairman Chubarov comments on detentions in Crimea

He believes Russia is plotting another attack on Ukraine

Ukraine submits draft resolution on human rights situation in Crimea to UN
News - 09 November 2016

Ukraine submits draft resolution on human rights situation in Crimea to UN

38 delegations became the co-authors of the draft resolution

Court overturns ban on rallies, particularly on Equality Festival in Lviv
News - 08 June 2016

Court overturns ban on rallies, particularly on Equality Festival in Lviv

The Equality March organizers promise to return to Lviv

Military police may be established in Ukraine
News - 07 June 2016

Military police may be established in Ukraine

The military law enforcement units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will be reorganized to establish the military police on its basis

Ukrainian Prosecutor General Lutsenko gives more powers to prosecutor investigating crimes against Euromaidan activists
News - 22 May 2016

Ukrainian Prosecutor General Lutsenko gives more powers to prosecutor investigating crimes against Euromaidan activists

From now on, Head of the Special Investigations Department Serhiy Horbatiuk will report directly to the Prosecutor General

Amendments to Constitution can be approved at any session of Verkhovna Rada – Constitutional Court’s ruling
News - 21 March 2016

Amendments to Constitution can be approved at any session of Verkhovna Rada – Constitutional Court’s ruling

Voting for the final amendments to the Constitution can take place at any session of the Verkhovna Rada, not at the session immediately after that the amendments were pre-approved at

Equality Festival participants blocked in Lviv hotel
News - 19 March 2016

Equality Festival participants blocked in Lviv hotel

According to the festival's organizer, about "300 right wing activists" gathered near the hotel

28,000 IDPs from Donbas return home in November
News - 11 December 2015

28,000 IDPs from Donbas return home in November

People return not because of political reasons, but because of the lack of state support in provision of temporary housing, employment, and social protection.