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There is no alternative but Zelenskyy’s Peace Plan – Sybiha
News - 23 June 2024

There is no alternative but Zelenskyy’s Peace Plan – Sybiha

Can be no alternatives to the restoration of Ukraine's territorial integrity and sovereignty within the internationally recognised borders as of 1991, including the Autonomous Republic of Crimea

Russia militarizes education and erases cultural identity of children in temporarily occupied Crimea – UN and Amnesty International
News - 13 May 2024

Russia militarizes education and erases cultural identity of children in temporarily occupied Crimea – UN and Amnesty International

The International Court of Justice found that the way in which Russia had implemented its educational system in Crimea after 2014 with regard to school education in the Ukrainian language had violated its obligations under Articles 2(1)(a) and 5(v) of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Russia has been suppressing freedom of expression and religion during years of temporarily occupation of Crimea – UN and Amnesty International
News - 11 April 2024

Russia has been suppressing freedom of expression and religion during years of temporarily occupation of Crimea – UN and Amnesty International

In temporarily occupied Crimea, Russia has significantly curtailed the space for civil society to function, including criticizing or advocating. Media outlets have been shut down, disproportionately impacting Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian communities' rights to free expression, information access, and cultural expression

A decade of repressions: Crimean Tatars and Ukrainains targeted in Russia’s brutal crackdown on dissent
News - 22 March 2024

A decade of repressions: Crimean Tatars and Ukrainains targeted in Russia’s brutal crackdown on dissent

Amnesty International stated that with international crimes, Russia has attempted to change the ethnic makeup of Crimea while suppressing non-Russian identities on the peninsula, including through restricting education in Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar languages, attacking religious minorities, stifling media and culture, as well as undermining representative institutions and abusing the criminal justice system

Almost 80% of Ukrainian refugees and IDPs plan to return home, UN study
News - 21 August 2023

Almost 80% of Ukrainian refugees and IDPs plan to return home, UN study

76% of refugees and 82% of internally displaced Ukrainians plan to return home whenever possible. At the same time, about 15% of both refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) say they want to do so within the next three months. Karen Whiting, Deputy Representative of the UN Refugee Agency in Ukraine, shared in the podcast […]

Briefing of Human Rights Defenders “Human Rights in Crimea” at the UN House of Conferences (New York)
Announcements - 25 October 2017

Briefing of Human Rights Defenders “Human Rights in Crimea” at the UN House of Conferences (New York)

In Crimea arrested journalist Nazimov is abused by law enforcers
News - 20 July 2017

In Crimea arrested journalist Nazimov is abused by law enforcers

Beatings and physical violence took place directly in the court

Dying mother of Chiygoz must visit him in the SIZO herself – the decision of the Crimean authorities
News - 20 June 2017

Dying mother of Chiygoz must visit him in the SIZO herself – the decision of the Crimean authorities

Lawyer Polozov called this situation a blasphemy

In Donbas illegal armed groups continued the practice of 30-day ‘administrative arrest’
News - 15 June 2017

In Donbas illegal armed groups continued the practice of 30-day ‘administrative arrest’

OHCHR informs about two cases of such detentions in the period of February 16 to May 15

Police in Donetsk region tortured two men
News - 14 June 2017

Police in Donetsk region tortured two men

One of men was kept in detention for three days and the other for one day incommunicado

95 executions in Donbas
Articles - 06 June 2017

95 executions in Donbas

Human rights defenders recorded 11 cases of executions by Ukrainian military

Interpol ceases search for Yanukovych – National Police
News - 03 May 2017

Interpol ceases search for Yanukovych – National Police

Regarding the reasons for such actions on behalf of the Interpol, the Spokeperson of the National Police noted that only the General Prosecutor’s Office can provide sufficient commentary

KyivPride presents a map of LGBT-friendly places
News - 25 April 2017

KyivPride presents a map of LGBT-friendly places

The Map stays open for the bigger business that shares the values of non-discrimination and respect for the human rights

Ruslan Zeytullayev intends to continue his hunger strike until the delivery of judgment
News - 21 April 2017

Ruslan Zeytullayev intends to continue his hunger strike until the delivery of judgment

Crimean Tatar activist starves for 17 days, looks haggard, but holds tight

Ukraine denies the information about possessing chemical weapons, which was spread by the “LPR”
News - 18 April 2017

Ukraine denies the information about possessing chemical weapons, which was spread by the “LPR”

Since 1993, the country adheres to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling, and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction

9,940 people killed and 23,5 thousands more injured – UN
News - 15 March 2017

9,940 people killed and 23,5 thousands more injured – UN

Parties of the conflict have to do much more to ensure protection of civilian population

At night unknown persons set doors of Institute of National Remembrance on fire
News - 01 March 2017

At night unknown persons set doors of Institute of National Remembrance on fire

"They haven’t left “their mark” this time”

Avdiivka left without electricity due to shelling again
News - 19 February 2017

Avdiivka left without electricity due to shelling again

Residents of Avdiivka left without electricity and water supply because of shelling. As reported by the press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine. “On February 18, as a result of armed hostilities high-voltage power line was damaged. Thereby, Avdiivka (population of about 22,000) is left without electricity supply”, – said in a statement. […]