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Secret places of detention: What is Ukraine’s Security Service hiding from UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture?
Articles - 03 June 2016

Secret places of detention: What is Ukraine’s Security Service hiding from UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture?

This scandal has raised the problem of existence of SBU-controlled illegal places of detention, where people are suspected to be tortured. The problem is being put a blind eye to in Ukraine

Chechnya court sentences Karpyuk to 22.5 years in prison, Klykh to 20 years in prison
News - 26 May 2016

Chechnya court sentences Karpyuk to 22.5 years in prison, Klykh to 20 years in prison

Both Ukrainians signed a statement to appeal against the court's decision

UN torture prevention body suspends Ukraine visit citing obstruction
News - 25 May 2016

UN torture prevention body suspends Ukraine visit citing obstruction

The delegation concluded that the visit had to be suspended as the SPT mandate could not be fully carried out

Over 10,000 people killed since onset of Donbas conflict – President Poroshenko
News - 23 May 2016

Over 10,000 people killed since onset of Donbas conflict – President Poroshenko

More than 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 people have been injured for two years since the onset of the armed conflict in Donbas

Dzhemilev: Russia wants to force Crimean Tatars to leave Crimea
News - 16 May 2016

Dzhemilev: Russia wants to force Crimean Tatars to leave Crimea

Russian de facto authorities in Crimea want to intimidate Crimean Tatars and force them to leave the peninsula. To that end, the security forces organize searches and detentions

Health Ministry trying to regulate pharmaceutical market again – activists
News - 12 May 2016

Health Ministry trying to regulate pharmaceutical market again – activists

The Health Ministry of Ukraine wants to cancel the simplified registration of pharmaceuticals, introduced by the Cabinet a few days ago

UN: Conflict in eastern Ukraine leaves 1.5 million people hungry
News - 05 April 2016

UN: Conflict in eastern Ukraine leaves 1.5 million people hungry

The two-year long conflict in eastern Ukraine has left around 1.5 million people hungry

Witnesses in Karpyuk, Klykh case nearly detained in Chechnya
News - 25 March 2016

Witnesses in Karpyuk, Klykh case nearly detained in Chechnya

The witnesses for defense in the case of Ukrainian political prisoners Mykola Karpyuk and Stanislav Klykh were nearly detained in Chechnya

Donbas conflict kills over 9,000 people – UN
News - 24 March 2016

Donbas conflict kills over 9,000 people – UN

30,346 people have become the victims of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Of them, more than 9,000 people have been killed and more than 21,000 have been injured

Russian court sentences Savchenko to 22 years in prison
News - 22 March 2016

Russian court sentences Savchenko to 22 years in prison

Russia's Donetsk City Court has found Ukrainian pilot, MP Nadiya Savchenko guilty on all charges

41 UN countries condemn human rights violations in Crimea
News - 22 March 2016

41 UN countries condemn human rights violations in Crimea

41 UN countries have condemned the systematic human rights violations and abuses by the Russian authorities in the occupied Crimea

UN should set up hybrid tribunal in Ukraine – human rights activist
News - 15 March 2016

UN should set up hybrid tribunal in Ukraine – human rights activist

Mykola Kozyrev notes that the Ukrainian authorities still do not conduct systematic work on documenting international crimes

Mother of Gennady Afanasyev: ‘World’s attention could save lives of our children’
News - 14 March 2016

Mother of Gennady Afanasyev: ‘World’s attention could save lives of our children’

Russia continues practice of harassment of Ukrainians in its territory, as well as in the occupied Crimea

Ukrainian authorities not interested in investigation into Odesa tragedy – UN report
News - 11 March 2016

Ukrainian authorities not interested in investigation into Odesa tragedy – UN report

There is no progress in prosecuting people responsible for deaths of 48 people in Odesa on 2 May 2014.

Anti-Corruption Bureau complains about prosecution’s sabotage
News - 04 March 2016

Anti-Corruption Bureau complains about prosecution’s sabotage

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) demanded the materials on a number of cases from the Prosecutor General's Office but has not received a response

Ukraine’s security officers torture pro-Russian separatists, their families – UN
News - 03 March 2016

Ukraine’s security officers torture pro-Russian separatists, their families – UN

UN claims there is a network of unofficial places of detention in Ukraine when the detainees are being tortured

Jamala to present song about deportation of Crimean Tatars at Eurovision contest
News - 21 February 2016

Jamala to present song about deportation of Crimean Tatars at Eurovision contest

The story of Jamala’s grandmother about the deportation of the Crimean Tatars inspired the singer to write this song

300,000 citizens with disabilities living in DPR/LPR – President’s Commissioner Sushkevych
News - 18 February 2016

300,000 citizens with disabilities living in DPR/LPR – President’s Commissioner Sushkevych

71,085 internally displaced persons with disabilities have been registered in Ukraine