political persecution

Russia persecutes at least 25 Crimean residents for their faith as Jehovah’s Witnesses
News - 12 December 2023

Russia persecutes at least 25 Crimean residents for their faith as Jehovah’s Witnesses

As reported by “Jehovah’s Witnesses”, at least 25 Crimean residents have been persecuted for their faith. Six of them have been serving sentences in the penal colonies

In Crimea a new criminal case was opened against Ukrainian activist Volodymyr Balukh
News - 29 August 2017

In Crimea a new criminal case was opened against Ukrainian activist Volodymyr Balukh

Head of the Rozdolnensky isolator filed a complaint

Azerbaijani human rights defender released
News - 28 March 2016

Azerbaijani human rights defender released

The Supreme Court of Azerbaijan decided to release imprisoned human rights activist Intiqam Aliyev

Pro-Russian militants urged to release journalist Maria Varfolomeyeva
News - 21 January 2016

Pro-Russian militants urged to release journalist Maria Varfolomeyeva

The journalist has been held captive by pro-Russian militants in Luhansk for more than a year

Russia requalifies case of Ukrainian citizen Serhiy Litvinov
News - 20 January 2016

Russia requalifies case of Ukrainian citizen Serhiy Litvinov

Litvinov will be tried under Part 3 of Article 162 of the Criminal Code (robbery)

Human rights activists urge to support anti-Putin activists in Russia
News - 11 January 2016

Human rights activists urge to support anti-Putin activists in Russia

Currently, the human rights defenders know more than four dozen people, persecuted for their pro-Ukrainian position.

Lawyers get evidence of torture on Stanislav Klykh
News - 24 December 2015

Lawyers get evidence of torture on Stanislav Klykh

Thanks to the efforts of the European Court of Human Rights, the lawyers of Klykh received the outpatient registration log book and the medical records of Klykh

National Bank stonewalling court’s ruling on Crimean ‘non-residents’ – human rights activist
News - 24 December 2015

National Bank stonewalling court’s ruling on Crimean ‘non-residents’ – human rights activist

The National Bank of Ukraine has not responded to the criticism of the human rights defenders.

Russia continues persecuting national minorities in Crimea – human rights activists
News - 18 December 2015

Russia continues persecuting national minorities in Crimea – human rights activists

The report also refers to the flagrant violation of the rights of citizens of Ukraine, who were kidnapped in Crimea and tried in Russia

Russia closes case against Ukrainian citizen Litvinov
News - 01 December 2015

Russia closes case against Ukrainian citizen Litvinov

Litvinov has become a symbol of inhumanity of the “Ukrainian castigators” in the Russian media. He faced up to 20 years in prison.

Babenko case: Court repeals amicable agreement on alienation of Cherkasy court premises
News - 24 November 2015

Babenko case: Court repeals amicable agreement on alienation of Cherkasy court premises

The representatives of the Court of Appeal and the LLC “CherkassyzhelezobetonStroi” were not present at the court hearing.

Educational institutions train law enforcers under the old system
News - 20 November 2015

Educational institutions train law enforcers under the old system

The corruption in the law enforcement agencies has not yet been fought, the experts say.