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The health of political prisoner Zevri Abseitov has significantly deteriorated
News - 03 August 2023

The health of political prisoner Zevri Abseitov has significantly deteriorated

During seven years since his detention and imprisonment, the health of Zevri Abseitov, a political prisoner and a representative of the Crimean Tatar community, has deteriorated: he has sore joints and kidneys, hypertension, and dental problems. Crimean Solidarity, a prominent human rights initiative focusing on Crimean Tatars’ rights and political prisoners, reported this news. Fatma […]

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

International human rights activists to oppose withdrawal by South Africa from the Rome Statute
News - 25 October 2016

International human rights activists to oppose withdrawal by South Africa from the Rome Statute

The United Nations treaty office confirmed receipt of South Africa’s notification of its intention to withdraw from the Rome Statute

Feygin: Sushchenko is deprived of the right to defense in Russia
News - 04 October 2016

Feygin: Sushchenko is deprived of the right to defense in Russia

There are no legal obstacles for providing Sushchenko with a right to defense

Chechnya court starts consideration of another case against Stanislav Klykh today
News - 25 August 2016

Chechnya court starts consideration of another case against Stanislav Klykh today

Klykh is accused of insulting prosecutor Sulumbek Yunusov

Russian authorities in Crimea ask tourists not to travel to peninsula
News - 09 August 2016

Russian authorities in Crimea ask tourists not to travel to peninsula

Russian de facto authorities in Crimea ask tourists not to travel to the peninsula in the coming days

One year after launch of police reform. Have Ukrainian police changed?
Articles - 05 July 2016

One year after launch of police reform. Have Ukrainian police changed?

Are the changes really effective and what are the outcomes?

Migrants in Ukraine receive right to free legal aid
News - 30 June 2016

Migrants in Ukraine receive right to free legal aid

The court now may rule to impose alternative measures, including taking charge by organization or bailment

UN describes new incidents of detention and torture by illegal armed groups in eastern Ukraine
News - 26 June 2016

UN describes new incidents of detention and torture by illegal armed groups in eastern Ukraine

Some victims delayed reporting until they left the areas under the control of the armed groups

Ukrainian citizen Litvinov recognized as political prisoner
News - 12 May 2016

Ukrainian citizen Litvinov recognized as political prisoner

The “Memorial” human rights centre (Russia) has recognized Ukrainian citizen Serhiy Litvinov, who was convicted in the Russian Federation, as a political prisoner

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

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.

Parents request President to help children ill with cystic fibrosis
Articles - 16 December 2015

Parents request President to help children ill with cystic fibrosis

The action participants brought broken gas masks to the Presidential Administration to show what the patients experience.

Kyiv residents walk along ‘route of death’ paying tribute to Babi Yar victims
News - 27 September 2015

Kyiv residents walk along ‘route of death’ paying tribute to Babi Yar victims

The march in memory of the innocent people, who were shot down in the Babi Yar 74 years ago, was held today in Kyiv.

Activists Advocate for the Creation of a Singlebody Dealing with IDPs
News - 04 August 2015

Activists Advocate for the Creation of a Singlebody Dealing with IDPs

Civil society activists advocate the establishment of a single body dealing with all matters relating to internally displaced persons

Roma in a Vicious Circle of Fear and Discrimination
Articles - 27 April 2015

Roma in a Vicious Circle of Fear and Discrimination

Run away from the shots and the eternal fear. Live in a forest, a train station, on the outskirts. Then be met with double discrimination in the "safe" area, for being an IDP and for being a Roma