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Poroshenko is urged not to sign a draft bill with a falsified rule on the election of the Ombudsman
News - 22 July 2017

Poroshenko is urged not to sign a draft bill with a falsified rule on the election of the Ombudsman

The appeal to the president has already been signed by 9 public human rights organizations, in particular, Amnesty International, Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, Human Rights Information Centre, Center for Civil Liberties

Prisoners from Crimea are taken to 49 penitentiary institutions throughout Russia
News - 11 July 2017

Prisoners from Crimea are taken to 49 penitentiary institutions throughout Russia

Currently it is problematic to establish the whereabouts of many convicts

Human rights defenders and social activists suffer from violence and impunity – research
News - 31 May 2017

Human rights defenders and social activists suffer from violence and impunity – research

Human Rights Information Centre has recorded more than 50 cases of obstruction of the activities of human rights defenders that occurred within three years after Euromaidan

FSB detained human rights defenders Skrypnyk and Chekrygin on the administrative border with Crimea
News - 13 March 2017

FSB detained human rights defenders Skrypnyk and Chekrygin on the administrative border with Crimea

Human rights defenders were surrounded by people with weapons

Ukrainian lawyer Zakrevska banned from entering Crimea
News - 23 August 2016

Ukrainian lawyer Zakrevska banned from entering Crimea

Russian border guards did not allow Ukrainian lawyer and human rights activist Yevheniya Zakrevska to enter the territory of the annexed Crimea

Kyrgyzstan’s Supreme Court refuses to free 65-year-old prisoner of conscience
News - 13 July 2016

Kyrgyzstan’s Supreme Court refuses to free 65-year-old prisoner of conscience

Instead, the Court cancelled Askarov’s sentence and referred the case to the regional court for further investigation

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

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

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

Does government permit discrimination against IDPs?
Columns - 23 February 2016

Does government permit discrimination against IDPs?

Discrimination cannot be legal

Special task force officers search ward of Afanasyev
News - 03 February 2016

Special task force officers search ward of Afanasyev

The special task force officers of the Russian Federal Service for the Execution of Sentences have searched the ward of Ukrainian citizen Gennady Afanasyev and seized all the documents

No expected surge of xenophobia amid two years of war – experts
News - 20 January 2016

No expected surge of xenophobia amid two years of war – experts

Such conclusions were expressed by the human rights activists while presenting the report "Two Years of War: Xenophobia in Ukraine in 2015"

Activists create interactive map of human rights violations in Crimea
News - 30 November 2015

Activists create interactive map of human rights violations in Crimea

The map shows 179 violations of human rights in Crimea so far

Announcements - 30 November 2015

Consultation “Addressing torture and violations of civil and political rights in Ukraine: How Ukraine implements the recommendations of the United Nations”

What are the key problems which tortures and civil and political rights’ violations in Ukraine? How the state responds to the UN recommendation?

Famous human rights activist murdered in Turkey
News - 30 November 2015

Famous human rights activist murdered in Turkey

Elçi was shot in the head with a single bullet on a street in the southeastern city of Diyarbakır, where he worked and lived.

‘LPR’ militants’ video shows tortured man confessing to sabotage
News - 27 November 2015

‘LPR’ militants’ video shows tortured man confessing to sabotage

The video shows that the man had been beaten as his face and neck werecovered with bruises and blood.

Human rights activist Andrey Yurov gets international award in The Hague
News - 21 November 2015

Human rights activist Andrey Yurov gets international award in The Hague

The prize was awarded for the organization of human rights violations monitoring and training of activists and human rights defenders.

Ukraine’s security officials submit 40 cases over crimes against Maidan to court – report
News - 17 November 2015

Ukraine’s security officials submit 40 cases over crimes against Maidan to court – report

The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine, the Interior Ministry of Ukraine and the Security Service of Ukraine reported on the investigation into the crimes, committed during the Revolution of Dignity.