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A Wake-up Call for Ukraine’s Civil Society
Articles - 05 September 2017

A Wake-up Call for Ukraine’s Civil Society

Ukraine is at serious risk of following its own footsteps in the failure of its 2004-05 Orange Revolution, when civic activism failed to achieve enduring political changes.

Interrogations against Criminal Code are conducted in Chiygoz case
News - 02 March 2017

Interrogations against Criminal Code are conducted in Chiygoz case

Lawyer Polozov will demand the exclusion of this evidence

Editor of newspaper in Alushta has been arrested until January 4
News - 22 December 2016

Editor of newspaper in Alushta has been arrested until January 4

He actively critized the actions of members of ruling party United Russia

How the government sabotages 	a National Action Plan for Human Rights
Articles - 13 December 2016

How the government sabotages a National Action Plan for Human Rights

If there is no general consensus that certain principles of human rights such as, the principle non-discrimination as a basic foundation of daily work, then we won’t make any progress...

Panov and Zakhtiy are forced to abandon their lawyers in “Lefortovo”
News - 07 December 2016

Panov and Zakhtiy are forced to abandon their lawyers in “Lefortovo”

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs demands to let the consuls visit them

Witnesses for prosecution not come to court hearing in Chiygoz case – lawyer
News - 09 November 2016

Witnesses for prosecution not come to court hearing in Chiygoz case – lawyer

The witnesses for prosecution did not come to the court hearing in the case of Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Ahtem Chiygoz

Ukraine’s High Council of Justice refuses to dismiss judge who arrested Euromaidan activist
News - 15 September 2016

Ukraine’s High Council of Justice refuses to dismiss judge who arrested Euromaidan activist

Judge unfoundedly arrested Euromaidan activist, photographer Maryan Havryliv for two months

Russian-controlled court in Crimea rejects appeals filed by Ilmi Umerov
News - 13 September 2016

Russian-controlled court in Crimea rejects appeals filed by Ilmi Umerov

The court delivers judgments on Umerov’s appeals at a fantastic rate

Russia’s court sentences Crimean Muslims to five and seven years in colony. UPDATED
News - 07 September 2016

Russia’s court sentences Crimean Muslims to five and seven years in colony. UPDATED

They were sentenced for alleged ties with the Islamic organization "Hizb ut-Tahrir"

Bribery Case against Poltava Mayor Closed
News - 15 August 2016

Bribery Case against Poltava Mayor Closed

The Poltava Judge Larisa Golnyk not only refused bribes from the Mayor Mamay, but also documented his efforts to reach an agreement

Medium-security ward for pro-Ukrainian views: Convicts ask to return them to Ukraine
News - 10 August 2016

Medium-security ward for pro-Ukrainian views: Convicts ask to return them to Ukraine

Ukrainian citizens, serving sentences at the Penal Colony No. 9 in Shakhty town, Rostov region, Russian Federation, are under pressure from administration

Pavel Sheremet’s murder is the latest in a long line of violent attacks
Articles - 28 July 2016

Pavel Sheremet’s murder is the latest in a long line of violent attacks

The murder of the journalist Pavel Sheremet is the latest and most egregious example of violence against journalists in Ukraine

Journalist Bochkala detained at airport because of ‘suspicious persons’ list
News - 25 July 2016

Journalist Bochkala detained at airport because of ‘suspicious persons’ list

Bochkala thinks he was put on the list because of his material about the border guards involved in smuggling in Chernivtsi region

Eliminating discrimination or reporting to the UN?
Articles - 19 July 2016

Eliminating discrimination or reporting to the UN?

What good are laws that fail to protect victims of discrimination or action plans that never include budget for their implementation?

Ukrainian High Council of Justice justifies another judge in Automaidan case
News - 18 July 2016

Ukrainian High Council of Justice justifies another judge in Automaidan case

The High Council of Justice of Ukraine has acquitted a judge, who deprived Automaidan activists of driving licenses

Ukrainian President signs law on judicial system and status of judges
News - 13 July 2016

Ukrainian President signs law on judicial system and status of judges

It provides for introducing the new principles of formation of the judiciary

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

Court acquits director of company engaged in transporting hired thugs to crackdown Maidan activists in Kharkiv
News - 08 July 2016

Court acquits director of company engaged in transporting hired thugs to crackdown Maidan activists in Kharkiv

Hired thugs also beat the crew of STB Ukrainian TV channel