torture

Ukrainian Balukh felt faint in the Crimean court
News - 27 July 2017

Ukrainian Balukh felt faint in the Crimean court

However, the judge decided to continue the court hearing...

Ukraine won the first case in the European Court related to the occupation of Luhansk
News - 25 July 2017

Ukraine won the first case in the European Court related to the occupation of Luhansk

Judges have unanimously recognized that Ukraine is not responsible for the consequences of losing control over the territory of the Luhansk region

Police in Donetsk region tortured two men
News - 14 June 2017

Police in Donetsk region tortured two men

One of men was kept in detention for three days and the other for one day incommunicado

The Parliament limited the entry of Crimean residents into universities only of 4 regions of the mainland Ukraine
News - 16 May 2017

The Parliament limited the entry of Crimean residents into universities only of 4 regions of the mainland Ukraine

"It took 20 minutes for the deputies to postpone for at least 10 years the issue of maintaining contacts with the peninsula and the possibility of reintegration"

Interpol ceases search for Yanukovych – National Police
News - 03 May 2017

Interpol ceases search for Yanukovych – National Police

Regarding the reasons for such actions on behalf of the Interpol, the Spokeperson of the National Police noted that only the General Prosecutor’s Office can provide sufficient commentary

Avdiivka is almost out of water – Head of Donetsk administration
News - 01 March 2017

Avdiivka is almost out of water – Head of Donetsk administration

Water in Avdiivka reservoirs is left for a maximum of two supplies..."

Unknown people stole sign of Amnesty International office in Kyiv and drew swastika on its place
News - 09 February 2017

Unknown people stole sign of Amnesty International office in Kyiv and drew swastika on its place

Organization filed a complaint to the police

Visit of UN SPT to Ukraine’s Security Service premises: Service’s report, thoughts of human rights defenders
News - 12 September 2016

Visit of UN SPT to Ukraine’s Security Service premises: Service’s report, thoughts of human rights defenders

The delegation received unfettered and immediate access to all the SBU premises, the Security Service assures

Tortures cannot help get reliable information – research
News - 12 July 2016

Tortures cannot help get reliable information – research

Tortures adversely affect the personal integrity of both a victim and a law enforcement officer who uses them

Ukrainian officer describes horrors of Don Cossacks’ captivity
News - 11 July 2016

Ukrainian officer describes horrors of Don Cossacks’ captivity

The prisoners were often beaten in the face with gunstocks, beaten with pallets, stabbed

OHCHR report: Life prisoners in Donetsk region subjected to mock execution for their pro-unity Ukrainian views
News - 29 June 2016

OHCHR report: Life prisoners in Donetsk region subjected to mock execution for their pro-unity Ukrainian views

The detainees were severely beaten for three days with the involvement of local ‘police’ to “teach them a lesson”

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

Russian citizen Leonova says she was tortured by SBU officers
News - 15 January 2016

Russian citizen Leonova says she was tortured by SBU officers

She also said she did not know any of the people who had been detained in the same case

Every second captive in Donbas tortured
News - 28 December 2015

Every second captive in Donbas tortured

According to the official data, 1,333 civilians, 27 journalists, and 38 volunteers were held captive.

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

Human Rights Watch receives new evidence of crimes committed by Assad regime
News - 17 December 2015

Human Rights Watch receives new evidence of crimes committed by Assad regime

The organization found out about 6,786 people, who had died in the prisons of Damascus in 2011-2013

Energy blockade activists not allow restoring electricity supply to annexed Crimea
News - 07 December 2015

Energy blockade activists not allow restoring electricity supply to annexed Crimea

The Right Sector threatens to terminate its participation in the blockade of Crimea if the supplies to the peninsula are restored

Prosecutor General’s Office asks to suspend from duty judges, who arrested Maidan activists
News - 07 December 2015

Prosecutor General’s Office asks to suspend from duty judges, who arrested Maidan activists

The judges are suspected of the violation of Part 2, Article 375 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (delivery of a knowingly unfair sentence, judgment, ruling or order by a judge)