torture

Ukrainian teenager killed in Russian colony because of allegedly being nationalist
News - 07 December 2015

Ukrainian teenager killed in Russian colony because of allegedly being nationalist

One teenager was killed and six more were hospitalized after the employees of the Belorechensk juvenile colony in Russia beat the convicts.

Human rights activists to submit evidence of Crimea occupation crimes to ICC
News - 03 December 2015

Human rights activists to submit evidence of Crimea occupation crimes to ICC

"The facts, which we are going to submit to the International Criminal Court, cover murders, tortures, and enforced disappearances."

Off the radars. What do captives of Donbas go through?
Articles - 30 November 2015

Off the radars. What do captives of Donbas go through?

Today, on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, we can speak about a phenomenon which has been a sort of parallel reality to us - the captives.

Three years of combating torture: has anything changed?
Articles - 11 November 2015

Three years of combating torture: has anything changed?

The visits of the National Preventive Mechanism monitors to colonies, boarding schools and psychiatric hospitals help to change conditions in these facilities.

Witness in Srebrenica massacre case found dead in Hague hotel
News - 23 October 2015

Witness in Srebrenica massacre case found dead in Hague hotel

Dusan Dunjic was a defence witness in the war crimes case against former Bosnian Serb general.

Human rights activists collect testimonies of detainees in Donbas for the Hague
News - 07 October 2015

Human rights activists collect testimonies of detainees in Donbas for the Hague

The detainees were tortured and were not provided with basic custodial conditions in illegal places of detention in Donbas.

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.

Russian passports taken away from Crimean residents
News - 25 September 2015

Russian passports taken away from Crimean residents

The Crimean authorities seize previously issued Russian passports from people without a residence permit in the occupied peninsula.

Kyiv Prosecutor’s Office refuses initiate proceedings against Poroshenko
News - 18 September 2015

Kyiv Prosecutor’s Office refuses initiate proceedings against Poroshenko

The lawyer will appeal against the actions of the Kyiv prosecutor’s office in the Pechersk district court of Kyiv, The first court hearing will be held on October 6.

International Media Group to Receive Complaints of Inciting Hatred
News - 07 July 2015

International Media Group to Receive Complaints of Inciting Hatred

A special international working group is being set up to deal with complaints that cannot be addressed on the national level because of the risk of accusations of "lack of patriotism"

Human Rights Advocates Advise on How to Implement ECHR
News - 29 May 2015

Human Rights Advocates Advise on How to Implement ECHR

On its official website, the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union (UHHRU) has posted recommendations to the government which will make it possible to implement the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Ukraine

Amnesty International Releases Report on Torture of Prisoners in Donbass
News - 25 May 2015

Amnesty International Releases Report on Torture of Prisoners in Donbass

The international human rights organization Amnesty International has published a report which contains testimonies by victims and their relatives

Levels of Xenophobia not Increasing, but Tensions are Growing
News - 30 April 2015

Levels of Xenophobia not Increasing, but Tensions are Growing

However, at the same time, experts note use of vandalism for propaganda purposes by the Russian invaders

Prosecutor General’s Office Confiscates the Property of Aksyonov and Konstantinov
News - 16 March 2015

Prosecutor General’s Office Confiscates the Property of Aksyonov and Konstantinov

The Prosecutor General’s Office (GPU) has seized the property of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea and the self-proclaimed leaders of the peninsula, including Sergei Aksyonov and Vladimir Konstantinov

Crimean Maidan Activist Claims to have been Tortured in Jail
News - 04 March 2015

Crimean Maidan Activist Claims to have been Tortured in Jail

Oleksandr Kostenko, who is in detention in Simferopol, wrote in an open letter about the constant harassment and threats