AutoMaidan leader Dmytro Bulatov found, badly beaten, but alive
The AutoMaidan leader was found alive, albeit in a shocking state, after widespread attention to his disappearance. Ths provides graphic illustration of the message being passed to the EU, Council of Europe and others regarding the importance of international attention, monitoring and immediate response to all disappearances and attacks on peaceful civic activists
Ruling majority takes hostages through new “amnesty law”
According to the version proposed by the president’s representative in parliament, EuroMaidan protesters must first vacate government buildings, roads etc, and only then will people in detention over the protests be released. If they don’t vacate them within 15 days, the deal is off.
Where is AutoMaidan leader Dmytro Bulatov?
Despite obvious grounds for concern over the disappearance a week ago of prominent AutoMaidan leader Dmytro Bulatov, the police appear to be doing nothing
AutoMaidan leader remanded in custody for 2 months
Khadzhynov was detained on Jan 27 in Cherkasy. 7 AutoMaidan cars which came to Cherkasy from Kyiv were also set upon.
Polish journalists come out in support of Ukrainian colleagues
We will not stand by passively watching what happens to our colleagues in Ukraine. All infringements of freedom of speech and physical and psychological violence will be registered. No smashed windows, no broken arms or intimidated families will be forgotten
Road Control journalist Andriy Dzyndzya freed
The preposterous charges linked to the Bankova St disturbances have been dropped in accordance with the controversially amended amnesty law, though he is now suspected of having “injured” a traffic police inspector by spitting on him…
Police together with “titushki” in Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhya
Damning video footage, corroborated by eye witness reports, suggests that during protests in Dnipropetrovsk on Sunday, the police and local authorities worked in close cooperation with a large number of “titushki” of hired thugs
Extremist! Jailed for transporting tyres
Dmytro Yurchenko has just been remanded in custody for 30 days for alleged “extremist activities”, otherwise known as transporting tyres in his car. Volodymyr Karahyaur and two others have been jailed for 2 months for buying petrol
Last Farewells for Slain EuroMaidan Activists
The funerals took place on Sunday of 21-year-old Serhiy Nihoyan and 25-year-old Mikhail Zhyzneuski , both of whom were shot and killed on Hrushevsky St in Kyiv on January 22.
Former Ukrainian political prisoners address AI and other world human rights organizations
Forty years ago, we, prisoners of conscience, appealed to Amnesty International and also sought justice in other institutions. Today, we all came out onto Maidan, some of us with our children and grandchildren. Our slogan again is: «Freedom, Justice, Rule of Law».
72-year-old detained for «attacking Berkut riot police”
Mykola Pasichnyk, a 72-year-old pensioner has been remanded in custody for 2 months on suspicion of attacking Berkut officers. This is the most shocking but not the only indication that detention is part of an attempt to use hostages in negotiations with the EuroMaidan protesters
Another activist shot on Hrushevsky St dies
45-year-old Roman Senyk died in hospital on Saturday of injuries received on Jan 22 on Hrushevsky St. His lung had been pierced by a sniper’s bullet
Ukrainian Police Counter-Offensive
A day after the shocking video footage above of police ill-treatment of a captive protester and in the wake of other damning reports, the police are alleging attacks on their officers and pointing the finger at EuroMaidan activists
Maidan activist stripped naked by Berkut back and staying
On Friday the Maidan activist, Mykhailo Havryliuk who was stripped in freezing temperatures and beaten by Berkut officers told journalists of his ordeal and of his determination to keep fighting
A Voice From The Field of Battle And Governmental Duplicity
The government has usurped authority in the country in virtually an undisguised manner. All roads to a legal and democratic resolution of the socio-political conflict have been blocked.
Two Bankova Prisoners released
While excellent that Yaroslav Prytulenko and Volodymyr Kadura have been freed, Dzyndzya and Smaliy remain in custody, and the number of Hrushevsky St Prisoners is increasing. Those cases are no less dubious
AutoMaidan activists ambushed, leader still missing
More AutoMaidan activists have been found in Kyiv police stations following the events of Wednesday night which singer Ruslana has called “brazen and unconcealed terror on the streets of Kyiv.” Chillingly it is now well over 24 hours since any contact with Dmytro Bulatov, one of the leaders of the AutoMaidan movement.
Berkut abandon young woman activist in the forest
Oleksandra Khailak, who has been working for the last 2 weeks as a volunteer for the Maidan medical services was handed over to Berkut by police when they saw her EuroMaidan badge.
Berkut undress and beat activist in freezing temperatures
A video posted on YouTube shows Berkut riot police and other officers in black Interior Forces uniform undressing and humilating a man detained on Hrushevsky St. Caught on video, the police have "apologised"
First “Hrushevsky Prisoners”
Three EuroMaidan activists – musician and film festival organizer Dmytro Moskalets, poet Yukhim Dyshkant and economic researcher Artur Kovalchuk have been remanded in custody for 2 months in court hearings bearing an ominous resemblance to those concerning the Bankova Prisoners