Amnesty International has published its annual report in this 60th year since the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The title says it all: “Sixty years of human rights failure – governments must apologize and act now”
15.06.08 | Ãàëÿ Êîéíàø
ßêùî ïîë³òèêè ïåðåêîíàí³ â òîìó, ùî ìîæóòü âèéòè ñóõèìè òà ÷èñòèìè ç áóäü-ÿêîãî áîëîòà, òî ìè ùîñü íå òàê ðîáèìî (äóìêè ç ïðèâîäó ñòàòò³ «Ìîðàëüíèé Ãîëîäîìîð»,)
An important new website has been created by Donetsk Memorial and has begun work in gathering and sharing information about Ukraines penal institutions.
It is not only Muslims who experience difficulties in the Crimea, with Simferopol parishes of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the Kyiv Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church encountering no less problems
The Crimean Prosecutor is demanding that the government of the autonomous republic take urgent measures to safeguard the rights of residents of the Crimea to education, medical care and freedom of movement.
28.05.08 | Halya Coynash
On a repulsive Hitler doll, fighting stereotypes and shoddy journalism and on some success in asserting our right to truthful information
The Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union has issued a statement over the assault on the Coordinator of the Vinnytsa Human Rights Group, Dmytro Groisman, during the night from 23 to 24 May
24.05.08 | Halya Coynash
Over the last two or three weeks we have gone on and on about one unspeakable monstrosity, namely, a Hitler doll or model. We are sincerely hoping to be able to leave this foul subject and get onto more important things, but first we have one big request. A lesson needs drumming in and your help is vital.
This body was created at the end of December 2005 and is proving a valuable means of ensuring public participation and control over the work of the law enforcement agencies, although a lot remains to be done (as always ...)
The National Commission for the Affirmation of Freedom of Speech is calling on the Prosecutor General to inform the public about the investigation into the Kalashnikov case
In Bykivnya Forest near Kyiv, people gathered on Sunday to remember the victims of political repression. Unmarked graves lie strewn throughout Ukraine, but the Bykivnya Graves are believed to hold the last earthly remains of over 100 thousand victims of the NKVD
22.04.08 | Halya Coynash
On the dangers of imposing heroes, on history textbooks and shining examples in Ukraines recent history we should not forget
A Kyiv court has found two men guilty of inciting racial hatred and enmity and one also guilty of murdering Nigerian national Kunyon Myevi Hodi on 25 October 2006.
(The twentieth century and the “war of memories”) An appeal from the International “Memorial” Society