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14.12.2006

Notes from the “Tashlyk” tour, or National places of significance and civil rights sacrificed to energy independence

An area of vital cultural and historic significance, as well as of unique natural beauty is being flagrantly – and irrevocably! - sacrificed in order to build the Tashlyk Hydro Accumulating Power Station – to obtain more and more energy, instead of learning not to squander it | detail

Visits 1910
27.11.2006

Yet another environmentally dangerous project

Environment protection groups in Ukraine have only today learned that a plan for building a Kaniv Hydro-Accumulating Power Station has appeared on the official list of projects of the BRD Reconstruction, after “public hearings” were apparently held unbeknown to the public | detail

Visits 870
13.09.2006

Crimean environmentalists hail victory

Thanks to the concerted efforts of the public, the media and his own representatives in the Crimea, President Yushchenko has cancelled a Decree creating an environmentally disastrous transport and industrial complex | detail

Visits 758
07.09.2006

Who’s destroying the historic centre of Lviv?

The "visit" today by over 70 Lviv journalists and their statement achieved one aim - a commission has been created. Postive as a beginning, but by no means enough ... | detail

Visits 1015
04.08.2006

Russia plans to extradite to Uzbekistan 13 people suspected of involvement in the events at Andijon

The Prosecutor General has formally announced the decision to extradite the men who have all received mandate refugee status from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees | detail

Visits 1568
08.07.2006

Triumph of vested interests

A Lviv court has refused to suspend the building works on Market Square until the merits are considered, and it is unclear when the review will take place. The ruling is to be appealed | detail

Visits 944
08.05.2006

Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice considers the deportation of Uzbek nationals illegal

Human rights activists have FINALLY received an honest response from a state body. Congratulations due to the Ministry of Justice, but all the more reason to continue demanding the truth and a guarantee that no other asylum seekers will face deportation | detail

Visits 2797
27.04.2006

Somebody had to come out first on Maidan

An impassioned reminder to us all about those who came out onto Maidan in Soviet times and who, with their courage and refusal to be cowered, "created a civic society and laid the foundations for independence" | detail

Visits 2139
16.03.2006

Head of the President’s Administration acknowledges that the ten Uzbeks were deported at Karimov’s request and with procedural violations

Another version of events from Ukrainian official sources on the recent deportation of Uzbek asylum seekers | detail

Visits 1442
10.03.2006

“Only you are unfailing, betrayal …”

A critical analysis of the various and all inept ways the Ukrainian authorities are still continuing to refuse to accept responsibility for their grave violation of human rights in deporting Uzbek asylum seekers. | detail

Visits 2184
06.03.2006

Today it is the rights of Uzbek refugees that are violated: tomorrow it will be civil rights!

Open letter and appeal from Uzbek political refugees in Ukraine | detail

Visits 1498
03.03.2006

Feeble excuses appease nobody

The Ukrainian authorities need to provide adequate answers and serious guarantees, and not confine themselves to unconvincing attempts at deflecting criticism | detail

Visits 1477
01.03.2006

The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) takes responsibility for the recent deportation of refugees

The pressing questions of Ukrainian and international human rights organizations remain, however, unanswered | detail

Visits 1629
28.02.2006

NOT FORGOTTEN! More on the Uzbek asylum seekers

In the absence of any adequate response from official figures, a call on civic organizations to take the initiative in investigating the recent deportation of asylum seekers and ensuring it never happens again | detail

Visits 1678
24.02.2006

PRESS RELEASE from the Society of Uzbek Political Refugees in Ukraine

More on the shameful extradition by the Ukrainian authorities of Uzbek asylum seekers, suggesting that even the UNHCR did not react effectively, and reiterating the urgent need for a thorough investigation | detail

Visits 1851
21.02.2006

PUBLIC STATEMENT FROM UKRAINIAN CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS ON THE EXTRADITION OF UZBEK ASYLUM SEEKERS

Civic organizations condemn the recent extradition and call for action from the President and Verkhovna Rada to investigate the shameful incident, bring those responsible to answer and ensure that Ukraine never again extradites those seeking asylum | detail

Visits 2223
21.02.2006

Open Appeal from Russian NGOs to the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko

Human rights organizations in Russia express dismay at the recent illegal extradition of Uzbek asylum seekers and call on the President to ensure compliance with international norms | detail

Visits 1709
20.02.2006

PRESS CONFERENCE IN KYIV ON THE DEPORTATION OF UZBEK ASYLUM SEEKERS

The Extradition of Uzbek asylum seekers was a crime committed by the Ukrainian authorities against human rights” | detail

Visits 1455
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