Human Rights in Ukraine. Website of the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group

Aware means prevented

Over the last two months, the program “Families without violence” has been carrying out awareness raising measures aimed at preventing violence against children in the family in various districts of the Kherson region. | detail

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Lessons on social and legal protection of children to begin

In response to the disturbing incident in a Chernivtsi school involving bullying and worse, the Ministry of Justice is introducing new measures which can be welcomed – and monitored … | detail

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Ukrainian spiritual leaders call on politicians not to incite inter-ethnic enmity

Representatives of Ukraine’s largest religious communities stress that the language issue must not be used to stir up tension and division within Ukraine | detail

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Centre for the Social and Psychological Rehabilitation of Children opens in Kharkiv

One good iniitiative for the huge problem of children living on the streets and desperately in need of help | detail

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The Rights of homeless children in Ukraine: Who’s protecting them?

In Ukraine today there are more than 200 000 children who are homeless, uncared for or who have been taken away from their parents | detail

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It is 62 years today, 18 May, since the Crimean Tatars were forcibly deported from the Crimea to Siberia and Central Asia

A Day of Remembrance and Mourning for the victims of the deportation. | detail

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Ukrainian anti-fascists protest outside the Russian Embassy in Kyiv

Activists from the organization “Freedom without borders” accuse the Russian authorities of taking no action in a situation of rising persecution and killing of non-Russians by neo-Nazi organizations | detail

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An article from the newspaper “Sevodnya” discusses official claims regarding alleged grounds for deporting a group of Uzbek nationals in February, and highlights questions remaining unanswered. | detail

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Rubber batons, handcuffs and dactyloscopy or “prophylactic” intimidation of Gypsies

Uzhgorod law-enforcers detained a group of Roma without any legal grounds and explanations | detail

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Social-legal protection of family, children and youth: ways, form and methods of the solution at the regional level

Main problems and tasks in this sphere, illustrated with real examples and sad statistics. | detail

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Tradition of indifference

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Crimean Tatars want to have their national court.

The Medjlis of Crimean Tatars intends to discuss the question about the restoration of kadiyat, the national court, whose duty is to consider civil conflicts between Crimean Tatars. | detail

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Lviv prosecutor’s office started a criminal case against the newspaper „Idealist“

The Lviv oblast prosecutor’s office began to investigate the criminal case concerning the anti-Semitic publications. | detail

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Russification or idiocy?

The author witnessed some pressure of russification during the national census, in particular, the teller insistently asked whether I the respondent really knew Ukrainian. | detail

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Militia kills a Crimean Tatar

The prosecutor’s office of the Crimea intends to conduct a through investigation of the circumstances under which a 26-year-old Crimean Tatar Niyazi Gafarov was shot in the Kyivskiy militia precinct of Simferopol. | detail

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Ukrainian authorities are less anti-Semitic than Russian.

Representatives of the American NGO ’Union of committees for protecting Jews in the former USSR’ made public the report devoted to the anti-Semitism on the post-Soviet space. | detail

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On the language policy in Ukraine

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Are not you bored?

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Lviv lesson

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