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16.08.2014

Call to veto unconstitutional bill extending Prosecutor’s powers

A draft bill passed on Aug 12 will, if signed by the President, allow the Prosecutor to authorize searches, detention, wiretapping and other activities linked with criminal investigation. | detail

Visits 2962
11.08.2014

Dangerous silence over police role in Odessa May 2 events

There are many ways to lose the information war. Inaction is one, especially when information, and even video footage are widely available which demonstrate the failure by police management and the emergency services to avert casualties during the clashes and fire on May 2. | detail

Visits 8012
06.08.2014

Police who beat up Ani Lorak protesters fired

Four Odessa police officers are reported to have been dismissed for beating up protesters outside a concert by the singer Ani Lorak in an Odessa night club. Around 200 police officers dispersed a group of around 100 protesters, using rubber batons | detail

Visits 2399
18.07.2014

Court case thrown out over clear signs that police planted evidence

A positive precedent has been created in Kharkiv with a case thrown out after the lawyer demonstrated that the police had fabricated the evidence. Over 15 thousand people end up in prison each year because the police, wanting good ‘statistics’, go for people over possession of tiny amounts of narcotics or plant the drugs themselves | detail

Visits 2943
27.06.2014

Ukraine’s Security Service cuts all cooperation with Russian FSB

Ukraine’s SBU informs that it is revoking all agreements on cooperation with Russia’s FSB [Federation Security Service] and law enforcement agencies due to the latter’s role in aggression against Ukraine, including the military annexation of the Crimea and measures to destabilize the situation in the east of Ukraine | detail

Visits 54491
03.04.2014

Twelve detained on suspicion of involvement in the gunning down of Maidan protesters (updated)

The acting Prosecutor General says the orders to gun down protesters on Institutska St on Feb 20 came from the president’s administration. | detail

Visits 2507
03.04.2014

The Police must not be a threat to the public

Yevhen Zakharov, head of KHPG, talks about civic involvement in the selection of new heads of police; as well as the proposed reinstatement of many of the police monitoring projects cut back in 2010 | detail

Visits 1766
24.02.2014

Where is the investigation into last week’s carnage?

EuroMaidan SOS has publically called on Acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov to provide answers regarding the apparent lack of investigation into the shooting of protesters on 19 and 20 February | detail

Visits 1869
20.02.2014

Titushki and Bercut riot police on the attack

The regime’s deployment of “titushki” urgently needs to be clearly recorded and communicated to the international community as demonstration that calls for “all parties” to show restraint are missing the point and manifestly not enough | detail

Visits 4410
18.02.2014

Berkut snipers aimed at protesters

The first reports that Berkut riot police were positioned on roofs and aiming rubber bullets and grenades at protesters came early on Tuesday, with two of the injured women simply taking part in the procession | detail

Visits 5821
15.02.2014

Waiting for more bloodshed?

The only charges brought against officials over the brutal dispersing of peaceful protesters on Nov 30 last year have been dropped, turning exchanges of assurances and demands for accountability into a dangerously empty ritual. | detail

Visits 4551
13.02.2014

Kirovohrad AutoMaidan activist stripped of his license for 6 months

On Feb 12 judge Iryna Zahreba from the Kirovsk District Court in Kirovohrad prohibited AutoMaidan activst Vitaly Koval from driving for half a year in the latest of a number of template rulings throughout the country against peaceful protesters and civic activists | detail

Visits 1867
07.02.2014

UMDPL: Сherkasy police infringed all regulations

Volodymyr Batchaev from the Association of Ukrainian Human Rights Monitors of Law Enforcement can see no grounds for most of the detentions in Cherkasy and is scathing in his assessment of police behaviour | detail

Visits 1305
04.02.2014

SBU finds plans to “seize power” in opposition party’s server

Both the police and security service [SBU] have effectively accused the opposition Batkivshchyna of planning the Kyiv protests in advance [as per the Interior Ministry] or, in the SBU rendition “carrying out actions aimed at seizing state power” | detail

Visits 1304
04.02.2014

Strasbourg gives priority consideration to EuroMaidan protester’s application

Igor Sirenko asserts that he was beaten up by special police units during a violent dispersal of protesters and then unlawfully detained on 30 November 2013 | detail

Visits 2086
03.02.2014

Uncompromising commitment to police state tactics

Western reports of major concessions from Yanukovych are misleading. It is excellent that the Jan 16 anti-protest laws were revoked, however repressive police measures had already been slipped in through ministerial or Cabinet of Ministers decrees, and the president then played a key role in hijacking the adoption of a real amnesty law | detail

Visits 1938
29.01.2014

New Order on Berkut riot police powers comes into force

None of the powers now formalized in an order registered with the Justice Ministry has not been used over the last months, however any legitimacy for a unit which has so compromised itself seems at best inappropriate | detail

Visits 2332
28.01.2014

Reports of plans for massive increase in Berkut riot police numbers

Dzerkalo Tyzhnya reports that according to its information the numbers in special force Grifon and Berkut units are to be increased to 30 thousand men, and the powers of special force units within the Interior Ministry extended. | detail

Visits 2125
25.01.2014

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 | detail

Visits 2612
24.01.2014

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. | detail

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