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

Information and analysis centre “Civic Society” created within UNIAN

The aim of the Centre is to assist nongovernmental civic organizations in “penetrating” the pages and broadcasting studios of central and regional media outlets, this in turn heightening the awareness of the public about the work of such organizaitons | детальніше

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Students create Images of Tolerance

A wonderful initiative from Kherson’s “Totem” which ran master classes for students on social advertising, following which students themselves prepared posters designed to promote tolerance and support for people living with HIV. | детальніше

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Picket held in Moscow to protest against the extradition of Uzbek mandate refugees

The Prosecutor General has decided to extradite the men despite the fact that all have been given mandate refugee status by the UHHCR | детальніше

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“Ordinary hooliganism?”

Russia’s Supreme Court has upheld the sentence passed on the murderers of 9-year-old Khursheda Sultonova | детальніше

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Belarusian court sentences “Partnerstvo” activists

As reported already, these young people were trying to organize observers to monitor the Belarusian presidential elections | детальніше

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“The Summit’s echo: has the liquidation of human rights organizations in Russia begun?” [Attack on the “International Protection Centre”]

Prominent human rights activists in Moscow fear that the tax demands made on the "International Protection Centre" are a sign of a new offensive by the authorities on NGOs now that the G8 Summit is over | детальніше

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Russian Prosecutor General rules to extradite the first of the “Ivanovo Uzbeks”

The Russian Prosecutor General and the court have thus ignored the decision of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees on providing the “Ivanovo Uzbeks” with international protection | детальніше

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Poet and singer on trial in Uzbekistan

Human rights activists believe that 66-year-old Dadakhon Hasan is really being tried for a song he wrote about the brutal crushing of the peaceful demonstration in Andijon in May 2005 | детальніше

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В Ташкенте судят певца и поэта Дадахона Хасана

Правозащитники считают, что 66-летнего Хасана судят за песню о кровавом подавлении демонстрации в Андижане в мае прошлого года. | детальніше

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Vladimir Putin has signed the controversial law on extremism

Among the many critics of the law is one of the authors of the current law on the media who believes that the amendments to the Law will not help combat real extremism in Russian, and are really aimed at fighting political opponents of the present regime | детальніше

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Russia loses its first case in Strasbourg over disappearances in Chechnya

We provide a brief report as well as the Press Release on this landmark ruling from the European Court of Human Rights | детальніше

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Monitoring human rights in the Odessa region

The Odessa Section of the Committee of Voters of Ukraine will engage in monitoring human rights and awareness raising, as well as providing free legal aid to victims of human rights abuse as part of a nationwide project by a network of human rights organiziations | детальніше

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Russian participants in a peaceful demonstration in Minsk jailed for 10 and 15 days

They were arrested outside the Russian Embassy where they were calling on Russia to stop supporting Lukashenko’s regime | детальніше

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Arrested Azerbaijani journalist Sakita Zakhidov’s health has sharply deteriorated

Zakhidov’s colleagues and human rights activists are convinced that the case against him has been orchestrated by the regime which the journalist has sharply criticized. | детальніше

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Ukraine supports the EU in its stance on Lukashenko’s regime

Ukraine endorses the EU’s criticism of Aleksandr Kazulin’s prison sentence as political motivated, and the call to release all political prisioners | детальніше

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