Mikita Sasim - Belarus

More on the fate of Mikita Sasim, victim of repression in Belarus, with an appeal from Amnesty International to write both to Mikita and to the Belarusian authorities on his behalf | detail

Visits 1019

Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns the Belarusian authorities’ actions in expelling students on political grounds

Belarusian opposition figures did not ask for political asylum from Yushchenko and say that this is provocation from the security service. | detail

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Children must not be used as weapons, Mr. Putin

Any settling of accounts – be they financial or political – can have nothing whatsoever to do with the children presently living and studying in the “Podmoskovny” Lyceum. | detail

Visits 906

Kyiv: Action to mark the first anniversary of the Andijon Massacre in Uzbekistan

The victims of the brutal suppression of a peaceful demonstration in Uzbekistan must not be forgotten. Nor, however, should we forget those asylum seekers sent back in February to Karimov’s regime | detail

Visits 889

Anniversary of the Andijon Massacre: Human Rights activists appeal to the UN

On the eve of the first anniverssay of the massacre in Andijon, we pass on (and wholeheartedly support) an appeal from human rights activists in Uzbekistan to ensure that there is an independent investigation into the events of 13 May 2005 and that those responsible are brought to justice | detail

Visits 1098

Nikita Sasim jailed in Belarus for three months

“The circumstances of the case and the situation in Belarus leave no doubt that this was a political trial aimed at intimidating young people” | detail

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Historical "déjà vu"

On the depressing and apparently incomprehensible plan fermenting in certain minds in Russia to erect a memorial to Joseph Stalin | detail

Visits 1412

Russian Public Action: “Civic society must save the children’s home “Podmoskovny”

Human rights activists, trade union and public figures, as well as politicians have come out with a united message of protest against the attack by the Russian Prosecutor General on the children’s home and lyceum in Korallova | detail

Visits 928

Action in memory: the Andijon Massacre: will we stay silent, or refuse to forget?

The victims of the brutal suppression of a peaceful demonstration must not be forgotten | detail

Visits 799

Xenophobia is on the increase in Russia

Around 12% of Russians unqualifiedly support the slogan “Russia for the Russians” - just one of the worrying findings from studies of public opinion in Russia | detail

Visits 970

Persecuting Khodorkovsky, the authorities are destroying a lyceum for orphans

Call from human rights activists to save a children’s home founded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky now under siege by the authorities | detail

Visits 1667

Moscow: public protest achieves its aim

Plans to built a trading complex on the site of the Military Collegium, inextricably linked with repression and killing, have been stopped, however the next step is to create a museum of the history of the Terror | detail

Visits 911

Propaganda and brainwashing of the population on Russian state television channels

Recent monitoring of Russian TV suggests that Russian viewers are being fed propaganda depressingly reminiscent of Soviet times | detail

Visits 993

Relatives of Katyń victims plan to take Russia to the European Court of Human Rights

Among other complaints, they claim that the Russian authorities violated the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms by not carrying out a proper investigation | detail

Visits 1375


The mass protest in Minsk against rigged elections through the eyes of one of the activists on October Square now facing persecution. Help her and Belarus by letting her voice be heard! | detail

Visits 1655

Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union calls for an end to the Repressions in Belarus

Ukrainian human rights activists call on Belarus to stop the arrests and crushing of opposition and the attack on the last legal human rights organization in the country | detail

Visits 1502

We protest against the tightening of control over civil society (Appeal from Russian non-governmental organizations)

As representatives of Russian nonprofit-making and non-governmental organizations, we wish to express our deep anxiety in connection with the consideration in the State Duma of the draft law “On introduction of amendments into some legislative acts of the Russian Federation”, aimed at toughening control over the institutions of civil society | detail

Visits 1664

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