Public organizations and lobbying the interests of local self-rule

On 31 July the round table was conducted in Uzhgorod. The participants of the round table summed up the results of the project "Election and political processes". They elaborated some comments on the existing situation and propositions on the improvement of this situation. | detail

Visits 1373

With people and for the sake of people

Next year the Ternopil oblast charity historical and educational society "Memorial" named after V. Stus will celebrate the 15th anniversary of its activities. The review of its work during these 15 years is given. | detail

Visits 1400

Legal aid to the condemned women

The members of the charity organization "Chernigiv center for protecting women rights" delivered on 7 May 2003 the first lecture in the school of legal knowledge in Chernigiv women reforming colony No. 44. The organization also renders aid to other women penitentiaries | detail

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Who will help the released?

The Donetsk charity fund "Dobrota" ("Kindness") and the Department of the Donetsk oblast administration for the cooperation with law-enforcing organs organized the round table "Social rehabilitation and complex aid to the persons released from penitentiaries". | detail

Visits 1401

Results of human rights and media grant competition (Press release of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine).

The results are announces by the U.S. Embassy, Kiev. | detail

Visits 1429

The seminar „Monitoring and protection of the freedom of the press and other human rights and freedoms in Ukraine“ was hold in Kharkov

The seminar was conducted on 29 March - 2 April by the Kharkov group for human rights protection with the support of the USA Embassy in Ukraine. | detail

Visits 1339

The public hearings "Chernobyl – modern problems"

On 29 November 2002 the public hearings “Chernobyl – modern problems” were conducted in Zhytomir. The participants discussed the Conception of the draft of the Ukrainian Law “On introducing changes into the Laws of Ukraine “On legal regime on the territory that underwent radioactive pollution as a result of the Chernobyl catastrophe” and “On the status and social protection of the citizens, who suffered from the Chernobyl catastrophe””. They decided that the adoption of the Conception by the Supreme Rada will substantially worsen the level of social and radiation protection of population | detail

Visits 1753

The third school of human rights in Kharkiv

On 7-10 December the Kharkov Group for human rights protection conducted the third school of human rights for the leaders and activists of NGOs. The representatives of 47 organizations from 17 oblasts of Ukraine gathered in Kharkov. | detail

Visits 1771

If the election in Ukraine were honest, we would live in another country

Several days ago the seminar “The role of informational and technical maintenance of the election process in guaranteeing transparent, honest and free elections” was conducted in the Supreme Rada of Ukraine. The seminar was devoted to the perspectives of developing the legal regulations of informational and technical maintenance of the election process. | detail

Visits 1667

The declaration on the cooperation of non-governmental human rights protecting organizations.

On 27 November the meeting of the representatives of non-governmental human rights protecting organizations was held in Kyiv. The participants discussed the directions and ways of the cooperation of the NGOs and parliamentary structures. “PL” presents the draft of the declaration approved by the working group of the meeting. | detail

Visits 1600

Mass media and the civil society

These days the round table "Influence of mass media on developing the civil society" was held in the framework of the Forum of public organizations. The organizers of the event were the Association "Common space" and the Committee "Equality of opportunities". | detail

Visits 1404

An International collegium of advocates created

On 13-15 June 2002 the Conference was held in Montreal (Canada) for creating the International collegium of advocates at the International criminal court. | detail

Visits 1374

Summer school "Applying the European Convention on protecting human rights and basic freedoms"

On 18-23 June 2002 the 10th final session of the theoretical and practical training for Ukrainian advocates "Applying the European Convention on protecting human rights and basic freedoms" was held in Pushcha-Boditsa near Kyiv. | detail

Visits 1518

Round table of town problems

On 29 May the "round table of town problems" for town political and public organizations was held in Severodonetsk in the office of the Lugansk oblast branch of the Ukrainian Voter’s committee. | detail

Visits 1386

Victory in the European Court.

On 7 May 2002 the European Court on human rights took the decision on the case of Russian citizen A. Burdenko. This was the first verdict of the Strasbourg Court concerning Russia. | detail

Visits 1417

’The case of TV-6’ and the crisis of the Russian court system.

(Appeal of the society ’Memorial’). The Russian TV company TV-6 was accused of non-profitability, and the court ruled to deprive it of the frequency. Without neglecting their guilt the company started a campaign that this is a political decision and it must be cancelled. Human rights protectors certainly joined the scandal on the side of TV-6. | detail

Visits 1393

Presidential election in Belarus

The way of life in Belarus, basing on the author’s own observations, is described in the first part of the article. It is assessed as inferior to the Ukrainian was of life. In the second part the presidential election proper is described. Lukashenko’s policy to hamper the information exchange during the election is criticized, but it is confirmed that he won the election with a great advantage. | detail

Visits 1687

Pasko’s case-2.

On 12 July in the city of Vladivostok another trial of journalist Grigoriy Pasko accused of the high treason began. | detail

Visits 1612

Open letter to Presidents and Prime Ministers of the ’big seven’ countries.

Aslan Maskhadov’s letter is devoted to the tragic situation in Chechnya. The letter calls to exert pressure on Russia in order to save the Chechen people. | detail

Visits 1467

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