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22.11.2014

In Memory of the Victims of Holodomor

Visits 1469
22.11.2014

Mustafa Dzhemiliev: The sacrifice was not in vain

"The Heavenly Hundred through their deaths prevented the death of many other people. And Ukraine took a step forward. Thanks to such acts society consolidate and a nation emerges. Please note how we have united, regardless of origin or faith. We all say that we are Ukrainians" | detail

Visits 3497
18.11.2014

In Ukraine, Grief, Pride, and Anger as Families remember Euromaidan Dead

Millions of Ukrainians will be honouring the more than 110 EuroMaidan activists who lost their lives in the protests that began a year ago this week | detail

Visits 1657
06.10.2014

In Memory: Anna Politkovskaya

While 5 men were finally, in 2014, sentenced to long prison terms over the murder of the Novaya Gazeta journalist, nobody seriously believes that the prosecutor got even close to those who ordered the murder of one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most articulate critics. Nor that any real attempts were made to do so | detail

Visits 1888
29.09.2014

In Remembrance: Babyn Yar, September 1941

73 years ago, on 29 and 30 September 1941, the Nazis murdered over 33 thousand Jewish men, women and children at Babyn Yar [or Babi Yar, from the Russian], then a ravine on the outskirts of Kyiv | detail

Visits 1807
13.07.2014

In Memory: Valeria Novodvorskaya

Valeria Novodvorskaya, one of the most courageous and truly free people in Russia died in Moscow on Saturday, aged only 64. She was a political prisoner and victim of punitive psychiatry in Soviet times, a defender of democracy, of sanity as Russia has slipped back into authoritarian rule under Vladimir Putin. | detail

Visits 1451
26.05.2014

Russian human rights defender and Italian journalist killed in Donbas

60-year-old Andrei Mironov was a member of the Memorial Human Rights Centre and a former Soviet political prisoner. Andrea Rocchelli was 30 years old and had a baby daughter. Both men were seeking to talk with ordinary people in Slovyansk, show how their lives were being torn apart by the ongoing troubles | detail

Visits 2137
07.05.2014

In Memory: Yelena Ryabinina

We mourn with all her friends and colleagues the passing of Lena Ryabinina who was for well over 10 years tireless advocate for political refugees from Central Asia | detail

Visits 1340
21.02.2014

In Remembrance of those who died on Maidan

Information about unarmed protesters who died, most from bullets aimed at them by Berkut snipers. Please share the information and photos of people, some very young, whom the government labelled "terrorists" and "extremists" and killed | detail

Visits 14457
27.01.2014

In Remembrance

It is 69 years today since the liberation by Soviet soldiers of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz. | detail

Visits 1110
29.11.2013

In Memory: Natalya Gorbanevskaya

Natalya Gorbanevskaya, poet, former Soviet dissident and untiring advocate of human rights, has died in Paris. She was 77 | detail

Visits 1000
28.09.2013

Babi Yar September 1941

In Memory of over 33 thousand Jewish men, women and children murdered at Babi Yar in Kyiv on 29 – 30 September 72 years ago, | detail

Visits 1151
07.08.2013

In Memory: Dmytro Groysman

Over nearly three years Dima Groysman had faced 72 court hearings, had had to defend himself against idiotic charges and live in constant stress given the total unpredictability of the judicial system and of those with ways of influencing it. | detail

Visits 2597
06.08.2013

Dmytro Groysman 1972 – 2013

On 5 August our colleague, Dmytro (Dima) Groysman died of a heart attack. He was 41. | detail

Visits 2059
10.07.2013

Volyn 1943: In Remembrance

Instead of seeking political mileage by asking Poland’s parliament to condemn "Ukrainian nationalists", the Regions Party MPs should have called on their own President to change his mind and join Polish President Komorowski on 14 July in remembering both Polish and Ukrainian victims . | detail

Visits 2194
18.05.2013

Remembrance and Vigil

On the 69th anniversary of the Deportation of the Crimean Tatars from their homeland, we join Crimean Tatars in remembering the Victims of a terrible crime. This year, however, the cynical actions of the authorities make vigilance and attention from beyond the Crimea vital. | detail

Visits 1694
19.04.2013

In Memory: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

It is seventy years today since the beginning of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising when between 200 and 500 poorly armed Polish Jews confronted the Germans, determined to die fighting, defending honour and dignity | detail

Visits 1097
20.03.2013

In Memoriam: Petro Rozumny 17.03.1926 – 20.03.2013

The death has been announced of Petro Rozumny, teacher, former political prisoner and member of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group (all members of which were subjected to persecution by the Soviet regime). | detail

Visits 1393
28.01.2013

In Memory: Human Rights Defender Valery Abramkin

Valery Abramkin, a former political prisoner, was co-founder of the Moscow Centre for Prison Reform (together with Andrei Sakharov) and worked tirelessly to promote prisoners’ rights and reform of the penitentiary system | detail

Visits 922
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