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27.04.2007

A Zaporizhyan Cossack in life and in his art

The funeral took place today in Ivano-Frankivsk of the artist, laureate of the Shevchenko State Award and former political prisoner Opanas Zalyvakha | detail

Visits 1235
25.04.2007

In Memoriam: Opanas Zalyvakha

The death has been announced of the well-known artist Opanas Zalyvakha. He died in Ivano-Frankivsk in the early hours of 24 April 2007 | detail

Visits 1403
16.11.2006

In Memoriam: Yury Levada

Yury Aleksandrovich Levada, world famous sociologist, head of the Levada Centre and partner and friend for many years of the Russian human rights movement has died in Moscow at the age of 77. He suffered a heart attack while at work and died before help came. | detail

Visits 890
26.09.2006

Forum in Kyiv honours the victims of Babi Yar

In Kyiv today ceremonies are being held to honour the memory of those murdered in Babi Yar during the Second World War | detail

Visits 980
17.09.2006

On 16 September we honoured the memory of Georgy Gongadze and all murdered journalists

The action was held without any party or organization emblems by ordinary individuals for whom Gongadze’s memory was not a means of gaining political mileage | detail

Visits 971
15.09.2006

Attention: DAY IN MEMORY OF GEORGY GONGADZE

On Saturday 16 September at 19.00 a meeting will be held on Maidan Nezalezhnosti [Independence Square] to mark the sixth anniversary of Georgy Gongadze’s disappearance (updated) | detail

Visits 2052
04.09.2006

In memory of Vasyl Stus

21 years ago today Vasyl Stus, Ukrainian poet, human rights activist and member of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group, died in an isolation cell in one of the Perm Political Prisoner Camps | detail

Visits 1113
17.08.2006

Ukraine today bid farewell to Nadiya Svitlychna

Members of the Ukrainian Diaspora joined all those in Ukraine who came to honour and remember defender of human rights, Nadiya Svitlychna. President Viktor Yushchenko flew to Kyiv specially in order to attend the funeral. | detail

Visits 1274
17.08.2006

A last farewell to Nadiya Svitlychna

You were for me, and doubtless for thousands of people in Ukraine and in the Diaspora – living Ukraine, the embodiment of our principles, our conscience | detail

Visits 1634
15.08.2006

The light has faded

"We would like Nadiya Svitlychna’s impassioned, honest life to really become a lesson for us all on how not to be afraid, not to betray others, how not to crawl or sell out". | detail

Visits 1243
10.08.2006

IMMENSE DIGNITY IN LIFE AND DEATH

Remembering NADIYA SVITLYCHNA | detail

Visits 1769
09.08.2006

In Memoriam: Nadiya Svitlychna

Nadiya Svitlychna, who spent four years in a Soviet labour camp, and who in emigration was active in the External Representation of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group and edited the “Bulletin of repression in Ukraine”, has died | detail

Visits 1155
08.08.2006

In memory of Larissa Bogoraz who would have been 77 today

On what would have been Larissa Bogoraz’s birthday, and a few days before the anniversary of the crushing of the Prague Spring, we remember one of those courageous enough to voice protest | detail

Visits 865
22.07.2006

In memory of Janusz Korczak

"I don’t know what parting words I would have for the children. I would like to tell them a lot, to tell them that they are free to choose their path”. | detail

Visits 765
14.07.2006

In Memoriam: Dina Kaminskaya

Dina Kaminskaya, lawyer and committed human rights activist, who defended many dissidents in the 1960s and 1970s, has died at the age of 87. We join the International Society "Memorial" in expressing our deepest sorrow at her passing. | detail

Visits 1569
07.06.2006

Learning to walk upright

Personal reflections on Andrei Sakharov | detail

Visits 1423
27.04.2006

Somebody had to come out first on Maidan

An impassioned reminder to us all about those who came out onto Maidan in Soviet times and who, with their courage and refusal to be cowered, "created a civic society and laid the foundations for independence" | detail

Visits 2025
24.04.2006

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 1361
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