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18.04.2008

In Memoriam: Zoya Krakhmalnikova

Human rights defender and writer Zoya Krakhmalnikova has died In Moscow after a long illness. She was 80 | detail

Visits 1319
05.04.2008

In Memoriam: Vladislav Niedobora

Vladislav Hryhorovych Niedobora, the oldest member of the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group died on 2 April. He was one of four people from Kharkiv sentenced for signing a letter deemed “anti-Soviet” in 1969 | detail

Visits 1209
24.02.2008

In Memoriam: Inna Fedushchak

Inna Fedushchak, Head of the “Poshuk” [“Search”] Society and member of the International Historical, Educational and Human Rights Society “Memorial”, has died in Lviv, aged 71. | detail

Visits 1262
27.04.2007

In Memoriam: Mstislav Rostropovych

Mstislav Rostropovych died today, 27 April 2007, in Moscow. An immeasurable loss not only for the world of music, but for all who bowed before his unwavering courage and commitment to human rights | detail

Visits 907
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 1265
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 1484
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 909
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 1045
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 996
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 2188
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 1175
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 1335
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 1700
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 1347
10.08.2006

IMMENSE DIGNITY IN LIFE AND DEATH

Remembering NADIYA SVITLYCHNA | detail

Visits 1815
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 1219
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 896
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 799
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 1614
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