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01.02.2014

Ongoing dodgy methods used to take away activists’ driving licenses

At least one of the judges (Oksana Tsarevych) now stripping journalists and AutoMaidan activists of their licenses on the basis of falsified documentation has previously been involved in the politically motivated trials of Tymoshenko and Lutsenko | detail

Visits 1907
31.01.2014

New menacing threats against civic activist

A Crimean lawyer and civic activist has become the latest victim of a dangerous hate campaign directed against EuroMaidan supporters and civic activists. It is especially ominous that the scarcely concealed threats implicit are so closely linked with recent government attempt to bring in draconian legislation against protesters and civic organizations in general. | detail

Visits 2273
31.01.2014

Another EuroMaidan protester dies

Businessman Bohdan Kalynyak from Kolomiya has died of hypothermia after two months on Maidan, and shortly after coming under attack when Berkut used a water cannon in temperatures well below zero | detail

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31.01.2014

AutoMaidan leader Dmytro Bulatov found, badly beaten, but alive

The AutoMaidan leader was found alive, albeit in a shocking state, after widespread attention to his disappearance. Ths provides graphic illustration of the message being passed to the EU, Council of Europe and others regarding the importance of international attention, monitoring and immediate response to all disappearances and attacks on peaceful civic activists | detail

Visits 2520
30.01.2014

Ruling majority takes hostages through new “amnesty law”

According to the version proposed by the president’s representative in parliament, EuroMaidan protesters must first vacate government buildings, roads etc, and only then will people in detention over the protests be released. If they don’t vacate them within 15 days, the deal is off. | detail

Visits 5010
29.01.2014

Where is AutoMaidan leader Dmytro Bulatov?

Despite obvious grounds for concern over the disappearance a week ago of prominent AutoMaidan leader Dmytro Bulatov, the police appear to be doing nothing | detail

Visits 2515
29.01.2014

AutoMaidan leader remanded in custody for 2 months

Khadzhynov was detained on Jan 27 in Cherkasy. 7 AutoMaidan cars which came to Cherkasy from Kyiv were also set upon. | detail

Visits 2201
28.01.2014

Polish journalists come out in support of Ukrainian colleagues

We will not stand by passively watching what happens to our colleagues in Ukraine. All infringements of freedom of speech and physical and psychological violence will be registered. No smashed windows, no broken arms or intimidated families will be forgotten | detail

Visits 1697
28.01.2014

Road Control journalist Andriy Dzyndzya freed

The preposterous charges linked to the Bankova St disturbances have been dropped in accordance with the controversially amended amnesty law, though he is now suspected of having “injured” a traffic police inspector by spitting on him… | detail

Visits 2145
27.01.2014

Police together with “titushki” in Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhya

Damning video footage, corroborated by eye witness reports, suggests that during protests in Dnipropetrovsk on Sunday, the police and local authorities worked in close cooperation with a large number of “titushki” of hired thugs | detail

Visits 4872
27.01.2014

Extremist! Jailed for transporting tyres

Dmytro Yurchenko has just been remanded in custody for 30 days for alleged “extremist activities”, otherwise known as transporting tyres in his car. Volodymyr Karahyaur and two others have been jailed for 2 months for buying petrol | detail

Visits 2576
27.01.2014

Last Farewells for Slain EuroMaidan Activists

The funerals took place on Sunday of 21-year-old Serhiy Nihoyan and 25-year-old Mikhail Zhyzneuski , both of whom were shot and killed on Hrushevsky St in Kyiv on January 22. | detail

Visits 1175
27.01.2014

Former Ukrainian political prisoners address AI and other world human rights organizations

Forty years ago, we, prisoners of conscience, appealed to Amnesty International and also sought justice in other institutions. Today, we all came out onto Maidan, some of us with our children and grandchildren. Our slogan again is: «Freedom, Justice, Rule of Law». | detail

Visits 744
26.01.2014

72-year-old detained for «attacking Berkut riot police”

Mykola Pasichnyk, a 72-year-old pensioner has been remanded in custody for 2 months on suspicion of attacking Berkut officers. This is the most shocking but not the only indication that detention is part of an attempt to use hostages in negotiations with the EuroMaidan protesters | detail

Visits 3705
25.01.2014

Another activist shot on Hrushevsky St dies

45-year-old Roman Senyk died in hospital on Saturday of injuries received on Jan 22 on Hrushevsky St. His lung had been pierced by a sniper’s bullet | detail

Visits 1306
25.01.2014

Ukrainian Police Counter-Offensive

A day after the shocking video footage above of police ill-treatment of a captive protester and in the wake of other damning reports, the police are alleging attacks on their officers and pointing the finger at EuroMaidan activists | detail

Visits 2612
24.01.2014

Maidan activist stripped naked by Berkut back and staying

On Friday the Maidan activist, Mykhailo Havryliuk who was stripped in freezing temperatures and beaten by Berkut officers told journalists of his ordeal and of his determination to keep fighting | detail

Visits 3523
24.01.2014

A Voice From The Field of Battle And Governmental Duplicity

The government has usurped authority in the country in virtually an undisguised manner. All roads to a legal and democratic resolution of the socio-political conflict have been blocked. | detail

Visits 1331
24.01.2014

Two Bankova Prisoners released

While excellent that Yaroslav Prytulenko and Volodymyr Kadura have been freed, Dzyndzya and Smaliy remain in custody, and the number of Hrushevsky St Prisoners is increasing. Those cases are no less dubious | detail

Visits 2061
24.01.2014

AutoMaidan activists ambushed, leader still missing

More AutoMaidan activists have been found in Kyiv police stations following the events of Wednesday night which singer Ruslana has called “brazen and unconcealed terror on the streets of Kyiv.” Chillingly it is now well over 24 hours since any contact with Dmytro Bulatov, one of the leaders of the AutoMaidan movement. | detail

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