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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 | детальніше

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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. | детальніше

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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 | детальніше

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25.01.2014

Thousands bid farewell to Yury Verbytsky, murdered EuroMaidan protester

On Jan 24 thousands of people in Lviv attended the funeral of Yury Verbysky, a Lviv seismologist and EuroMaidan protester whose mutilated body was found in the Boryspil forest outside Kyiv on Wednesday | детальніше

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23.01.2014

Maidan’s Defenders and First Victims

The parents of Serhiy Nihoyan, who was killed by several bullet wounds to the head and face on Wednesday morning, had sought refuge in Ukraine because of the violence over Nagorno-Karabakh. Mikhail Zhyzneuski, a Belarusian national, had lived in Ukraine for about 10 years after fleeing persecution at home | детальніше

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23.01.2014

Abducted activist Yury Verbytsky found dead

The body of activist Yury Verbytsky, who was abducted from hospital together with journalist and activist Ihor Lutsenko, has been found in the Boryspil forest | детальніше

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19.01.2014

Yevgeny Novitsky: I’m a foreign agent and I’m proud of it

Better than any legal commentary about the Russian look-alike attempt to stigmatize NGOs as “foreign agents” is this account from a father whose son’s leukemia and that suffered by other children could be treated thanks to help from abroad | детальніше

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26.12.2013

Tetyana Chornovol exposes her attackers

Tetyana Chornovol has exposed many corrupt dealings and crimes by those holding high office in Ukraine. It is likely she has also helped to expose the men who savagely attacked her in the early hours of Dec 25 and left her for dead. | детальніше

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25.12.2013

Kharkiv EuroMaidan organizer knifed (updated)

Dmytro Pylypets, a civic activist and co-organizer of the EuroMaidan protest in Kharkiv was seriously attacked on Tuesday evening The assailants did not demand anything and silently sprayed a gas in his face, issued blows to the head and abdomen and stabbed him 12 times | детальніше

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24.12.2013

EuroMaidan protester allegedly beaten by Berkut dies

LIGABusinessInform has reported the death of 41-year-old Pavlo Mazurenko in a Kyiv hospital. He had apparently phoned friends and told them that he had been beaten up by law enforcement officers “for Maidan” | детальніше

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22.12.2013

Full-Frontal Offensive against Road Control

A Road Control activist has been shot and injured, and his car set alight in the latest attack on people from this civic watchdog which monitors the work of the traffic police. | детальніше

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22.12.2013

Protester beaten on Nov 30 found alive

Serhiy Radchenko, one of the peaceful protesters who disappeared after the brutal attack by Berkut riot police on Nov 30 has been found alive, though in a very bad state. Three people remain missing. | детальніше

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29.10.2013

ECHR slams failure to properly investigate fatal road accident

The case of Zubkova v. Ukraine is especially important given the large number of horrific accidents in Ukraine, of which many are caused by people whose contacts or financial resources enable them to avoid any punishment even where they were, for example, drunk and driving very fast. | детальніше

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10.10.2013

Call to investigate death of 19-year-old Dmitry Pozdeev in police custody

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, Amnesty International in Ukraine called for an objective and comprehensive investigation into the death in the Komunarivsky Police Station in Zaporizhya of 19-year-old Dmytro Pozdeev | детальніше

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04.10.2013

Death in Police Custody: Official and Unofficial Versions

Dmitry Pozdeev’s brief life ended on September 29, two days after being taken into police custody. He had been taking part in “investigative activities” when he died supposedly of an acute heart disorder | детальніше

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17.09.2013

Myroslava Gongadze: The Day that changed Ukraine

Those endeavouring to be bearers of truth, to uphold the honour of their profession and counter lawlessness must unite. Only by defending, supporting and inspiring one another can we force those in power to respect us | детальніше

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17.09.2013

Impunity Kills: 13 years since Gongadze’s murder

On 16 September 2013, the 13th anniversary of the disappearance – and killing – of journalist Georgy Gongadze, journalist NGOs reported a considerable increase in attacks on journalists and ongoing impunity both for those who ordered Gongadze’s killing, and those who assault and obstruct journalists | детальніше

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25.07.2013

Witness in Indylo death trial changes his story

Oleksandr Khomenko, the friend of the young student, Ihor Indylo who died in police custody in 2010 has always seemed terrified and unwilling to testify. His testimony is critical since he was with Ihor Indylo in the interview room of the police station on that last evening before the healthy young student died. | детальніше

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19.07.2013

Video coverage banned of court hearings into the death of Ihor Indylo

The Desnyansky District Court in Kyiv has (again) begun hearings over the death in May 2010 of Ihor Indylo in the Shevchenkivsk District Police Station in Kyiv | детальніше

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16.05.2013

Shameful ping-pong to block the truth in the Indylo case

On the eve of the third anniversary of Ihor Indylo’s death in police custody, the Prosecutor has again succeeded in blocking proper examination into the young student’s death | детальніше

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