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 | detail

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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 | detail

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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. | detail

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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 | detail

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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” | detail

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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. | detail

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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. | detail

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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. | detail

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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 | detail

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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 | detail

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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 | detail

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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 | detail

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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. | detail

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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 | detail

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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 | detail

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Where are the killers of environmentalist Volodymyr Honcharenko?

Almost 8 months have passed since the murder of well-known Dnipropetrovsk environmentalist Volodymyr Honcharenko and there has been no progress in finding his killers. The dangerous scrap metal load he reported 4 days before his death has vanished, and the promised test results have not eventuated. | detail

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Further investigation into Ihor Indylo’s death ordered … again

The Desnyansky District Court in Kyiv has once again ordered that the criminal case into the death of Ihor Indylo, the young student who died in police custody in the early hours of 18 May 2010 be passed to the Prosecutor’s Office for further investigation. | detail

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Kuzmin strikes again

The First Deputy Prosecutor General has stated that the Prosecutor’s Office has sufficient evidence to prove that former President Leonid Kucham was involved in the murder of journalist Georgy Gongadze | detail

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Sentence on Gongadze killer Pukach appealed

Myroslava Gongadze’s appeal asserts that the pre-trial and court examinations were incomplete and failed to fully establish the motives for the killing. Pukach said in his final words that Kuchma and Lytvyn should have been on trial with him, but that the court hadn’t wanted to hear the truth | detail

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Gongadze Case: Pukach says Kuchma and Lytvyn should be on trial

On Tuesday, former Police General Oleksy Pukach was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of journalist Georgy Gongadze. His final words to the court were that he would agree if Kuchma and Lytvyn were on trial with him. He had told everything, he said, but nobody in the court wanted to know | detail

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