Report by the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group on Ukraine’s compliance with the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

KHPG’s Report covers the period from 2001 to 2006. On the basis of the Group’s own information and information obtained from its partner organizations, it analyzes progress made and areas where Ukraine is still not complying with important international commitments | detail

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The Major thinks that a person’s soul is in his heels

A depressingly familiar story of police methods for beating out confessions, with a better outcome, in the form of a prison sentence against one of the perpetrators - although still for "excess of authority" not "torture" | detail

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National mechanisms for safeguarding human rights in Ukraine

A lecture given in Kharkiv on 24 June 2006 about the challenge to create national mechanisms in the light of the Optional Protocol on the Convention against Torture (OPCAT) | detail

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Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group present the results of a 3-year program “Campaign against Torture and Ill-treatment in Ukraine”

KhPG marked 26 June - International Day in Support of Victims of Torture - by holding a press conference to present results and tasks for the future | detail

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A European Judgment from the Desnyanskiy Dstrict Court in Chernihiv

A judgment passed on a defamation suit in the ongoing case involving Mykhailo Koval and allegations of police torture is presented and analysed as a promising move by a Chernihiv court towards compliance with international standards | detail

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Two more murders

Two tragic instances where those detained died at the hands of law enforcement officers. | detail

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Messages of 11.10.2000

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Letter from Piotr G.Kulinich, Donetsk, 7 February, 1997 son Victor P.Kulinich and his wife Tatiana N.Kulinich were detained by the officers of the region directorate of the MIA... | detail

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Letter from Zaporozhska oblast

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Smoke without fire?

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