Права Людини в Україні. Інформаційний портал Харківської правозахисної групи

And the Free World did not react (On the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau)

Graves force any normal human being to stop and think. Yet here there are no graves. That means that on the place where an unthinkable crime was perpetrated, reflection must be transformed into particular responsibility, into enduring remembrance of what happened | детальніше

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Realism and its fetters

Thoughts on what steps towards decommunization must be taken and by whom, and what, on the contrary, demonstrates only reluctance to part with lies and a fundamentally Soviet attitude to the individual | детальніше

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“it’s not a question of punishing people”

The website “Svidomo” asked Volodymyr Vyatrovych, Head of the Central Branch Archive of the SBU [Security Service] about the court case over Holodomor which the Prosecutor General and SBU qualify as genocide of the Ukrainian people | детальніше

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Stalin’s grandson wants SBU and Ukrainian judges to be punished

Yevgeny Dzhugashvili is demanding that criminal proceedings be launched against officials of the Ukrainian Security Service [SBU] and judges who declared Stalin guilty of organizing Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 | детальніше

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Appeal Court condemns Stalin and other leaders over Holodomor

On 13 January the Kyiv Court of Appeal heard the criminal case initiated and investigated by the Security Service [SBU] over the perpetrating of Holodomor-Genocide in Ukraine in 1932-1933 | детальніше

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Journalist taken to court over article on Holodomor

The good news in this dispute over an article denying that Holodomor was an act of genocide is that lawyers are certain the civil suit brought by a local businessman against the author has no chance of success. The bad news is that it has happened at all | детальніше

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Problems with access to information on political repression in the SBU Archives

The question arises of how justified in general is it to refuse access to confidential information about a person who took part in repression. After all each victim has the right to know the names of the people who persecuted him or her, and the public have the right to the truth and particularly to maximum information about the activities of a repressive regime | детальніше

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Freedom of information v. secrecy of archives: brief impressions

It is a priority task for our society to recognize the true significance of freedom of information. It is this recognition which will render irreversible reforms initiated by the SBU Central Archive and ensure freedom of information from the dangers of political snowfalls as the result of any change in political course | детальніше

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Archive without secrets

Initiatives from the State Security Service Archives make vital information about repression under the Soviet regime available to researchers and members of the public | детальніше

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Kirklees Council recognises Holodomor as genocide

After an extensive campaign led by Steve Komarnyckyj Kirklees Council in the United Kingdom has recognised the Holodomor as an act of genocide. It joins Keighley, Rochdale, Bolton, Edinburgh and Bradford Councils who have previously recognised Holodomor as genocide | детальніше

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SBU names three organizers of Holodomor

The Head of Ukraine’s Security Service [SBU], Valentin Nalyvaichenko has told TV Channel 5 that the criminal file over Holodomor 1932-1933 could be submitted to the court by the end of the year | детальніше

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Kyiv: monument to one of the organizers of Holodomor dismantled

Hryhory Petrovsky was the Head of the Ukrainian Central Committee, as well as of the All-Ukrainian Revolutionary Committee and one of the organizers of Holodomor, the man-made famine in 1932-1933 | детальніше

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Rehabilitation not for all

People who in Soviet times faced politically motivated criminal prosecutions are not able to gain rehabilitation and have their “convictions” revoked | детальніше

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Statement by President Obama on Ukrainian Holodomor Remembrance Day

U.S. President Barack Obama has said that the remembrance of Holodomor will help prevent such tragedy in the future | детальніше

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Diaries of “the man who knew too much” go on show

The diaries of a heroic British reporter who sacrificed his reputation, and perhaps his life, to expose Stalin’s “terror famine” in Soviet Ukraine are to go on public display for the first time | детальніше

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Rivne honours the memory of Jews murdered by the Nazis

A ceremony has been held in Rivne in memory of the Jews shot on the outskirts of the regional centre by the Nazis. 68 years ago, during the space of two days 17.5 thousand Jews brought from the Rivne Ghetto were executed in the Sosonki Clearing | детальніше

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Remembering the Victims

On Moscow’s Lubyanka Square throughout the day people are taking part in the annual act of remembrance “Return of the names” reading out the names of victims of repression. | детальніше

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Your voice can help stop the prosecution of Arkhangelsk historians and archive workers

It is vital that historians and other scholars demonstrate solidarity and prevent a serious set back to the reinstatement of historical truth and remembrance of the victims of repression in Russia | детальніше

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Moscow Chief Architect wants monument to Stalin restored

Alexander Kuzmin, Moscow’s Chief Architect considers that the phrase glorifying Stalin reinstated in August this year in the Kurskaya Circle Line metro station should remain, and that the monument to Stalin should also be reinstated | детальніше

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Words glorifying Stalin may be removed from the Moscow metro

The Moscow Heritage Department has called the restoration of the Kurskaya Circle Metro Station, together with words glorifying Stalin, “unacceptable” in a letter addressed to the organization “For Human Rights | детальніше

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