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Human Rights Ombudsperson calls for Yury Lutsenko’s release from custody

Nina Karpachova has written to the Prosecutor General expressing concern that the decision to extend the former Minister of Internal Affairs and political leader’s remand in custody was unwarranted and an infringement of his right to liberty and personal security | детальніше

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Lutsenko moved to SIZO medical unit

Yury Lutsenko, former Minister of Internal Affairs in Yulia Tymoshenko’s government and leader of the People’s Self-Defence Party, has been on hunger strike since 23 April in protest at the decision to remand him in custody for yet another month | детальніше

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“The President is responsible for Lutsenko’s life”

Yury Lutsenko is continuing his hunger strike. His wife speaks of a serious deterioration in his state of health, while Ukrainian and international organizations continue to sound the alarm over this most prominent and disturbing case of selective prosecution | детальніше

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Lutsenko continues his hunger strike. His lawyers sound the alarm

The lawyers and wife of the former Minister of Internal Affairs and Leader of the People’s Self-Defence Party have addressed a letter to President Yanukovych calling on him to take urgent measures to ensure that Yury Lutsenko’s constitutional rights are reinstated | детальніше

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Danish human rights group concerned over selective justice in the cases of Lutsenko and Korniychuk

The Danish Helsinki Committee on Human Rights has issued the following report on human rights violations in the cases of two former high-ranking officials in ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s government: Yury Lutsenko and Yevhen Korniychuk. | детальніше

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Lutsenko rejects forced feeding

Former Minister of Internal Affairs, Yury Lutsenko who has been in custody since December 2010, has passed a statement to the Prosecutor General, Viktor Pshonka, saying that he will resist attempts to make him eat even if force is used | детальніше

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Family reports that Yury Lutsenko is being force-fed

Iryna Lutsenko was speaking after her visit on Wednesday to the remand unit where her husband, former Minister of Internal Affairs whose prosecution and continued remand in custody has elicited statements of concern both within Ukraine and abroad, has gone on hunger strike in protest | детальніше

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Court finds infringements in the criminal investigation against Tax Code protesters

The criminal case involving charges against six people who allegedly “damaged” the granite on Independence Square during the peaceful protests against the draft Tax Code late last year has been sent back to the Kyiv Prosecutor’s Office to remove infringements during the investigation | детальніше

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UHHRU: No optimism over new draft Law on State Guarantees regarding Enforcement of Court Rulings

While there are some positive features proposed such as revoking the moratorium on sale of property owned by State enterprises, there are also norms which could seriously reduce socio-economic rights, while the draft law as a whole fails to address many of the fundamental problems | детальніше

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Lutsenko’s wife confirms that her husband is continuing his hunger strike

Following public claims that the former Minister of Internal Affairs, Yury Lutsenko who has been in custody since December 2010 was not in fact refusing food, Iryna Lutsenko confirmed that the hunger strike in protest at his incarceration is continuing | детальніше

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Yury Lutsenko: Hunger strike is the only way left

Former Minister of Internal Affairs, Yury Lutsenko, declared a hunger strike on Friday in protest at his continued remand in custody. He said that he had no other means left of expressing his protest against the violation of his human rights but to declare a hunger strike | детальніше

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Former Minister, Yury Lutsenko kept in custody

On Thursday 21 April the Kyiv Court of Appeal remanded in custody for yet another month former Minister of Internal Affairs, Yury Lutsenko | детальніше

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Court refuses to release Tax Code protester under Deputies’ guarantee

The Pechersky District Court in Kyiv has rejected an application to release Tax Code protester, Serhiy Kostyakov, under Deputy guarantee, and say this demonstrates the politically motivated nature of the prosecution | детальніше

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Tortured for damaging a bust of Stalin

Members of the nationalist organization Tryzub who are charged with cutting off the head of the monument to Stalin on Zaporizhya Communist Party land claim that while in the SIZO [remand unit] they were tortured and isolated from lawyers and their relatives | детальніше

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High Specialized Court opens the way for extraordinary review of administrative offence rulings

In the Case of Larisa Karpenko, the High Specialized Court on Civil and Criminal Cases has considered her application and allowed review by the Supreme Court of the rulings imposing administrative penalties | детальніше

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Empty coffers and judicial dependence

Yury Zabara compares the President’s upbeat promises of judicial independence with the brutal reality where court salaries are pitiful and there is not even enough money to pay for postage stamps | детальніше

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Tax Code Protest prosecutions reminiscent of 1937 cases

In a recent interview, lawyer for the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, Oleh Levytsky spoke of the most shocking case in his experience, the first prosecutions in independent Ukraine of those defending their constitutional right to freedom of assembly | детальніше

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Haste (and the Verkhovna Rada) vs. the Right to a Fair Trial

On Friday the Verkhovna Rada passed a draft law allowing for limitation on the time frame for a person accused to read the material of his or her case | детальніше

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Each crime which goes unpunished is a sentence against soceity itself

Victoria Shcherbyna lost her baby and will never walk again after an accident caused by a public official who was speeding. He got off without serving a prison sentence and has never paid any compensation, while she is forced to exist on a pittance | детальніше

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Tax Code Protesters outraged over investigation irregularities

Those accused of damaging the granite stone during the Tax Code protest on Maidan Nezalezhnosti say they were not informed the case had been sent to court and believe the unseemly haste indicates that even the verdict has been prepared in advance | детальніше

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