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Korniychuk’s appeal against remand in custody rejected

The Kyiv Court of Appeal on Thursday rejected the appeal against the remand in custody of Yevhen Korniychuk, lawyer and former First Deputy Minister of Justice in Yulia Tymoshenko’s Government | детальніше

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The Korniychuk Case – evidence of the start of repression in Ukraine?

The author, Head of the Ukrainian Juridical Society analyzes what he considers to be unconvincing grounds for the criminal case brought against former Deputy Minister of Justice, Yevhen Korniychuk and the court’s willingness to remand him in custody and draws very worrying conclusions | детальніше

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On the detention in custody of lawyer Yevhen Korniychuk

Serhiy Konkov, President of the Association of Lawyers of Ukraine has issued a statement regarding the arrest on 22 December 2010 and remand in custody of Yevhen Korniychuk, lawyer and former First Deputy Minister of Justice in Yulia Tymoshenko’s Government. | детальніше

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Lutsenko to remain behind bars

The Court of Appeal has rejected the appeal by former Minister of Internal Affairs, Yury Lutsenko against the change in preventive measure from a signed undertaking not to abscond to remand in custody for two months | детальніше

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Political repression

A brief analysis of the court ruling which remanded former Minister of Internal Affairs Yury Lutsenko in custody for two months | детальніше

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Selective Justice spells the End of Law

An overview of the many events and developments in 2010 which which compromise the integrity and independence of the enforcement agencies and the judiciary and jeopardize political pluralism. | детальніше

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Human Rights Ombudsperson calls Ukraine leader in mass use of arrest

With regard to the detention of Yury Lutsenko, Ms Karpachova stated that “it is absolutely incomprehensible and unacceptable when one criminal investigation is initiated and the person is detained on another case altogether” | детальніше

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Human rights concerns over prosecutions of former government officials

Former Ministers in Tymoshenko’s government are being arrested and prosecuted on far-fetched charges, human rights activists say | детальніше

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Yanukovych takes Khoroshkovsky off High Council of Justice

The appointment of Khoroshkovsky, who is also the Head of the Security Service and owner of the biggest media holding in Ukraine, was unsuccessfully challenged in court and had aroused the concern of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe | детальніше

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Accused in Dnipropetrovsk gas explosion case again amnestied

The three men were facing charges of professional negligence in connection with a gas explosion on 13 October 2007 which claimed the lives of 27 residences of a Dnipropetrovsk apartment block | детальніше

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Venice Commission baffled as to the logic of changes made to Ukraine’s judicial system

Members of the Venice Commission, visiting Ukraine, have expressed concern over the removal of most of the Supreme Court’s powers, as well as some of the powers given the High Council of Justice | детальніше

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Ukrainian police, anonymous witnesses and the European Court

In an important case regarding the use of anonymous witnesses used in drug-related crimes, the European Court of Human Rights has found in favour of Kharkiv resident Larissa Karpenko and her son Denis Kornev | детальніше

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Supreme Court takes Cabinet of Ministers to court

The Head of the Supreme Court has expressed outrage over the Government’s decision to hand two Supreme Court buildings over to the High Specialized Court on Civil and Criminal Cases and sees it as indication that they plan to ignore the recommendations on the Supreme Court given by the Venice Commission | детальніше

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US Ambassador advises Ukraine to heed Venice Commission

The United States is urging Ukraine’s parliament to pay heed to the recommendations of the Venice Commission regarding the Law on the Judicial System and the Status of Judges | детальніше

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Judicial Reform: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The author, a member of the Venice Commission, considers the Commission’s far less than glowing assessments of two major laws affecting the justice system. She stresses the need to heed the Commission’s recommendations, not just create the pretence of doing so | детальніше

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Venice Commission unimpressed by law on the judiciary

The Venice Commission has published its Opinion on the Law on the Judicial System and the Status of Judges. As reported, in July neither the ruling coalition nor the President saw fit to await this requested opinion and passed a highly controversial law | детальніше

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European Judges note that Ukrainians being deprived of their rights

The reduction in the powers of Ukraine’s Supreme Court will restrict the rights and freedoms of Ukrainian citizens. This is the view of the Head of the Association of Supreme Court Heads in the EU and President of the Austrian Supreme Court, Irmgard Griss | детальніше

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Strasbourg finds Ukraine violated the right to a fair trial and freedom of speech

In its ruling on 15 July in the case of Gazeta Ukraina-Tsentr v. Ukraine, the European Court of Human Rights found that there had been a violation of Article 6 § 1 and Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights | детальніше

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New Law on the Judiciary augurs increased disorder

The Law on the Judicial System and Status of Judges which has just come into force is in many ways out of line with European norms. This is the message from human rights groups with criticism of the law vocal. | детальніше

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Human Rights Ombudsperson reacts to events in Gorky Park

Nina Karpacheva says that the information she has received suggests that there were numerous violations of civic rights with regard to protection of life and health, personal security, the right to information, freedom of views and of expression, and safety regulations | детальніше

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