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“Dniprohaz” amnesty stands

The Dnipropetrovsk Court of Appeal has upheld the amnesty granted to former heads of the company “Dniprohaz” who had been charged with professional negligence over a gas explosion in October 2007 | детальніше

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Courts under the spotlight of constitutional reform

Who should elect or appoint judges? What measures are needed to ensure judges’ independence? These are among the crucial questions pertaining to vital judicial reform considered in this article | детальніше

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Supreme Court not bothered about European Court of Human Rights judgments

In an extraordinary judgment the Supreme Court has agreed to remove evidence which the Court in Strasbourg found suspicious, and yet uphold the verdict | детальніше

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PACE concerned over stalling on judicial reform

They note continuing problems with lengthy court proceedings, non-enforcement of domestic court rulings, over the independence of the judicial system and the conducting of effective criminal investigations | детальніше

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Courts in Ukraine can’t even afford envelopes

Virtually all courts in Ukraine are in debt while one specialist warns that due to the lack of money to pay for postage cases are put off, and the workload is so great that some courts have cases scheduled right up to the end of 2010 | детальніше

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PACE decides not to annul Ukrainian delegation’s credentials

This is "on the understanding that Ukraine will take without further delay all necessary steps to finalise the election of a judge of the European Court of Human Rights" | детальніше

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What is the Supreme Court afraid of?

Despite the European Court of Human Rights judgment, the Supreme Court has adjourned indefinitely its examination into the case of Oleksandr Yaremenko, sentenced to life imprisonment purely on the basis of a confession almost immediately retracted. | детальніше

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Unresolved situation with Ukraine’s ECHR Judge is harming the country’s reputation

The ongoing difficulties in resolving the question of candidates for post of European Court of Human Rights Judge only confirm the stand taken by human rights groups to keep politics out of choice of Judge for this crucial post | детальніше

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Do you need to grab for a gun to get a wheelchair from the State?

Thanks to UHHRU and an organization for the disabled, Oleksandr Melnyk, driven to despair by the callous indifference of the authorities and court, has received a pardon – and the wheelchair he shouldn’t have had to fight for | детальніше

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Court revokes amnesty for men accused over Dnipropetrovsk gas explosion

On 22 April the Dnipropetrovsk Court of Appeal revoked the court ruling on 20 January amnestying three men charged with professional negligence and sent the case back for a new examination. | детальніше

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Parliament considers amendments to the law on amnesty

A draft law has been tabled in the Verkhovna Rada which would cancel the right of amnesty to people in whose cases judgment had not yet been passed. | детальніше

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Election of Ukrainian Judge to the European Court: are we entertaining or irritating Europe?

The saga over the election of Ukraine’s Judge to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg is well into its second year with no end in sight | детальніше

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Courts not children-friendly

A study carried out by the Civic Initiative Foundation in Kharkiv and Kharkiv regional courts has found little if any effort to accommodate for the needs of children and young people in court | детальніше

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Ukrainians will apply less to Strasbourg

KHPG lawyer Arkady Bushchenko believes that people are learning that the European Court of Human Rights cannot help in all cases. On the other hand, he sees the claims being put forward as being of high-quality and capable of making an impact on Ukrainian courts | детальніше

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«Dobrochyn» Centre protests suspended sentence for convicted paedophile

The civic organization, representing the victim and her family, as well as the Prosecutor, are appalled by the effective reduction of the charges and are calling for a stiff sentence | детальніше

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In 2008 Strasbourg awarded damages against Ukraine of 20.5 million UAH

Ukraine has the fourth largest number of applications to the Court in Strasbourg, after the Russian Federation with the most, then Turkey and Romania | детальніше

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Dniprohaz, an amnesty and questions that could go all the way to Strasbourg

The court ruling this week amnestying three men charged with professional negligence has clearly not put to rest the emotions and questions raised over the tragic gas explosion in October 2007 which claimed the lives of 23 Dnipropetrovsk residents. And how indeed could it? | детальніше

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Judges more and more often on the crime pages

Ukrainian judges are increasingly falling under the scrutiny of the law enforcement agencies | детальніше

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Victims of Dnipropetrovsk gas explosion outraged over amnesty

As a result of the amnesty, three men – the former director, his deputy and the chief engineer of Dniprohaz who were facing charges of professional negligence have been released without judicial examination and the claims for compensation also left | детальніше

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Head of the Constitutional Court speaks out against life tenure for judges

In the interview reported here, Judge Stryzak also speaks of problems with implementation of the Court’s judgments and about fighting corruption in the judiciary | детальніше

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