Conference “The freedom of speech and human rights in Ukraine – 2003”
A brief report about the conference "The freedom of speech and human rights in Ukraine - 2003" that was held on 18-19 September in Kyiv.
On rehabilitation of the victims of political repressions in Ukraine.
The open letter of the Kharkov group for human rights protection on the drawbacks of the Law "On rehabilitation of the victims of political repressions in Ukraine" was adopted by the Supreme Rada of Ukraine.
The Minister of Interior dismissed the head of the preliminary prison of Simferopol
On the application of the ombudsperson Nina Karpacheva concerning the protection of constitutional rights of the detained and arrested in the Crimean Autonomous Republic, the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine undertakes the measures the improvement of the situation.
Violence in family: how to solve the problem on government and non-government levels
One of the most urgent problems in Ukraine is now the problem of violence in family. The article is devoted the general discussion of this problem.
More than 300 complaints about violating human rights were received by the profile parliamentary committee in 2001.
In 2001 the Parliamentary Committee for fighting with organized crime received more than 300 complaints and appeals about violation of human rights and freedoms by law-enforcing organs, among them 50 complaints and appeals about the application of psychical and physical violence.
Guaranteeing constitutional rights and freedoms by perfecting regulation norms.
The realization of the project Guaranteeing constitutional rights and freedoms by perfecting regulation norms has begun in Ternopil.
On addressing law-enforcing organs in concrete criminal cases.
The comment of the Kharkov Group for human rights protection on the legal conditions, under which the human rights protection NGOs may represent a citizen.
Court consideration of the case on the terrorist act against Natalya Vitrenko is over.
The guilty are punished.
Public hearings in Lugansk
On 8 December public hearings devoted to the International Day of human rights were held in Lugansk in spite of the obstacles from the town administration.
Leaders school for human rights protecting NGOs.
On 25-28 October the Kharkiv human rights protection group (KhG, in what follows) prepared and held the Leaders school for activists of human rights protecting NGOs.
Students – yard sweepers
Practically in all higher schools students are made to do various dirty jobs gratis. There are no legal grounds to force students to do it, it is all based on the fear before the school administration. This tradition was started in the Soviet times and is continued now.
Womens rights: step by step.
The public humanitarian consortium ‘Geneza organized and held the round table on the topic ‘Womens rights: step by step.
Starting the network of VCU public reception offices in the Kharkov oblast.
The Kharkov oblast branch of the Voters Committee of Ukraine continues to create the network of its public reception offices.
Integration of Ukraine into the European system of human rights protection is accelerating.
President Leonid Kuchma signed the laws adopted by the Parliament on the ratification of Protocols 1 and 2 to the European Convention on preventing torture, inhumane and degrading treatment or punishment.
Ukraine: human rights are still abused
A brief review of the Amnesty International report ‘Ukraine before the UNO Committee of human rights, where the state with human rights in Ukraine is characterized as unsatisfactory.
The Ukrainian Constitution prohibits to use coercive labor.
A case is described about the attempt of the plant administration to send a worker to do unskilled work not mentioned in his contract against his will.
The fifth competition of essays devoted to human rights protection for students of high and higher schools has ended. The seminar ‘Problems of civil education and human rights protection in Ukrainian schools