Yevhen Zakharov shortlisted for the Václav Havel Prize 2023
The prize is awarded annually by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe for outstanding achievements in human rights protection.
Summary of the events that occurred in Kherson city and Kherson oblast during the 90 days of the full-scale Russian-Ukrainian war (February 24 – May 24 2022)
This publication provides the summary of the information gathered by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, within the global initiative “Tribunal for Putin” on the alleged international crimes in 90 days of the full-scale Russian-Ukrainian war. 840 episodes were documented and recorded in the database.
International appeal: ‘Let’s not get into the wrong fight! We must support the Ukrainians without thinking twice or holding back’
‘In most of our countries, however, too many people have sided with the Russian dictator. In the name of an anti-imperialism that has turned into passionate hatred over the years, they are applauding anyone who is opposing the West’ – more than eighty writers and academics call on «all those who demand freedom for themselves» to «stand with the Ukrainians.»
Position of the participants of the CivilMPlus platform on EU assistance to Ukraine
Statements by some Western European politicians that only Putin is responsible for the war are an unforgivable simplification in matters of personal and collective resp. for unleashing and waging an aggressive war, war crimes and violations of int. law.
Ukraine Should Ratife The Rome Statute Of ICC — Euromaidan SOS appeal
We appeal to the President of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Parliament to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) without delay.
Global Initiative ‘Breaking the Vicious Circle of Russia’s Impunity for Its War Crimes’ (also known as ‘Tribunal for Putin’)
KHPG, The Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union and the Center for Civil Liberties are establishing a global initiative to bring to justice the perpetrators of war crimes committed during the armed aggression of the Russia against Ukraine.
The War in Ukraine. Genocide of Kharkiv
‘Now the occupiers continue to bomb Kharkiv. I am writing this text under the constant accompaniment of the sounds of explosions, artillery and flying fighters.’
Stand With Ukraine! Address to the International Community by Ukrainian Human Rights Defenders
Address to the international community by "1st December Group", prominent Ukrainian human rights defenders and intellectuals.
International Memorial: we are against the war with Ukraine
‘The war unleashed by the Putin regime against Ukraine is a crime against peace and humanity.’
Over 370 Russian scientists condemnedmilitary action against Ukraine
Russian scientists and scientific journalists have signed an appeal in which they declare their strong protest against the military actions of the Russian army on the territory of Ukraine.
‘To be silent means to become an accomplice,’ St. Petersburg Pen Club's Statement
We – St. Petersburg’s writers, poets, publishers, editors – are outraged by a war which Russia astrted against Ukraine, by the shellings of Ukrainian cities. We are witnessing a crime that needs to be stopped. To be silent means to become an accomplice.
Auschwitz Death Camp Museum: Indifference is a sign of complicity
Auschwitz Museum staff speaks in support of Ukraine, which is struggling with the Russian invasion.
«Blessed is he who visited this world in its fateful moments...»
August 1991: the short chronicle of events
What Europe’s Forgotten War Actually Feels Like
Ukraine World met some veterans of the war in Donbas and talked about their memories. Their stories are a mosaic of danger, difficulties, heroism, friendship, and work. Here are some.
Washington, D.C., Votes To Name Street Outside Russian Embassy After Nemtsov
The U.S. capital’s city council plans to rename the street in front of the Russian Embassy after slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a move that Moscow has complained about.
OSCE Monitoring Mission patrol member killed in Luhansk oblast
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission observer was killed after the car he was traveling in hit a mine near the village of Pryshyb in the Luhansk region
Winter On Fire Blazes Oscar Trail With Gripping Account Of Ukraine’s Maidan Moment
Twelve-year-old Roma Saveliyev is one of the most captivating interviewees in Evgeny Afineevsky’s documentary Winter On Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom, which has just been nominated for an Oscar.
That Time A Russian OSCE Monitor In Ukraine Got Drunk, Said Too Much
The Ukrainian-language TSN new channel, a partner of Ukraine Today, on October 27 aired video footageof a man identified as Maksim Udovichenko revealing his past as a Russian military officer and giving locals his opinion on the situation in Ukraine.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine an attack on democracy
In its just published annual report, Freedom House cites Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, including the outright seizure and formal annexation of Crimea, as a prime example of “the open disdain for democratic standards that coloured the words and actions of autocratic governments during the year.”
Kharkiv court defends Shevelyov memorial against Kharkiv authorities
The ruling comes15 months after a memorial plaque to renowned and falsely maligned Slavist Yury Shevelyov was senselessly destroyed by ‘unidentified individuals’ half an hour after Kharkiv’s Mayor Gennady Kernes had ordered its removal, with the police seeing nothing