Who is responsible for recruiting ill youths to army?
The Kharkov oblast governor Kushnariov created the commission that must investigate the cases of the youths, who were dismissed from army because of bad state of health within first six months of their service
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.
Not-able-bodied youths are still enlisted to the army
the unsatisfactory work of juvenile doctors and medical recruiting commissions.
The report on the results of monitoring of the quality of the spring recruiting campaign of 2002.
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.
„Absence of a law does not free one from its execution“ (a proverb of the Soviet times)
The Law „On the alternative (non-military) service“ is discussed and criticized.
Quality of the autumn recruiting campaign of 2001.
The article contains the results of the monitoring of the quality of the autumn-2001 recruiting campaign. The article also contains the description of concrete facts of conscripting recruits unsuitable for the army service.
Murders, explosions and kidnappings are common in modern Odessa
Some facts characterizing the unbearable criminal situation in Odessa are described in the article.
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.
Who will defend the rights of the parents of perished servicemen?
On 20 January 2002 the conference of the union of the parents of servicemen perished in peaceful time was held in Kharkov. The participants of the conference undersigned a letter to the President and the Supreme Rada. This letter demands to adopt the special law concerning the parents of servicemen perished in the peaceful time
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.