Whether fair punishment of a criminal may be considered as a political repression?
The problem always appears at the time of change of power: how the representatives of new power would treat the representatives of old power? New power, which wants to be progressive, must be guided by the progressive doctrine in its attitude to old power. However, the criminals must be punished independently of their relations either with power or with opposition. This is the moral, legal and, at last, political duty of power, which should not be a tool in hands of criminals, but must guarantee law and order for well-being of all citizens
Commentary of the Kharkov group for human rights protection on the election-2004
As the Ukrainian mass media have already noted, the progress of the Presidential election-2004 is characterized by stiff, even savage confrontation, between candidates nominated by different political camps, as well as by ultimately law moral standards demonstrated by the acting executive power
After the recalculation pensions of 71.9% of pensioners of the Kharkov oblast increased for less than 10 hryvnas
“PL” continues the discussion on the problems of human rights protection movement.
The dialog between Evhen Zakharov (the Kharkov Group for human rights protection) and Natalya Dulneva (the Ukrainian Association “Amnesty International”, Lviv) on some terms concerning the conception of human rights protection.
One remark on the difference between human rights protecting public organizations and other NGOs
Kuchma appointed officials in charge of the development of civil society
The Commission of encouraging democratization and development of civil society will, among others, provide the consent of actions concerning political reforms and hold consultations between citizens unions and organs of state power for achieving consensus in this sphere. This is stipulated by President Kuchmas Decree of 7 October 2002.
On some problems of human rights protection movement in Ukraine
Does the civil society exist in Ukraine and, in particular, that part of it, which is traditionally named human rights protection movement? Authors meditations and readers comments.
Again about the mysteries of the European Court
Criticism of the criticism of some procedures of the European Court of human rights.
From violence to understanding
Interview of Evhen Sverstiuk given to the correspondent of the weekly Dzerkalo nedeli Taras Marysik
Tasks, functions, rights and principles of human rights protection organization activities