Data storage: privacy in the Internet and phone talks will be prohibited
Governments of France, Ireland, Sweden and the Great Britain presented the draft of the Framework decision of the European Union concerning the data storage. The author of the article gives a short review of the draft and the probable consequences of its approval.
Case of Lukyanenko is a disgrace for Ukraine!
Krasny Luch mayor S. Lukyanenko is persecuted for non-existing crimes.
Letter of the Lugansk branch of the VCU to the head of the Lugansk militia directorate
The letter by Oleksiy Svetikov, the head of the Lugansk oblast branch of the VCU, to head of the Lugansk militia directorate on the case of Valentin N.
«Gangsters» from the Lugansk militia
In January 2004 Valentin N., a well-known Lugansk doctor, was detained, beaten and robbed by a militia patrol. The uniformed criminals were punished only after the interference of the head of the militia directorate of the Lugansk oblast.
Training for advocates was held in Sevastopol
On 23-24 April the Kharkov group for human rights protection, jointly with the Sevastopol human rights protecting group, held the training for Sevastopol advocates “Practices of application of European standards of the protection from torture and the right for freedom in domestic juridical procedures”.
European Court acknowledged the violation of the right for fair hearing within a reasonable time in the case vs. Ukraine
On 30 March the European Court issued the decision in the case Merit vs. Ukraine, in which the Court acknowledged the violation by the country of Article 6 item 1 and Article 13 of the European Convention
Kyiv officials accuse SDPU (u) of the Mukachevo events
The Kyiv city council approved the appeal on the events in Mukachevo, in which appeal the SDPU (u) was called a force that had promoted the scandalous excesses during the election of the town mayor. The note is supplemented with the commentary of “Prava ludyny”.
The OSCE bureau on democratic institutes and human rights expresses its anxiety about the attacks on election stations during the election of Mukachevo mayor
“This brutal attempt of frustration of the election procedures is the attack on the fundamentals of democratic progress”, stated the head of the Department in charge of election questions of the BDIHR/OSCE
Appeal of the participants of the Forum of public human rights protecting organizations “Human rights at elections” on the right for peaceful assemblies in Ukraine
Contrary to the norms of international right and the Constitution of Ukraine, the Ukrainian power neglects the right of citizens for peaceful assemblies
Open appeal of the participants of the Forum of public human rights protecting organizations “Human rights at elections” on the freedom from torture in Ukraine
The Forum of public human rights protecting organizations discussed the state of the protection of the right for freedom and personal integrity and the protection from torture, cruel treatment and punishment, and came to the conclusion that the violations of these fundamental freedoms are very frequent in Ukraine
Resolution of the participants of the Forum of public human rights protecting organizations “Human rights at elections”.
Participants of the Forum of public human rights protecting organizations “Human rights at elections”, demand from the participants of election process and from public to prevent the violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms during the coming election of the President of Ukraine.
Forum of public human rights protecting organizations “Human rights at elections”.
On 31 March the first in Ukraine forum of public human rights protecting organizations “Human rights at elections” was held. 56 organizations-participants of the forum adopted the resolution and two appeals, which are published below.
Ministry of Justice discovered illegal normative acts in the Ministry of Interior, State communication committee and State committee of nationalities and migration
Minister of Justice informed that from 15% to 28.5% of the checked acts in these agencies were not registered, so their use was illegal
After the recalculation pensions of 71.9% of pensioners of the Kharkov oblast increased for less than 10 hryvnas
Privileges envisaged by laws must be granted
Communal services do not want to observe the law «On social and legal protection of servicemen and their families», according to which parents and other members of families of servicemen, who perished, died, disappeared or became invalids during the army service, get the 50% discount for the payments for dwelling and communal services
Claim against the newspaper «Vecherniy Lugansk» costs 5350 hryvnas
S. Snagovskiy, a deputy of the Lugansk town council, turned to court with the claim on the protection of honor and dignity against the newspaper «Vecherniy Lugansk». The deputy values his moral sufferings, caused by the publication of the materials about his conflict with neighbors, at 5350 hryvnas.