10.03.05 | Olga Vilkova, Sevastopol
Sevastopol human rights protectors organized an action for protection of rights of the detained.
10.03.05 | Yuri Chumak, a participant of the School
On 27-30 January the Fifth school of human rights for activists of Ukrainian human rights protecting organizations was held in Kharkiv. The School was organized by the Kharkiv group for human rights protection.
On 24 November 2004 the Lugansk regional council issued the decision, which prohibited the regional communal enterprise “Lugansk cable television” to transmit the telecast of the TRC “Era” and “5th channel”. After the complaint to the National council in charge of TV and radio broadcasting the decision was cancelled.
Along with the letter the “Prava ludyny” editorial board publishes the statistics concerning the normative acts with classifications “not for printing”, “not for publishing” and “for service use only” issued by the President of Ukraine and the organs of state power.
The Kherson Regional Department of the Ministry of Interior brought a suit against Alla Tiutiunnik, the head of the Kherson regional fund of charity and health and a member of the board of the Ukrainian Helsinki Union of human rights, and against the social-political independent weekly “Vgoru”, published by human rights protectors, on the protection of business reputation, refutation of untrue information and compensation of moral damage
Numerous statements of Ukrainian human rights protectors and competent international human rights protection organizations evidence about resumption in Ukraine, during the Presidential election, of the practice of persecution of dissenters and use of law-enforcing organs as a tool for political struggle. Yet, law-enforcing organs continue to disclaim the facts of mass detentions and arrests of the activists.
“New President of Ukraine and government should realize the immediate reforms aimed at strengthening and guaranteeing of human rights and fundamental freedoms”, reads the open letter of human rights protectors to the new power, which was made public on 22 January 2005.
10.03.05 | Evhen Zakharov, Kharkiv
Analysis of current situation in the country and the steps that should be taken for improvement of this situation.
On 25 January 2005 the concluding seminar on monitoring of the election of the President of Ukraine-2004 in penitentiary establishments was held in Kyiv.
Attack was committed on an activist of “PORA!”. Later she appeared to be guilty.
Courts have started to consider such cases.
10.03.05 | Konstantin Reutskiy, Lugansk
10.03.05 | Aleksandr Bagin, Voters Committee of Ukraine, Gorlovka