A judgment passed on a defamation suit in the ongoing case involving Mykhailo Koval and allegations of police torture is presented and analysed as a promising move by a Chernihiv court towards compliance with international standards
Human rights activists and media experts give their grounds for calling upon the President to veto the new version of the Law “On Television and Radio Broadcasting”
08.02.06 | Viktor Kolisnyk, Fedir Venislavsky, Viktor Kychyn, Kharkiv
The authors, all specialists in constitutional law, consider the three available ways out of the crisis caused by the dismissal of the government on 10 January. Their conclusion that the resolution cannot be revoked is disputed by the editorial board of Prava Ludyny
On 28 December the first sitting of the newly created Ministry of Internal Affairs Public council for the Observance of Human Rghts was held.
An impassioned plea from residents of Chernihiv to ensure that a sadistic police officer is brought to justice
27.01.06 | Yevhen Zakharov, the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group
Two tragic instances where those detained died at the hands of law enforcement officers.
Since the introduction of immunity of deputies of local councils, prosecutors of all levels have sent to village, settlement, town, district and regional councils 514 appeals to bring criminal charges against local deputies. 73 of these appeals have been agreed to, 326 – rejected, the rest are presently being considered
24.01.06 | Viktor Kolisnyk, Fedir Venislavsky, Viktor Kychyn, Kharkiv
Legal and constitutional stalemate in Ukraine following amendments to the Constitution and the stalling in Parliament on swearing in a new Constitutional Court
The Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union appeals to those candidates for State Deputy whose position is incompatible with political activity to resign or take leave over the election period
An in-depth analysis of Russias economic and political objectives with the New Year Ukrainian gas crisis both as far as Ukraine is concerned, and in broader geo-political terms.