On International Day in support of Victims of Torture 2009, improvements can be noted, yet the problems remain systemic and need greater and more united efforts
The latest Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union report produced with the cooperation of 30 human rights organizations from all regions of Ukraine was made public today, 25 June 2009 in Kyiv.
24.06.09 | Moses Fishbein
Paper delivered at the 26th Conference on Ukrainian Subjects at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 24-27 June 2009
In response to criticism from odd quarters, Denis Kobzin and Andriy Chernoysov clarify some fundamental misunderstandings and provide valuable information about the work of the mobile groups working within the Ministry of Internal Affairs
An interview given by Maxim Butkevych, coordinator of “Without borders” on the eve of World Refugee Day
Documents received recently indicate that in July 2008 Ukraine violated one of the fundamental principles regarding the protection of refugees rights, the principle of confidentiality, by passing information contained in refugees files to the country of their origin
In dispute are 27 72 hectares of the regional landscape park “Granite-Steppe Pobuzhya” which last year was voted one of Ukraines Seven Wonders and which Energoatom wants to flood
The police are now convinced that Oleksandr Goncharovs murder was linked to his efforts to protect Zhukov Island
08.06.09 | Halya Coynash
Who is not attracted by glossy packaging and fine words? No mechanisms were introduced either in Ukraine, or in Russia, however for a long time the words were just fine. Freedom, democracy, rule of law - what more could you ask?
Environmentalists and civic activists are concerned over police distortions of the testimony given by the murdered environmental activist and defender of Zhukiv Island