08.04.04 | Evhen Zakharov
The city administration of Ukrainian capital rendered 7.3 thousand UAH to "Memorial" for the conduction of the annual Day of sorrow devoted to the victims of the totalitarian regime buried in the Bykovnianski forest.
Several militia officers rushed into the office of the scientific society of students and post-graduates "Yusti-s" without any court warrant and confiscated system blocks of computers.
The Donetsk charity fund "Dobrota" ("Kindness") and the Department of the Donetsk oblast administration for the cooperation with law-enforcing organs organized the round table "Social rehabilitation and complex aid to the persons released from penitentiaries".
The results are announces by the U.S. Embassy, Kiev.
15.12.03 | Maya Kriukova, Kharkov
The seminar was conducted on 29 March - 2 April by the Kharkov group for human rights protection with the support of the USA Embassy in Ukraine.
15.12.03 | Oksana Guzinets-Mudrik, Kalush
The European Court of human rights got the complaints from six Ukrainian condemned, for whom the death penalty was replaced with life imprisonment after Ukraine abolished the capital punishment. The Court acknowledged that the rights of prisoners were violated and obliged the Ukrainian state to pay the compensations from 1 to 3 thousand Euro to the six claimants. Besides, the Court must oblige Ukrainian authorities to improve the operating laws and court practices.
15.12.03 | Evhen Bayramov, „Politichna Ukraina“
The claim "On recompensing the damage inflicted by the passivity of the organs of state power" is considered by the Severodonetsk town court chaired by judge O. Gorbatenko in the accordance with Article 56 of the Constitution of Ukraine.
The Supreme Court of Ukraine demanded for consideration the materials of the criminal case from the Artemovskiy district court of Lugansk, which considered this case in the first instance. Stanislav Lubianoy, the chairman of the Artemovskiy district court, passed to the Supreme Court only 21 volume of the case materials out of 120…
15.12.03 | Petro Sushko, the head of the union „Zakhyst“
On 7 April the Cherkassy appeal court confirmed the legality of the decision issued by the Uman town court on the claim of MP Petro Kuzmenko against the newspaper "Vulyk". The editorial board of the newspaper is going to turn to the Supreme Court.
15.12.03 | Irina Chornobay, „Politichna Ukraina“
A lecturer of the university expected that she would have the problems as a result of public expression of her opinions. And she was not mistaking.
15.12.03 | Igor Stoliarov, Odessa
The three-day preventive strike of the opposition finished in Odessa. The participants demanded to cancel the decision on the increase of the tariffs for communal services, to resume the round-the-clock provision of hot water and to dismiss city mayor. The city authorities refused to comment this action.
The Head of the Supreme Rada Committee in charge of the freedom of speech and information, declared that MPs proposed to journalists to sign their articles with their own names.
In the evening of 11 April in Simferopol two strangers brutally beat Aleksey Ermolin, a correspondent of the Crimean informational-analytical weekly "Krymskie novosti". The collective of the editorial board does not exclude the version that the attack was provoked by Ermolins professional activities.
The services make public the lists of debtors. The lawyer of the KhG explains the situation from the legal viewpoint and advises how to protect the right for privacy.
The open letter of the Kharkov group for human rights protection on the drawbacks of the Law "On rehabilitation of the victims of political repressions in Ukraine" was adopted by the Supreme Rada of Ukraine.