British lawyer Joe Hage demands that Ukraine partially compensate his expenses.
The book covers unlawfulness of annexation of the peninsula.
Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court requested authorisation to initiate an investigation into the conflict in South Ossetia
The expert claims this case will show whether it is possible prosecute Russia for military actions in Ukraine
The Belarusian activists are charged with violating the order of organizing protest actions.
The German MPs are dissatisified with reforms in Ukraine and believe that financial assistance should be provided not in advance, but in portions
The President of Ukraine promised to protect the rights of the Crimean Tatars, while the President of Estonia urged the international community to stop aggression against Ukraine.
The Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, honoring outstanding civil society action in defense of human rights, was awarded this year to chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Ludmilla Alexeeva.
The company may face suspension of operations in the territory of Russia or a fine of 1 million rubles.
France and Mexico suggest restricting use of the right to veto in cases of crimes against humanity.
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously endorsed the resolution calling for the release of Ukrainian fighter pilot
The journalists were detained at the Baku Airport and taken to the General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime.
Russia’s Investigative Committee refused to submit the case against Ukrainian Serhiy Litvinov, accused of the alleged punitive activities in Donbas, to the court.
The camp resembles a large busy hive. However, I don’t feel hopelessness despite the dirt, autumn drizzling rain and hardships.
Ukrainian Stanislav Klykh, detained in Russia, was tortured in the first months after his arrest.
The organizers say the protest action may be ongoing, call for resignation of the president and early parliamentary elections.
Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova was sentenced to 7,5 years in prison
The 11th anniversary of school hostage tragedy in the North Ossetian town of Beslan is marked today. The three-day siege killed over 340 hostages, including 186 children
The lawyer recalled that a series of trials of citizens of Ukraine would soon be held in Russia
Sentsov and Kolchenko began to sing the anthem of Ukraine after the verdict had been pronounced
This is a belated move and they should have never been imprisoned in first place
The lawyers asked the court to transfer the trial from Donetsk (Rostov region, Russia) to Moscow for security reasons
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan started working as an outreach and recruitment director for presidential staff on Tuesday
Children who had fled alone from countries like Afghanistan and Syria have been offered no psychological care, women have had to use mixed showers, and a baby with a concussion was left next to a bus on a parking lot
Russia's Supreme Court upheld the President’s decree to classify troop deaths during peace time
The lawyer of the witness in Sentsov-Kolchenko case said that his client was beat out testimonies
Delegates from around the world gathered in Dublin for the meeting, and voted to adopt a resolution that will allow the organisation to develop and adopt a pro-decriminalisation policy
Evidence presented at the ongoing trial of the well-known Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov and ecologist Aleksandr Kolchenko in Russia may have been extracted under duress
Georgia chose NATO, and paid for its choice with Abkhazia. Ukraine has chosen the European Union and now has ongoing conflict in the east of the country.
Witness for the prosecution in the case of Ukrainian anti-fascist activist Oleksandr Kolchenko and director Oleg Sentsov says he was tortured into giving evidence against the detainees
Russian authorities today used a draconian new law on “undesirable” foreign organizations for the first time to blacklist the US-based charity National Endowment for Democracy (NED)
Journalist Sergey Ilchenko, harassed by the Transnistrian security forces, was released after four months in prison. He does not plan to stop criticizing the government of Transnistria and would like to stay and live in Ukraine
The Interpol removed the data file of Viktor Yanukovych from the section of wanted persons
Within minutes of the downing of Malaysian Airline MH17 Russian television and other media reported that the militants in Donbas had downed a Ukrainian military airplane, and even showed the video footage
Comments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) was published a report on 24-29 June 2015
Thousands of families of the victims of the Srebrenica genocide continue to be denied justice, truth and reparation
Court in Russia has prolonged the custodial term for Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov and activist Oleksandr Kolchenko for another half a year.
A new move by the Russian Parliament to outlaw so-called undesirable organizations is yet another nail in the coffin for freedom of expression and civil society in Russia
In countries where at the request of human rights defenders were introduced preventative measures, the number of cases of torture decreased
The government of the Netherlands is discussing with its allies the possibility of creating an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysian airliner over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year
Russia saw its biggest loss of democracy in a decade last year, while a new kind of propaganda in the media aimed at foreign Russian-speaking minorities is spreading
237 protestors were arrested in Armenia during the night of 22 June and early morning of 23 June, including journalists and human rights defenders. The police needs to stop using excessive force to disperse protestors and immediately and unconditionally release detained...
Amid an ever-growing trend of Russian internet censorship, PEN American Center and PEN Ukraine are gravely concerned by reports that Facebook has removed content and deactivated or suspended accounts of Ukrainian and Russian users critical of the Putin regime
Early Saturday morning, the Azerbaijani human rights defender Emin Huseynov, after spending over 10 months at the Swiss Embassy in Baku, where he was hosted for humanitarian reasons
The text of the official notice by Ukraine is available on the website of the Council of Europe
She is accused by Russia of complicity in murder, complicity in attempted murder, and illegal border crossing
The ability to use the Internet anonymously and encrypt your data and communications are necessary and should be a protected human right, states a report by the UN Human Rights Council, which was presented on May 28. This was reported on by the Kharkiv Human Rights...
A Russian Duma MP asked Russia’s chief prosecutor to check into five non-governmental organizations and determine whether they present a danger to the state
More than 200 Russian military personnel have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine, according to a report based on research begun by slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.