The man threatened that he would be forced to blow himself up
OHCHR informs about two cases of such detentions in the period of February 16 to May 15
One of men was kept in detention for three days and the other for one day incommunicado
The Ministry of Justice assures that they are monitoring the behavior of Russia and will take adequate measures and mechanisms in the near future
The UN International Court of Justice refused to implement other measures in Ukraine or Russia with a purpose of resolving the conflict in Donbas
The Court considers the violations of the provisions of the Convention on Prevention of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Ukraine began to prepare for general cleaning in the field of human rights?
Since 1993, the country adheres to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling, and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction
Parties of the conflict have to do much more to ensure protection of civilian population
200,000 children living within 15 kilometers on each side of the “contact line” are in particularly grave situation
The report will be considered at the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Ukraine is implementing eugenical policy, by establishing a legislative ban on reproduction and indulging in forced sterilization of certain groups
The shelling of civilian infrastructure – is a serious crime..."
Ministry of Foreign Affairs promises to raise this issue in all daily agendas
70 members voted in favour
These days in New York City the world community is to look at the human rights situation in Crimea
The report says that the number of the injured are 13% less than in the previous period between May 16-August 15.
UN Member States adopted the resolution on the human rights situation in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol
38 delegations became the co-authors of the draft resolution
495 women and 68 children have been killed in eastern Ukraine since the onset of the conflict there
Journalists were also persecuted
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights states that human rights situation in eastern Ukraine deteriorated
The delegation received unfettered and immediate access to all the SBU premises, the Security Service assures
Two years have passed since hundreds of thousands of people were forced to leave their homes and move to safer territory
The delegation of the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture inspected the premises of Ukraine’s Security Service investigation department in Lviv
Will it succeed in finding SBU secret prisons this time?
I feel particularly ashamed for our country when I am listening to Ukraine’s report to UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination...
Ukrainian captives allegedly live two or three people in rooms with three meals a day and walks
OHCHR has reasons to believe that victims were abducted or deprived of their liberty by the de facto authorities of Crimea, or with their authorization, support or acquiescence
The representatives of both sides carried out executions of at least 74 people during the conflict in Donbas from January 2014 to May 31, 2016
Tortures adversely affect the personal integrity of both a victim and a law enforcement officer who uses them
Unfair trials cannot provide justice for victims of serious human rights violations and violations of international humanitarian law, UN stresses
The detainees were severely beaten for three days with the involvement of local ‘police’ to “teach them a lesson”
Some victims delayed reporting until they left the areas under the control of the armed groups
The delegation will be allowed to visit any premises any time
"An urgent meeting in Geneva changed all of the plans. A visit to Oslo had to be paused. 3 airplanes later I am with Sergíy Kyslytsya. We are working on having the mission resume its work in Ukraine as fast as possible"
Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeria Lutkovska, Chairman of the Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak and Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko took part in the inspection
UN notes no progress in the release of "hostages and illegally detained persons" according to "all for all" principle, as provided by Minsk agreements
This scandal has raised the problem of existence of SBU-controlled illegal places of detention, where people are suspected to be tortured. The problem is being put a blind eye to in Ukraine
The delegation concluded that the visit had to be suspended as the SPT mandate could not be fully carried out
More than 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 people have been injured for two years since the onset of the armed conflict in Donbas
The representative of the United Nations has been taken captive in Donbas
The two-year long conflict in eastern Ukraine has left around 1.5 million people hungry
30,346 people have become the victims of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Of them, more than 9,000 people have been killed and more than 21,000 have been injured
41 UN countries have condemned the systematic human rights violations and abuses by the Russian authorities in the occupied Crimea
Mykola Kozyrev notes that the Ukrainian authorities still do not conduct systematic work on documenting international crimes
There is no progress in prosecuting people responsible for deaths of 48 people in Odesa on 2 May 2014.
UN claims there is a network of unofficial places of detention in Ukraine when the detainees are being tortured
The experts will arrive on January 23 and will work for two weeks
He stressed that deliberate starvation in besieged cities was a war crime
The reliability of this statement is not yet confirmed, but the leaders of several countries have already condemned the actions of Pyongyang.
The Minister claims that the evidence has already been collected, the pre-trial process of communication with the Russian party is coming to the end.
More than 33,000 stateless persons or persons of undefined citizenship live in Ukraine.
We may know we have rights, but may not ever use them. We may not know exactly how this right is called in the declarations and conventions, but feel that something is wrong
What are the key problems which tortures and civil and political rights’ violations in Ukraine? How the state responds to the UN recommendation?
The UN member states called on the occupation authorities to stop violating human rights on the peninsula.
The civil society calls on the MPs to pass the bill on November 3
The Crimean Field Mission calls on the OSCE, the UN and the Council of Europe to monitor and assess the human rights situation on the Crimean peninsula.
The question of access of the monitoring missions of the United Nations and the Council of Europe to the peninsula is critical.
Pro-Russian militants executed people for alleged providing food to Ukrainian soldiers
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
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...
In connection to World Press Freedom Day, the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine (NMPU) has reported on its website that eight local and foreign journalists were killed in Ukraine in 2014
UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, begins an education campaign that will provide life-saving information on the risk of mines to 500,000 children in eastern Ukraine
The ninth report of the UN Human Rights Mission in Ukraine, which covers the period between 1 December 2014 and 15 February 2015