Editor’s Choice

Freedom of Peaceful Gatherings in Ukraine 2012

Mar 5th, 2013 | By

A chapter from an annual report of humar rights organizations “Human rights in Ukraine 2012”. Authored by Natalka Zubar and Olexander Severyn, doctor of law.

Apparent injustice in “Pavlichenko case” triggered protests throughout Ukraine though with little effect.

Feb 6th, 2013 | By

A wave of protest Ukraine had not seen for a long time swept throughout the country on the eve of January 14 – the date Kyiv Appellate Court was to take up the so-called Pavlichenko case. Convicted to life and 13 years in prison respectively father and son Serhiy and Dmytro Pavlichenko were charged with murdering a judge. The more detail of the case finds its way into the media, the more convinced the public gets that these two men are innocent. However, very few believe that they will receive a fair trial.

How Ukrainians Use Their Right to Petition the Government?

Jan 11th, 2013 | By

Stats were provided by 53 central government institutions, 25 regional state administrations, City Councils of 22 regional centers, Kyiv and Sevastopol. The research revealed the lack of uniform statistical reports on citizens’ petitions and different approach across the institutions.

Infant victim of inhuman treatment

Dec 2nd, 2012 | By

The latest application to the European Court of Human Rights over torture and inhuman treatment which Kharkiv Human Rights Group have prepared involves a five-month-old baby – S. and his 22-year-old mother K. Before the infant’s birth and after it, K. was held in a SIZO (pre-trial detention centre) in terrible conditions. While in the maternity home she was constantly handcuffed with chains also on her feet.  S was not examined by doctors and did not receive medical care.

“Maidan Monitoring: Election-2012”: election fraud and violations were systematic. Society, observers and courts to decide if this fraud influenced the results

Oct 29th, 2012 | By

“Maidan Monitoring: Election-2012” team announced, that current data from Ukraine’s polling stations suggests that fraud and violations in parliamentary election in Ukraine were systematic in nature.