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Polish & Ukrainian journalists appeal to European journalists’ associations not to meet in Moscow

Sep 15th, 2014 | By

An Appeal from Participants of the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, September 13-14, 2014 We – representatives of the Association of Polish Journalists (APJ), the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) and the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine (IMTUU), participating in the Second Ukrainian-Polish Forum, held in the city of Kazimierz Dolny,…


Australians condemn new dictatorship laws in Ukraine

Jan 17th, 2014 | By
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January 17, 2014 The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations condemns the most recent moves by the regime of Ukraine’s President Yanukovych to kerb political and religious freedom in Ukraine, and calls for sanctions against Mr Yanukovych and his associates.   The parliament of Ukraine, dominated and manipulated by the President’s political party, yesterday adopted legislation…


Ukrainians in Australia call on Australian Government to  condemn  violent attack on journalist and ongoing reprisals

Dec 26th, 2013 | By
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The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations (AFUO) strongly condemns the current abhorrent wave of terror and violence  being applied to the  Ukrainian European supporters in Ukraine. Over past days bloodied demonstrations of reprisals against , journalists, civil society activists, including Tatiana CHORNOVOL and Dmytro PYLYPETS  convincingly argue that the Ukrainian Government regime and  their ‘foot…


Australian ambassador to Ukraine & AFUO President meet in Kyiv to discuss Euromaidan issues

Dec 17th, 2013 | By

Australia’s Ambassador with responsibility for Ukraine, Her Excellency Jean Dunn, today arrived in Kyiv and met with the President of the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations (AFUO), Mr Stefan Romaniw OAM. The Ambassador, who is based in the Australian Embassy in Warsaw, will also be meeting with fellow diplomatic representatives in Ukraine tomorrow to obtain…


Australia – AFUO advocacy update on Euromaidan

Dec 13th, 2013 | By

1. Australian Foreign Minister has issued a statement on the situation in Ukraine. MPs have said to Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations (AFUO) that they have heard from their Australian and Ukrainian Australian constituents on this matter. Thank you to those community members keeping their local Federal MPs informed. 2. The Department of Foreign Affairs…


Ukrainian World Congress urges the European Parliament to respond to the call of the people of Ukraine

Dec 11th, 2013 | By

On 10 December 2013 the Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij sent a written appeal for the European Parliament to embrace the sincere call of the people of Ukraine to be part of the European Union.On this day, as the European Parliament convenes a session entitled “Outcome of the Vilnius Summit and the future of the Eastern Partnership, in…


Ukrainian World Congress supports the Ukrainian nation in its struggle for Euro-integration and democratization

Dec 5th, 2013 | By

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) supports the Ukrainian nation which, in large numbers and with widespread actions in Kyiv and throughout Ukraine, is demonstrating its decisive will to live in a European and truly democratic state.On 30 November 2013 in Kyiv the militia violently met those who attempted to realize their democratic right to a peaceful gathering. Pressure continues…


Australian Senate Acknowledges the International Day of Remembrance of the Ukrainian Famine

Nov 29th, 2012 | By

joins with the Ukrainian World Congress and the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations in calling on Australians to acknowledge the International Day of Remembrance on the last Saturday of November, gazetted by the Ukrainian Government in respect of those who suffered and perished in the great famine of 1932 33.


Remembering the Millions Who Perished in Ukraine’s 1932 -33 Famine – Act of Genocide

Nov 25th, 2011 | By
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As people awake on Saturday November 26, 2011, Ukrainians in Ukraine and abroad in partnership with members of the international community who respect life and condemn atrocities against mankind, will light a candle and remember  the millions who perished in the Great Ukrainian Famine (Holodomor) in 1932-33 at the hands of Stalin’s communist regime.


Australian Government Relays its Concerns to Ukrainian Government on Tymoshenko Trial And Arrest

Aug 15th, 2011 | By

The Australian Government has joined other members of the international community in expressing concern at the political manoeuvres in Ukraine involving the arrest of Yulia Tymoshenko, former Prime Minister of Ukraine. In discussions with Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Kevin Rudd the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations (AFUO) was informed that the Australian Government is deeply concerned with the current situation around the court proceedings and arrest of former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko. The Australian Government raises doubts about the motives in the trial proceedings which contribute to the appearance of a politically-motivated prosecution.