Short summary of monitoring of civil freedoms in Ukraine – freedom of assembly, freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of information.
Freedom of expression
With the most holy of days of the Christian calendar just passed, most lay people will have probably recognized only one thing, that Easter, the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, fell one week later for Orthodox Christians than for other Christian denominations this year. However, very few lay people and not that many…
On the evening February 29 2012 two students from southern Ukrainian city Kherson tried to paste up the leaflets to the walls of buildings on the street. Next day the police opened a criminal case based on Article 296, part 2 of Criminal Code (“group hooliganism”).