Posts Tagged ‘ Human Rights Watch ’

Ukraine: Police Attacked Dozens of Journalists, Medics

Feb 1st, 2014 | By

Thorough Investigations Needed January 31, 2014 (Kiev) – Ukrainian police assaulted and injured dozens of journalists and medical workers while trying to disperse street fighters and protesters in Kiev from January 19 to 22, 2014. Ukraine’s international partners should press Ukraine to investigate serious human rights violations and prosecute those responsible in accordance with international…


Ukraine: Stop Intimidating Police Victims

Dec 23rd, 2013 | By

Investigate Mistreatment by Security Forces December 23, 2013 (Moscow) – Ukrainian authorities have tried to pressure and intimidate people who alleged being beaten by police during recent protests in Kiev, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to Ukraine’s prosecutor general. In some beating cases the authorities failed to move investigations forward. On November…