We, participants of the OSCE Civil Society Parallel Conference in Kiev, representing non-governmental organisations from many countries of Europe, Asia and North America, express our grave concern regarding the brutal dispersal of peaceful demonstrations in Kiev, beatings of activists and journal
On the eve of Ukraine’s Journalist Day, 6 June, 40 human rights organizations have issued a statement expressing concern over the escalating assault on freedom of expression and reduction o
Two journalists were attacked while covering a street rally in Kiev, and nine more Ukrainian reporters were in danger of losing government accreditation following a protest to support their colleagues.
26 human rights groups, including many members of the Civic Solidarity Platform have appealed to the Ukrainian government to live up to its OSCE chairmanship role and refrain from extraditing former Tajik prime minister Abdumalik Abdullajanov, who was arrested in Kiev last week and is wanted by t
Ukraine submitted an official report to the United Nations Human Rights Council within the framework of the Universal Periodic Review. It contains information about the human rights situation in the country during the last four years.
Amnesty International has urged Ukrainian parliamentarians ahead of parliamentary elections on 28 October to commit publicly to addressing police abuse in the country.
Civil society organisations from Ukraine and other countries have agreed to monitor the activities of the Ukrainian government during the country’s chairmanship in the OSCE in 2013.
The Parliament of Ukraine adopted a new draft law, which would ban ‘propaganda of homosexuality’. On October 2, 2012, 289 MPs voted in favour of the draft law 8711.