Category Human Rights in Ukraine

Stop Repression of the Ukrainian Left Activists in Lviv

Recently an appeal was issued for a call for new new popular left organisation based on Ukraine’s vernacular socialist traditions  – its author was Maxim Osadchuk a leading activists of the Autonomous Resistance in Lviv one of the most successful left organisations in Ukraine.   Recently however Autonomous Resistance have faced repression by the security police the SBU who […]

Totalitarian tendencies in post-Maidan Ukraine

In Ukraine, the state apparatus, far-right movements and patriotic citizens are working together to shut down debate and silence criticism.  March 2016: 2,000 people rally in support of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko at Independence Square in Kiev. (c) Sergei Chuzavkov / AP / Press Association Images. All rights reserved. Under Ukraine’s pre-Maidan criminal regime, any […]


Throughout 2014-5 the conduct and decisions of various bodies of Ukraine’s executive and legislative branches of power have grossly violated Ukrainians’ citizens’ rights guaranteed by the Constitution, the ECHR, and fundamental rights 1. Free speech and freedom of expression are guaranteed by Article 34 of the Constitution of Ukraine (CoU) and Article 10 of the […]

Report on the human rights mission to the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts

The Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group [KHPG], together with the German NGO ‘European Exchange’ and representatives of NGOs from the Russian Federation and Germany with the support of the German Foreign Ministry, carried out an international mission to monitor human rights in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts on territory which is back under Ukrainian control.  […]

Outrage over police brutality against rights activist and journalists

Civic and media organizations are demanding a full investigation into the incident on Thursday night when Luhansk human rights activist and correspondent for, Kostyantyn Reulsky was beaten after he and two journalists were stopped by traffic police officers whom they believe to have been former Berkut officers. Reutsky, Anastasia Stanko from Hromadske Radio and […]