The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign presents the following statement by the All-Ukraine Independent Trade Union Defence of Labour - [ Zakhist Pratsi ]. We appeal to the labour movement to show solidarity with the trade unionists and community in Odessa whose efforts to challenge price increases have been met with repression. We have also seen the harassment … Continue reading URGENT APPEAL FOR SOLIDARITY: PEACEFUL PROTEST OF TRADE UNIONISTS AND COMMUNITY REPRESSED IN ODESSA!
By Halya Coynash Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group Whatever the reasons for delays and flaws in investigating and prosecuting crimes related to the disturbances, fire and deaths on May 2, 2014 in Odessa, procrastination serves only the interests of Russian propaganda’s ‘massacre’ claims Forty-eight people died in Odessa on May 2, 2014 during disturbances in the city … Continue reading Odessa May 2 trial turns into farce
an eye-witness accountLeft-Opposition of Ukraine has published an account by an Odessa left activist of the clashes of May 2, 2014 between the supporters of the Maidan and pro-Russian forces, in particular, about the events of the Battle of Kulikovo and burning of the trade union building during which over 40 died. The editors of … Continue reading What really happened in Odessa