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Section: Human Rights Watch (USA)

      5661-WEB-09-lokshina

      Language English Alt Text Building damaged by weapons Tanya LokshinaRegion / Country Ukraine …read more Source: Human Rights...

      UN Human Rights Council: the human rights situation in Ukraine

      Statement delivered under Item 10Despite the ceasefire agreed on in February 2015, the sporadic fighting between Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine continues to injure and kill civilians. In the fall and winter of 2014, Human Rights Watch documented the use of cluster munitions by pro-government forces and Russia-backed...

      Україна зробила невеликий крок на захист прав трансгендерних людей

      Минулого тижня Київський суд визнав незаконною відмову трансгендерному чоловіку, який подав заявку на юридичне визнання гендеру. Згідно ухвали суду, людина не повинна доводити, що вона пройшла стерилізацію, щоб отримати документи, які відповідають її бажаному гендеру, і це стало важливим переламним моментом у боротьбі українських ЛГБТ-людей за...

      2015-6-lgbt-ukraine

      Language Ukrainian Поліція охороняє активістів, що беруть участь у Марші рівності, організованому ЛГБТ-спільнотою у столиці України м. Києві 6 червня 2015 року. Alt Text LGBT ukraine © 2015 ReutersRegion / Country Europe/Central Asia Ukraine Topic LGBT Rights English Русский …read more Source: Human Rights...

      Ukraine: Pro-Russian Journalist Shot Dead in Kiev

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Ukrainian authorities should ensure that the investigation into the murder of Oles Buzyna, a journalist who was shot and killed on April 16, 2015, is effective, impartial, and transparent. (Berlin) – Ukrainian authorities should ensure that the investigation into the murder of Oles Buzyna, a journalist …read...

      Ukraine: More Civilians Killed in Cluster Munition Attacks

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Government and Russia-backed rebel forces repeatedly used cluster munitions in eastern Ukraine in January and February 2015, killing at least 13 civilians, including at least two children. The use of cluster munitions in populated areas violates the laws of war due to the weapon’s indiscriminate nature and...

      Ukraine: Civilians Struggle to Get Medical Care

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Travel restrictions imposed by the government of Ukraine have contributed to serious delays in the delivery of humanitarian aid, particularly medicines and medical equipment, to civilians in rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine. Human Rights Watch released a video based on interviews with medical personnel...

      Ukraine: Rising Civilian Death Toll

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Separatist rebel forces were probably responsible for two recent unlawful attacks with unguided rockets in eastern Ukraine, which together killed at least 41 civilians, including two children, and wounded more than 100 civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. (Berlin) – Separatist rebel forces were probably...

      Ukraine: War in East, Crimea Occupation

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The war in eastern Ukraine has had a devastating impact on civilians, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015. The armed conflict between Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian government forces broke out during the most turbulent year in Ukraine’s post-independence period, which also included...

      Ukraine: Civilians Need Greater Protection

      Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany should press Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk to ensure that Ukrainian forces take all feasible precautions to minimize harm to civilians. (Berlin) – Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany should press Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk to ensure that Ukrainian...