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Human Rights in UKRAINE

Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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'They made no secret of it; they were going to kill me' ...
11 July 2014

Sasha, a 19-year-old pro-Ukrainian activist, was abducted by separatists at gunpoint in Luhansk and beaten repeatedly for 24 hours.

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Ukraine: Crimean Tatar leader banned from homeland: Refat ...
9 July 2014

The leader of the Crimean Tatar community, Refat Chubarov, has been banned from entering Crimea for five years. This highlights a broader campaign ...

Urgent Action       EUR 50/035/2014

Ukraine: Further information: Journalists released in east ...
4 July 2014

Ukrainian journalists Anastasia Stanko and Ilya Bezkorovaini were released on 2 July. They have subsequently revealed that they were ill-treated.

Urgent Action       EUR 50/032/2014

Ukraine: Journalists kidnapped by separatists in Ukraine
2 July 2014

Amnesty International is concerned for the welfare of a Ukrainian journalist and her cameraman who were kidnapped by armed separatists in Luhansk ...

Urgent Action       EUR 50/031/2014

Ukraine: A new country or business as usual?
26 June 2014

The failure of the Ukrainian authorities to promptly, effectively and impartially investigate allegations of torture or other ill-treatment and to bring the ...

Document       EUR 50/028/2014

Ukraine: Further information: Ukrainian detainee threatened ...
24 June 2014

Oleg Sentsov's lawyer reported on 11 June that his client had been beaten and threatened with rape when he was detained in Crimea, to force him to ...

Urgent Action       EUR 50/027/2014

Ukraine: Ukrainian men unlawfully detained in Russia
30 May 2014

Ukrainian citizens and Crimea residents Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko are among a group of detainees from Russian-occupied Crimea ...

Urgent Action       EUR 50/026/2014

Ukraine: The Human Rights Council must call on Ukraine to ...
28 May 2014

Amnesty International has been monitoring events in Ukraine and has documented cases of excessive use of force by law enforcement officers, ...

Document       EUR 50/024/2014

Ukraine: Further information: Second man released, at least ...
27 May 2014

Journalist Serhiy Shapoval was released on 18 May 2014 and has returned to his family. At least three hostages remain: theatre producer Pavlo Yurov ...

Urgent Action       EUR 50/025/2014

Ukraine: Harassment and violence against Crimean Tatars by ...
23 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Date 23 May 2014. Index EUR 50/023/2014. HARASSMENT AND VIOLENCE ...

Public Statement       EUR 50/023/2014