Ukraine

Ukraine must protect detained asylum-seekers attacked by security forces

Amnesty International has urged the Ukrainian authorities to stop the ill-treatment of a group of detained asylum-seekers and their supporters, who were attacked by security forces attempting to forcibly end a hunger strike Amnesty International has urged the Ukrainian authorities to stop the ill-treatment of a group of detained asylum-seekers and their supporters, who were attacked by security forces attempting to fo

Ukraine must protect detained asylum-seekers attacked by security forces - 31 janvier 2012

Headline Title:  Ukraine must protect detained asylum-seekers Amnesty International has urged the Ukrainian authorities to stop the ill-treatment of a group of detained asylum-seekers and their supporters, who were yesterday attacked by security forces attemp Authorities urged stop the ill-treatment of about 60 Somalis and six Eritreans who had been on hunger strike in protest against their illegal detention. Media Node:  Ukraine security forces Twitter Tag:  ukraine Story Location:  Ukraine 48° 24' 3.618" N, 30° 8' 47.3424" E “These migrants and asylum-seekers are merely trying to escape human rights violations in their countries of origin and they are now being subjected to abuses in Europe.” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International's Deputy Director for Europe and Central Asia. Date:  Ma, 31/01/2012

Il faut que l'Ukraine libère des demandeurs d'asile somaliens

Amnesty International demande aux autorités ukrainiennes de relâcher des ressortissants somaliens, qui observent actuellement une grève de la faim afin de protester contre leur placement en détention pour une période pouvant atteindre un an « en vue d'une expulsion », à la suite d'une décision de justice rendue en décembre 2011. Amnesty International demande aux autorités ukrainiennes de relâcher des ressortissants somaliens, qui observent actuellement une grève de la faim afin de protester contre leur placement en détenti

Ukraine must release Somali asylum-seekers

Amnesty International is calling on the Ukrainian authorities to release Somali nationals who are currently on hunger strike in protest at being detained for up to a year“for the purposes of deportation” following court orders issued in December last year Amnesty International is calling on the Ukrainian authorities to release Somali nationals who are currently on hunger strike in protest at being detained for up to a year“for the purposes of deport

Ukraine must release Somali asylum-seekers - 19 janvier 2012

Headline Title:  Ukraine must release Somali asylum-seekers Amnesty International is calling on the Ukrainian authorities to release Somali nationals who are currently on hunger strike in protest at being detained for up to a year “for the purposes of depor Around 60 Somalis - including many children - have gone on hunger strike to protest their administrative detention by Ukrainian authorities. Media Node:  Ukraine border Story Location:  Ucrania 48° 24' 3.618" N, 30° 8' 47.3424" E “Nobody is going to return and nobody is going to deport you. After 12 months you are let out. We are not criminals. Why is the government doing this to us?” Source:  Sultan Haib, one of the Somali nationals being held in Zhuravichi Date:  Je, 19/01/2012 URL:  УКРАЇНА ПОВИННА ЗВІЛЬНИТИ СОМАЛІЙСЬКИХ ШУКАЧІВ ПРИТУЛКУ Description:  Read this story in Ukrainian

L'Ukraine doit ouvrir une nouvelle enquête sur la mort en garde à vue d'un étudiant

Les autorités ukrainiennes doivent ouvrir une nouvelle enquête sur la mort en garde à vue d'un étudiant, a déclaré Amnesty International en apprenant que les deux policiers soupçonnés d'être responsables de sa mort sont repartis libres, au terme d'une audience qui s'est tenue à Kiev le 5 janvier. Les autorités ukrainiennes doivent ouvrir une nouvelle enquête sur la mort en garde à vue d'un étudiant, a déclaré Amnesty International en apprenant que les deux policiers soupçonnés d'être respon

Ukraine must launch fresh investigation into student death in custody

The Ukrainian authorities must launch a fresh investigation into the death in custody of a student after two police officers suspected of responsibility for his death walked free following a court hearing in Kyiv The Ukrainian authorities must launch a fresh investigation into the death in custody of a student, Amnesty International said after two police officers suspected of responsibility for his death ye

Ukraine must launch fresh investigation into student death in custody - 6 janvier 2012

Headline Title:  Ukraine police must be investigated The Ukrainian authorities must launch a fresh investigation into the death in custody of a student, Amnesty International said after two police officers suspected of responsibility for his death ye Two police officers suspected of responsibility for a student's death have walked free following a court hearing in Kyiv Thursday. Media Node:  ukraine-candles-vigil Ihor Ukraine new Story Location:  Royaume-Uni 48° 52' 20.7228" N, 29° 42' 25.3116" E See map: Google Maps “This case has become a litmus test for the Ukrainian justice system’s ability to seriously deal with allegations of police abuse.” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International's Deputy Director for Europe and Central Asia. URL:  Ukrainian President must honour commitment to police reform ahead of Euro 2012 Description:  News story, 20 December 2011 URL:  Ukraine: Lawyer beaten for demanding to see client Description:  Urgent Action, 14 December 2011

Le président ukrainien doit honorer ses engagements concernant la réforme de la police à l'approche de l'Euro 2012

Amnesty International invite les autorités ukrainiennes à mettre sur pied sans délai un organe indépendant chargé d'enquêter sur les violences policières, après que le président Viktor Ianoukovitch s'est engagé vendredi 16 décembre à réformer la police à l'approche de l'Euro 2012. Amnesty International invite les autorités ukrainiennes à mettre sur pied sans délai un organe indépendant chargé d'enquêter sur les violences policières, après que le président Viktor Ianoukovitch

Ukrainian President must honour commitment to police reform ahead of Euro 2012 - 20 décembre 2011

Headline Title:  Ukraine: President must honour commitment to police reform Amnesty International is calling on the Ukrainian authorities to immediately establish an independent agency to investigate police abuses following the commitment made on Friday by President Viktor Amnesty International is calling on Ukraine to immediately establish an independent agency to investigate police abuses ahead of Euro 2012 Media Node:  Ukraine police Story Location:  Royaume-Uni 48° 53' 4.074" N, 31° 19' 58.8288" E See map: Google Maps “If the President is serious about guaranteeing the rights of Ukrainian citizens and visitors to the 2012 championship, he must follow these words with action” Source:  Heather McGill, Amnesty International's Ukraine researcher Date:  Ma, 20/12/2011 URL:  EU must press Ukraine at summit to stop police abuses Description:  News, 16 December 2011 URL:  Ukraine: ‘No evidence of a crime’: Paying the price for police impunity in Ukraine Description:  Report, 12 October 2011