Ukraine

With or without EU agreement, Ukraine must eradicate torture

The Ukrainian authorities must make real progress toward elimination of torture and other ill-treatment by law enforcement officials in line with the country’s international obligations The Ukrainian authorities must make real progress toward elimination of torture and other ill-treatment by law enforcement officials in line with the country’s international obligations, Amnesty In

With or without EU agreement, Ukraine must eradicate torture - 19 novembre 2013

Headline Title:  With or without EU agreement, Ukraine must eradicate torture The Ukrainian authorities must make real progress towards eliminating torture and other ill-treatment by law enforcement officials in line with the country’s international obligations, Amnesty Inte Ukraine must make progress to end torture and other ill-treatment by law enforcement officials, AI said ahead of the signing of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement. Media Node:  Ukraine Story Location:  Ukraine 45° 45' 48.3696" N, 34° 32' 27.6576" E “Irrespective of the future of the Association Agreement with Ukraine, the EU must go on pushing Ukraine to comply with its international obligations. Ukraine is an important member of the European and international community. The country’s authorities have voluntarily signed up to all major international human rights agreements – the absolute ban on torture among them. ” Source:  Heather McGill, Amnesty International’s researcher on Ukraine. URL:  Ukraine and the EU: Time to put people first Description:  Document, 19 November 2013 URL:  Ukraine: Police crisis escalates after clash with Kyiv protestors Description:  News Story, 13 July 2013 URL:  Ukraine: Make the police accountable and stamp out torture Description:  News Story, 11 April 2013 URL:  Ukraine: Don’t stop halfway: Government must use new Criminal Procedure Code to end torture Description:  Document, 11 April 2013

La tentative de l’Ukraine visant à ignorer la discrimination homophobe est scandaleuse

L’initiative des autorités ukrainiennes en vue de convaincre la Commission européenne de les libérer de l’obligation de légiférer contre l’homophobie constitue une tentative inacceptable visant à dénier l’égalité des droits dans le pays, a déclaré Amnesty International vendredi 6 septembre. L’initiative des autorités ukrainiennes en vue de convaincre la Commission européenne de les libérer de l’obligation de légiférer contre l’homophobie constitue une tentative inacceptable visant à d

Indignante intento de Ucrania de ignorar la discriminación homófoba

El intento de Ucrania de persuadir a la Comisión Europea para que este organismo libere al país de su compromiso de legislar contra la homofobia es una inaceptable tentativa de negar la igualdad de derechos en el país, ha dicho hoy Amnistía Internacional. El intento de Ucrania de persuadir a la Comisión Europea para que este organismo libere al país de su compromiso de legislar contra la homofobia es una inaceptable tentativa de negar la igualdad de

Ukraine’s attempt to ignore homophobic discrimination outrageous

Ukraine’s bid to persuade the European Commission to release the country from its commitment to legislate against homophobia is an unacceptable attempt to deny equal rights in the country, Amnesty International said today. Ukraine’s bid to persuade the European Commission to release the country from its commitment to legislate against homophobia is an unacceptable attempt to deny equal rights in the country, Amnesty

Ukraine’s attempt to ignore homophobic discrimination outrageous - 6 septembre 2013

Headline Title:  Ukraine’s attempt to ignore homophobic discrimination outrageous Ukraine’s bid to persuade the European Commission to release the country from its commitment to legislate against homophobia is an unacceptable attempt to deny equal rights in the country, Amnesty Ukraine’s bid to persuade the European Commission to release the country from its commitment to legislate against homophobia is an unacceptable attempt to deny equal rights in the country. Media Node:  Ukraine Story Location:  Ukraine 51° 21' 25.7292" N, 34° 53' 33.2808" E “Ukraine cannot pick and choose which citizens should be protected from discrimination. Instead it must honour its commitment to develop a legal framework to combat homophobia and the EU must hold it to that commitment at every opportunity. ” Source:  Denis Krivosheev, Europe and Central Asia Deputy Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Ukraine: First LGBTI Pride March an important step forward for human rights in Ukraine Description:  Public Statement, 27 May 2013 URL:  Ukraine: Kyiv authorities in shameful about-face on Pride march Description:  Story, 23 May 2013 URL:  Ukraine: Amnesty International condemns Kyiv Pride court ban application Description:  Public Statement, 22 May 2013 URL:  Ukraine: Discrimination and violent attacks in pervasive climate of homophobia Description:  News story/report, 16 May 2013 URL:  Activists worldwide target homophobia in Jamaica, Ukraine and South Africa Description:  Feature, 13 May 2013

Ukraine. Le mouvement de protestation à Kiev montre à quel point la crise que connaît la police est grave

La réaction récente de la population à des allégations de violences policières montre à quel point il est urgent que le gouvernement réponde aux inquiétudes des Ukrainiens, aux yeux desquels la police est devenue une entreprise criminelle, a déclaré Amnesty International samedi 13 juillet. La réaction récente de la population à des allégations de violences policières montre à quel point il est urgent que le gouvernement réponde aux inquiétudes des Ukrainiens, aux yeux desquels la pol

Ukraine: Police crisis escalates after clash with Kyiv protestors

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Ukraine: Kyiv authorities in shameful about-face on Pride march - 23 mai 2013

Headline Title:  Ukraine: Kyiv authorities in shameful about-face on Pride march Just days before the Ukrainian capital Kyiv was due to host its first-ever Pride march, a city court has banned the event in what Amnesty International called a shameful about-face that tramples on Just days before the Ukrainian capital Kyiv was due to host its first-ever Pride march, a city court has banned the event in what Amnesty International called a shameful about-face. Media Node:  Ukraine Pride Twitter Tag:  LGBTI Story Location:  Ukraine 50° 29' 53.8332" N, 30° 29' 55.4424" E “This shameful decision does a disservice to the city of Kyiv – instead of allowing all of its residents to join in the celebration of culture, the city authorities are picking and choosing who is allowed to take part. This discrimination must not be tolerated.” Source:  Max Tucker, Ukraine campaigner at Amnesty International Date:  Je, 23/05/2013 “Not only are the council attempting to deprive us of our right to freedom of assembly, they have also denied us the opportunity a fair hearing in court” Source:  Stas Mischenko, KyivPride2013 spokesperson Date:  Je, 23/05/2013 URL:  Ukraine: Amnesty International condemns Kyiv Pride court ban application Description:  Public statement, 22 May 2013 URL:  Ukraine: Discrimination and violent attacks in pervasive climate of homophobia Description:  News story/report, 16 May 2013 URL:  Activists worldwide target homophobia in Jamaica, Ukraine and South Africa Description:  Feature, 13 May 2013 URL:  Ukraine: First-ever Kyiv pride cancelled in face of ultra-right threat Description:  News story, 20 May 2012

Activistas de todo el mundo contra la homofobia en Jamaica, Ucrania y Sudáfrica - 17 mai 2013

Headline Title:  Activistas de todo el mundo contra la homofobia en Jamaica, Ucrania y Sudáfrica En Jamaica, algunos hombres son tachados de delincuentes sólo por expresar su amor. El 17 de mayo, para conmemorar el Día Internacional contra la Homofobia y la Transfobia, simpatizantes de Amnistía Internacional de todo el mundo emprenderán acciones para poner de relieve la situación de los derechos humanos del colectivo LGBTI en el mundo. Media Node:  IDAHO_es Twitter Tag:  IDAHO Story Location:  Sudáfrica 31° 31' 42.978" S, 22° 30' 0" E “Sólo por ser quienes son, en muchos países el colectivo LGBTI sufre la discriminación, la violencia y el miedo en su vida cotidiana. En el Día Internacional contra la Homofobia y la Transfobia, Amnistía Internacional pide a miles de activistas que hagan una enérgica demostración de solidaridad para contribuir a cambiar las actitudes y las realidades en Jamaica, Ucrania y Sudáfrica. ” Source:  Emily Gray, del Programa sobre Género, Sexualidad e Identidad de Amnistía Internacional. Date:  Ve, 17/05/2013 URL:  International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia Description:  External web portal URL:  Ukraine: Discrimination and violent attacks in pervasive climate of homophobia Description:  News story/report, 16 May 2013