Ukraine

Ukraine: Clashes and abductions ahead of disputed Crimea vote

International human rights monitors must immediately be deployed across Ukraine following reports of increasing violence and disappearances ahead of Sunday’s impromptu referendum that could lead to the secession of the southern Crimea region International human rights monitors must immediately be deployed across Ukraine following reports of increasing violence and disappearances ahead of Sunday’s impromptu referendum that could lead to

Ukraine: Clashes and abductions ahead of disputed Crimea vote - 14 mars 2014

Headline Title:  Ukraine: Clashes and abductions ahead of disputed Crimea vote International human rights monitors must immediately be deployed across Ukraine following reports of increasing violence and disappearances ahead of Sunday’s impromptu referendum that could lead to International human rights monitors must immediately be deployed across Ukraine following reports of increasing violence and disappearances ahead of Sunday’s impromptu referendum that could lead to the secession of the southern Crimea region, said Amnesty International.  Media Node:  Donetsk clashes Story Location:  Ucrania 45° 26' 3.516" N, 34° 7' 24.726" E “Parts of the country are on edge and spilling over into violence. With the referendum scheduled in two days’ time, there is no time to lose. Amidst heightened tensions in the country and the now fatal violence between pro-Ukrainian and pro-Russian groups, the need for a strong human rights monitoring mission with unimpeded access to all parts of Ukraine, including Crimea, is critical. ” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Europe and Central Asia Director. Date:  Ve, 14/03/2014 “Windows [on the bus] were broken and many of us were injured. There were a couple of dozen policemen near the bus, and hundreds further away, not intervening. The attackers were yelling ‘get on your knees, on your knees!’ I saw one of the activists lying on the ground and bleeding. Three police officers were standing nearby looking at him, and doing nothing for a very long time.” Source:  Protester in Donetsk who spoke to Amnesty International Date:  Ve, 14/03/2014 URL:  Ukraine: Journalists at risk of abduction in Crimea Description:  Urgent action, 11 March 2014 URL:  Ukraine: Human rights monitors urgently needed as journalists and activists face wave of attacks in Crimea Description:  News story, 7 March 2014 URL:  Ukraine must prosecute the perpetrators of demonstration deaths Description:  News story, 26 February 2014 URL:  ‘It felt like real war’ – An eyewitness account of the EuroMaydan clashes Description:  Blog, 21 February 2014

Crimea: Urge la presencia de observadores ante la oleada de ataques contra periodistas y activistas

Es urgente que se envíe una potente misión internacional a Ucrania, donde aumenta el hostigamiento y la intimidación de periodistas, activistas y manifestantes pacíficos, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional. Es urgente que se envíe una potente misión internacional a Ucrania, donde aumenta el hostigamiento y la intimidación de periodistas, activistas y manifestantes pacíficos, ha dicho Amnistía Internac

Ukraine. Des observateurs des droits humains sont requis en urgence tandis que journalistes et militants sont pris pour cible en Crimée

Des journalistes, des militants et des manifestants non violents étant de plus en plus souvent victimes d’actes de harcèlement et d’intimidation en Crimée, une véritable mission internationale de surveillance de la situation des droits humains est requise de toute urgence en Ukraine, a déclaré Amnesty International.

Ukraine: Human rights monitors urgently needed as journalists and activists face wave of attacks in Crimea - 7 mars 2014

Headline Title:  Ukraine: Human rights monitors urgently needed in Crimea With journalists, activists and peaceful protestors facing increasing harassment and intimidation in Crimea, there is an urgent need for a strong international monitoring mission in Ukraine, said A With journalists, activists and peaceful protestors facing increasing harassment and intimidation in Crimea, there is an urgent need for a strong international monitoring mission in Ukraine.  Media Node:  Crimea Story Location:  Ucrania 45° 4' 44.9652" N, 34° 11' 25.6344" E “Attempting to monitor the human rights situation in Crimea has become a near impossible task. Self-styled Crimean self-defence groups are harassing pro-Ukrainian protesters, journalists and human rights monitors with complete impunity. John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Director at Amnesty International.” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Ukraine: OSCE Monitoring Mission needed to calm tensions and prevent further human rights violations Description:  Public Statement, 7 March 2014. URL:  Russia: Freedom of expression falls victim to the dramatic events in Ukraine’s Crimea Description:  News Story, 3 March 2014.

Crimea: Human rights monitors urgently needed as journalists and activists face wave of attacks

With journalists, activists and peaceful protestors facing increasing harassment and intimidation in Crimea, there is an urgent need for a strong international monitoring mission in Ukraine With journalists, activists and peaceful protestors facing increasing harassment and intimidation in Crimea, there is an urgent need for a strong international monitoring mission in Ukraine, said A

L’Ukraine doit poursuivre les responsables présumés des homicides perpétrés pendant les manifestations

Les responsables de la mort de plus de 100 personnes dans le cadre des manifestations antigouvernementales en Ukraine doivent tous être traduits en justice, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 26 février. Les responsables de la mort de plus de 100 personnes dans le cadre des manifestations antigouvernementales en Ukraine doivent tous être traduits en justice, a déclaré Amnesty International mer

Ucrania debe procesar a los responsables de las muertes ocurridas durante las protestas

Todos los responsables de las muertes de más de un centenar de personas, ocurridas durante las protestas antigubernamentales en Ucrania, deben comparecer ante la justicia. Todos los responsables de las muertes de más de un centenar de personas, ocurridas durante las protestas antigubernamentales en Ucrania, deben comparecer ante la justicia.

Ukraine must prosecute the perpetrators of demonstration deaths

All those responsible for the deaths of more than 100 people killed during the anti-government protests in Ukraine must be brought to justice All those responsible for the deaths of more than 100 people killed during the anti-government protests in Ukraine must be brought to justice, said Amnesty International today. 

Ukraine must prosecute the perpetrators of demonstration deaths - 26 février 2014

Headline Title:  Ukraine must prosecute the perpetrators of demonstration deaths All those responsible for the deaths of more than 100 people killed during the anti-government protests in Ukraine must be brought to justice, said Amnesty International today.  All those responsible for the deaths of more than 100 people killed during the anti-government protests in Ukraine must be brought to justice, said Amnesty International today.  Media Node:  Berkut Twitter Tag:  EuroMaydan Story Location:  Ucrania 48° 16' 51.6" N, 31° 27' 53.4384" E “Moves to disband the riot police must not be used to allow the perpetrators of crimes off the hook. The Ukrainian authorities must not shirk their responsibility. ” Source:  Heather McGill, Amnesty International’s Ukraine researcher Date:  Me, 26/02/2014 URL:  ‘It felt like real war’ – An eyewitness account of the EuroMaydan clashes Description:  Blog, 21 February 2014 URL:  Ukraine: Deeply troubling accounts of shootings amid clashes Description:  News story, 20 February 2014 URL:  Recommendations to the Ukrainian authorities on the use of force in policing demonstrations Description:  Policy document, 20 February 2014 URL:  Ukraine: Sorry is not enough: Police impunity must end! Description:  Public statement, 11 February 2014 URL:  Amnesty International campaigns against police impunity in Ukraine Description:  Press release, 11 February 2014