Tag Archives: human rights in Ukraine

Ukraine | Special services of Ukraine fabricate cases against left-wing activists

On June 27, the Ukrainian court softened the measure of restraint to the arrested journalist Vasily Muravitsky. Now he is under house arrest – although the investigation of the grave articles of the criminal code continues anyway.

Ukraine | UN: Ukrainian government is responsible for pogroms

In Ukraine, attacks of fascist gangs on anti-fascists, language and ethnic minorities continue.

Literally on June 20 Lviv resident Inna Ivanochko was attacked by nationalist bandits because she alone defends a monument to Soviet soldiers who fell during the liberation of the city of Lviv from the Nazis.

Ukraine | The war party wants to deprive Donbass of civil rights

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Arsen Avakov, initiated a discussion on the settlement in the Donbass. Avakov is known for close cooperation with Ukrainian Nazis and is one of the leaders of the so-called war party – the most aggressive and uncompromising wing of Kiev regime.

Ukraine | Pregnant activist from Crimea arrested on suspicion of high treason

On April 23 at the border with Crimea Ukrainian border guards detained a Crimean woman Elena Odnovol on suspicion of high treason. Elena Nikolaevna Odnovol (32 years) lives in the Crimean city of Saki and had been pregnant at the moment of her detention.

That day, Elena and her husband went to Ukraine to visit relatives, but she was detained while passing border control. Andrei Odnovol, Elena’s husband, was with his wife at the time of detention, but Ukrainian law enforcers had no complaints against him and he was released.

Germany | Konferenz der Fraktion DIE LINKE im Bundestag: Menschenrechte und Medienfreiheit in der Ukraine

Die Ukraine erlebt seit vier Jahren eine gravierende politische Umbruchsituation. Die wirtschaftliche Situation ist geprägt von steigenden Lebenshaltungskosten, sinkenden Realeinkommen und der Privatisierung zahlreicher zuvor öffentlicher Dienstleistungen. Selbst internationale UnterstützerInnen der aktuellen Regierung in Kiew beklagen eine weiter zunehmende Korruption, KritikerInnen berichten von Drohungen und Einschüchterungsversuchen.