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Appeal for release of Crimean human rights lawyer

The persecution of Crimean Tatars and human rights defenders has been expanding to arrests of the human rights lawyers that defend their rights. Crimean Tatar lawyer Emil Kurbedinov and his client Crimean Tatar activist Seyran Saliev, now released, were arrested and detained for 10 days and 12 days respectively. 27 Jan 2017 »

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Educational Human Rights House Chernihiv

The House was bought in January 2014, in the middle of the Euromaidan protests and just ahead of restrictive laws being adopted on freedom of assembly and association. Still, amid this chaos, the founders established the House that year, and included organisations from across Ukraine. 15 Dec 2016 »

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International attention on Crimea human rights must lead to action

HRHF is appalled by the human rights situation in Crimea, and by the constant harassment and persecution of journalists and human rights defenders. Crimea is currently on the agenda at the UN Human Rights Council and the General Assembly. This attention is welcome, but it must translate into action. 13 Dec 2016 »

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Crimea: Distressing Human Rights Situation Needs International Attention

Three Ukrainian human rights NGOs and the Human Rights House Foundation call on the UN General Assembly to address the human rights situation in Crimea, which has seriously deteriorated since Russia annexed the peninsula in March 2014. 01 Nov 2016 »

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Murder of Pavel Sheremet raises level of attacks on journalists in Ukraine

Journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed in a car bomb attack in Kyiv on 20 July 2016. His murder follows recent attacks on journalists and a climate in which journalists and media are discredited and in some cases vilified for their work. 28 Jul 2016 »

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