Crimea the “peninsula of fear”

Human rights defenders Tetiana Pechonchyk and Olga Skrypnyk give insights into the dire situation in Crimea and what needs to be done to address it.

This comes amid their advocacy at the United Nations in New York, with HRHF, as they push for a strong resolution on Crimea by the General Assembly – set to be adopted by the end of 2017.

On 27 October, Tetiana Pechonchyk, Human Rights Information Centre (Ukraine), and Olga Skrypnyk, Crimean Human Rights Group, will speak on human rights violations in Crimea in a briefing at the General Assembly. The Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, will provide the opening remarks, and the discussion will be moderated by HRHF’s Head of Advocacy Florian Irminger.

For key points on the situation in Crimea, see the briefing note “Human Rights Violations in Crimea: Ending Impunity.” This was prepared for the UN General Assembly session this autumn by the Crimean Human Rights Group (CHRG), the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union (UHHRU), the Human Rights Information Centre (HRIC), and Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF).



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Конкурс на выкананне працы аналітыка па тэме “Правы чалавека і бізнэс”

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June 19, 2018

Renew mandate of Special Rapporteur on Belarus

In a joint letter, HRHF urges delegations at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC38) to support the renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Belarus.

June 18, 2018

HRHF statement on assembly and association #HRC38

Speaking during a dialogue on the freedoms of association and assembly, Human Rights House Foundation delivered the following statement to the UN Human Rights Council #HRC38.