Ukraine: Blunt force: Torture and police impunity in Ukraine
In 2011, Ukraine celebrates its 20th year of independence from the Soviet Union. While successive governments have made progress in improving the country’s human rights record, they have failed to make Ukraine’s police force accountable under law. According to some estimates, hundreds of thousands of people in Ukraine may be victims of police abuses each year. These abuses are encouraged by a culture of impunity for the police in Ukraine. The government must at last commit to comprehensively reforming the system for overseeing the police.
Choose a language to view report
- Libya: Further information: Professor released after 47 days of abduction: Dr Salem Mohamed Beitelmal
- Sudan: Activists deported from Saudi Arabia detained: Elgassim Mohamed Seed Ahmed, Elwaleed Imam Hassan Taha and Alaa Aldin al-Difana
- USA: Further information: First Ohio execution in three and a half years: Ronald Phillips