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Ukraine’s new charter for oppression

Repressive legislation passed at record speed without discussion in the Ukrainian parliament, must be immediately repealed Repressive legislation passed at record speed without discussion in the Ukrainian parliament, must be immediately repealed, Amnesty International said today.

Ukraine’s new charter for oppression - 17 January 2014

Headline Title:  Ukraine’s new charter for oppression Repressive legislation passed at record speed without discussion in the Ukrainian parliament, must be immediately repealed, Amnesty International said today. Repressive legislation passed at record speed without discussion in the Ukrainian parliament, must be immediately repealed, Amnesty International said. Media Node:  Ukraine Story Location:  Ukraine 47° 44' 39.3036" N, 32° 20' 37.5" E “In passing this law the government is halting any progress Ukraine has made over the past twenty years towards full compliance with its international human rights obligations. It promises a grim future for the entire nation. ” Source:  Heather McGill, Amnesty International’s expert on Ukraine. URL:  Ukraine: Repressive legislation threatens freedom of expression, assembly and association Description:  Public Statement, 17 January 2014

Ukraine. Il faut enquêter sur les violences policières, malgré la grâce accordée aux manifestants

Les violations des droits humains perpétrées contre les manifestants pacifiques lors des rassemblements qui secouent l’Ukraine depuis un mois doivent faire l’objet d’investigations approfondies. Les violations des droits humains perpétrées contre les manifestants pacifiques lors des rassemblements qui secouent l’Ukraine depuis un mois doivent faire l’objet d’investigations approfondies, éc

Ucrania: Deben investigarse las violaciones cometidas por la policía a pesar del indulto de los manifestantes

Las violaciones de los derechos humanos de las personas que han participado pacíficamente en las manifestaciones que han sacudido Ucrania en el último mes deben investigarse exhaustivamente. Las violaciones de los derechos humanos de las personas que han participado pacíficamente en las manifestaciones que han sacudido Ucrania en el último mes deben investigarse exhaustivamente, ha dic

Ukraine: Investigate police violations despite demonstrator pardon

Human rights violations against peaceful participants in the demonstrations that have rocked the Ukraine in the past month must be thoroughly investigated Human rights violations against peaceful participants in the demonstrations that have rocked the Ukraine in the past month must be thoroughly investigated, said Amnesty International in a report pu

Ukraine: Investigate police violations despite demonstrator pardon - 23 December 2013

Headline Title:  Ukraine: Investigate police violations despite demonstrator pardon Human rights violations against peaceful participants in the demonstrations that have rocked the Ukraine in the past month must be thoroughly investigated, said Amnesty International in a report pu Human rights violations against peaceful participants in the demonstrations that have rocked the Ukraine in the past month must be thoroughly investigated Media Node:  ukraine protest Story Location:  Ukraine 48° 57' 35.2188" N, 28° 3' 52.47" E “While those accused of criminal and administrative offences during the protests have been pardoned, it does not absolve the Ukrainian authorities from their responsibility for human rights violations that have taken place over the last month. ” Source:  Heather McGill, Amnesty International’s researcher on Ukraine URL:  “EuroMaydan”: Human rights violations during protests in Ukraine Description:  Report - 23/12/2013

Ucrania: La libertad de reunión, aplastada

La dispersión violenta de los manifestantes concentrados en la plaza de la Independencia (Maidan), en el centro de Kiev, la madrugada del sábado revela un vergonzoso desprecio por el derecho de las personas a manifestarse pacíficamente; así lo ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional. La dispersión violenta de los manifestantes concentrados en la plaza de la Independencia (Maidan), en el centro de Kiev, la madrugada del sábado revela un vergonzoso desprecio por el derecho de las

Ukraine. La liberté de réunion est écrasée

La dispersion violente des manifestants rassemblés sur la place de l’Indépendance (Maïdan) dans le centre de Kiev samedi 30 novembre au matin démontre un profond mépris envers le droit des citoyens de manifester pacifiquement. La dispersion violente des manifestants rassemblés sur la place de l’Indépendance (Maïdan) dans le centre de Kiev samedi 30 novembre au matin démontre un profond mépris envers le droit des cit

Ukraine: Freedom of Assembly crushed - 30 November 2013

Headline Title:  Ukraine: Freedom of Assembly crushed   The violent dispersal of demonstrators on Independence Square (Maidan) in the centre of Kyiv on Saturday morning shows a shameful disregard for the right to peacefully protest said Amnesty International.  Media Node:  Ukraine protests Story Location:  Ukraine 50° 27' 52.1928" N, 30° 29' 52.9692" E “In choosing to violently disperse the demonstration early this morning the Ukrainian authorities are violating the very standards and values towards which they claim to be aspiring” Source:  Heather McGill, Amnesty International Researcher on Ukraine Date:  Sat, 30/11/2013 “I saw them beating people - they were beating people as they fell to the ground. They pushed me to the ground – I saw three of them [riot police]. They beat me and a couple who were near me. Then they picked us up and told us to go away.” Source:  Vasyl Panchenko, an architect from Kyiv Date:  Sat, 30/11/2013 URL:  Ukraine courts the EU abroad but curtails freedoms at home Description:  Blog, 29 November 2013 URL:  With or without EU agreement, Ukraine must eradicate torture Description:  News story, 19 November 2013 URL:  Ukraine and the EU: Time to put people first Description:  Briefing, 19 November 2013 URL:  Ukraine: Police crisis escalates after clash with Kyiv protesters Description:  Press release, 13 July 2013

Ukraine: Freedom of Assembly crushed

The violent dispersal of demonstrators on Independence Square (Maidan) in the centre of Kyiv on Saturday morning shows a shameful disregard for peoples right to peacefully protest said Amnesty International.  

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