The international human rights organization Human Rights Watch condemned the sanctions on popular Russian social networks in Ukraine and stated that Petro Poroshenko should cancel the ban. This is stated on the website of HRW. “This is another example of the ease with which Poroshenko illegally tries to control public discourse in Ukraine,” said the..
Washington, DC – Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) are leading more than 50 House Republicans and Democrats in pushing for the U.S. Department of State to exert diplomatic pressure on Ukraine and Poland for recent in incidents of state-sponsored Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism. “We urge you to join us and..
Despite Closer European Ties, Kyiv Not Meeting Commitments (Brussels) – The leaders of the European Union should press Ukraine at their summit from 12 to 13 July 2017 to fulfill their human rights obligations, Human Rights Watch reports. The meeting in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev, comes several weeks after Ukraine provided visa-free travel for..
The systematic pressure of the authorities on freedom of speech and on unwanted media, in particular, on the Internet newspaper “Country”, fell on the pages of the US Department of State’s report on human rights in Ukraine. The report was prepared by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. Thus, in section 2, entitled..
The other day the authoritative German edition of Die Welt devoted five pages to the revelations of Alexander Onishchenko about the corruption of Petro Poroshenko. “Country” publishes the full translation of this article. A story about. “Real money is being made in the gas industry,” says Alexander Onischenko. He sits on a low comfortable sofa..
The GPU recognized the massive pressure on judges by law enforcement bodies, which unreasonably open criminal proceedings under Art. 375 of the Criminal Code (Adoption of an unjust decision). This follows from the letter of Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko to the heads of the regional prosecutor’s offices, which was at the disposal of the Judicial..
European Union leaders should press Ukraine at the July 12-13, 2017 summit to fulfill its human rights commitments, Human Rights Watch said in a statement. The meeting in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev, passes several weeks after Ukraine received a visa-free regime for the Ukrainian in the EU countries, to which the government of Ukraine..
Key Findings In 2018, Nations in Transit registered the most score declines in the project’s 23-year history: 19 of the 29 countries had declines in their overall Democracy Scores. For the second year in a row, there are more Consolidated Authoritarian Regimes than Consolidated Democracies. Poland recorded the largest category declines and the second-largest Democracy..