An application in the interests of Ukrainian soldiers, who are held captive by terrorists, was filed to the European Court of Justice with the support of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union.
Today the meeting of mothers concerning decrease of the childbirth benefit and cancellation of the maternity benefit took place nearby the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Mothers are indignant at actions of the state related to saving money namely on children and not on deputies and officials and they demand to give them back that payoffs.
One of the main principles of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union is transparency and openness. Every year we publish a report describing what we have achieved, what difficulties we have faced and what we have done to overcome them, as well as how we help people and, of course, by what means he organization exists. Here is the organization’s report for the previous year.
The main purpose of the visit was to check the information about the Ukrainian National Guard soldiers allegedly shooting the wounded fighters of the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk, as well as about the shelling of a hospital during the military action in Krasny Lyman.
Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union (UHHRU) appealed to the European Court of Human Rights on the occasion of the abduction and torture of hostages by mercenaries in Slovyansk.
The organization hopes that the court will establish the involvement of militarists of the Russian Federation in the kidnapping, the government of which will be obliged to pay the compensation to victims.
Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union has received the letter from the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine with explanation for interruption of pay-out of the maternity benefit for child up to the age of three years since July 1, 2014.
We, the representatives of Ukrainian human rights organizations, appeal to the foreign diplomatic missions in Ukraine with a request to account for the position of the civil society regarding human rights situation in Ukraine when considering and adopting the resolution on Ukraine by the UN Human Rights Council.
Ukrainian case of beating protesters from 21th of November 2013 till 22th of February 2014 has good prospects in the International Criminal Court (ICC). This was stated by representatives of the ICC founding organization, the International Federation for Human Rights*.
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