According to the judge of the European Court, Hanna Yudkivska, 90% of applications from Ukraine are considered unacceptable and are not reviewed in the European Court of Human Rights. This is while Ukraine is one of the leaders in the number of applications.
10 soldiers of ATO appealed to Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union for help. Last year on July Military registration and enlistment office signed a contract for military service in Armed Forces of Ukraine for one month. But they still aren’t dismissed from ATO area.
Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union expresses concern regarding the attempts of the responsible executives of the National Bar Association of Ukraine to bring the director of the Coordination Center for Legal Aid Provision Andriy Vyshnevskyi to disciplinary responsibility for expressing his viewpoint regarding the situation in the Bar.
First of all I would like to give my hearty thanks to respectable lawyers, public organizations, commissioner for human rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and to everyone, who supported my viewpoint and was outraged by the events unfolding around my last month public statement.
We would like to offer you the Briefer#9 of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union for June 2015 issued within USAID Human Rights in Action Program.
Let us bring to your attention the analytical report on the results of UHHRU monitoring visit to border crossing points and points of documents reception and processing for passes issue in the ATO zone.
Ukraine is the European champion by the number of complaints filed with the European Court of Human Rights. The main reason for such an enormous number is non-implementation or improper implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights at the national level.
History is in the making in Ukraine. Since December 2013 Ukraine lived through a revolution, occupation of a part of its territory, anti-terrorist military campaign, economic turmoil and a socio-political crisis. The government of Ukraine assumes that corrupt and disloyal political elites are to be at least partially blamed for the situation in this Eastern European state. According to the authorities some of those who were instrumental supporters of the previous non-democratic regime are still occupying certain positions in the country’s administration.
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