Visually handicapped person of the first category, Kyiv citizen H. P., won a lawsuit against the construction firm “Capital Realty Ltd.” which fraudulently aimed at selling her the partially constructed apartment
In this case, an issue of responsibility of Russia for separatists’ acts in the ATO area is raised for the first time. The case integrates 5 cases containing, in particular, complaints regarding freedom from torture, illegal capture and infringement of the right to life.
As it has become known to the UHHRU from its own sources, the system of free legal assistance in the occupied territories has completely ceased functioning.
USAID program «Human Rights in Effect», being introduced by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, conducted the press-conference concerning the adoption by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of the Discrimination Regulation No. 79 on March 4, 2015 touching upon the questions on formalization and issuance of the Registration Certificates for persons displaced from the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine or ATO areas.
Summing up, a conclusion can be drawn about the lack of efficient mechanism of UN Committees decisions enforcement in Ukraine, which often causes the actual defiance of decisions made by these international agencies.
Purpose of a visit: assessment of the situation in the field of children’s rights, gathering of facts about the crimes committed against children who were in the ATO zone and displaced to the safer regions (involvement in hostilities, abuse, forcing them to work, etc.).
Human rights defenders assert: numerous questions arise with respect to Zhovten Cinema arson investigation. In particular, there is a question why law enforcers are not willing to recognize the obvious: the crime has been committed on the basis of hatred. And, probably, not just the detainees, but also a specific organization which won’t stop at this arson, stand behind it.
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