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- Reforms in Ukraine
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- Alexandr Pavlov
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- Igor Vinyavskiy
- Muratbek Ketebayev
- Nadiya Savchenko
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- Oleg Sentsov
- Oppression of the opposition
- Rafis Kashapov
- Tatyana Paraskevich
- Ukrainian World
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- Vladimir Kozlov
- Zaure Akpenbetova
- Zinaida Mukhortova
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Members of the European Parliament appeal to Interpol to stop political prosecution of Kazakh dissidents and activists
Members of the EP Mrs Julie Ward, Mrs Marju Lauristin, Mr Tomáš Zdechovský and Mr Tunne Kelam have addressed in a joint letter the Commission for the Control of Interpol’s Files (CCF) and Secretary General of Interpol concerning the abuse of international arrest warrants by Kazakhstani authorities.
EU personal sanctions for the prosecution of Ukrainian citizens: one step closer
On 16 March, 2017, the European Parliament adopted a resolution regarding Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia and the situation in occupied Crimea. The resolution calls on the Russian government to immediately and unconditionally release all Ukrainian political prisoners.
Criminal prosecution of Ukrainian citizens for political reasons in Russia and occupied Crimea
Russian military aggression against Ukraine is accompanied by a large-scale oppression of Ukrainian citizens. More than 60 people have been subjected to criminal prosecution for political reasons. Of these, 45 persons are being held in detention.
About the need for urgent reaction of the European Union to the organised attack against attorneys and people who support political prisoners in occupied Crimea
Searches and arrests, enforced disappearances and beatings, censorship and bans on protests have become an everyday reality in Crimea. Currently, at least 39 people are being held in detention on trumped-up charges.
The case of Vitaliy Buntov: A prisoner who won his case against Russia at the ECHR continues to be subjected to torture
V.Buntov has been repeatedly subjected to torture due to his refusal to withdraw a complaint he filed against FR with the ECHR. Russian authorities deny him medical care and demonstratively threaten him with an extended prison sentence in retaliation for his attempts to defend his rights in the ECHR
Russian whistle-blower Nail Malyutin at risk of extradition from Austria
On 7 December, 2016, the Higher Regional Court of Vienna (Oberlandesgericht Wien) revoked the decision of 29 July, 2015 to approve Malyutin’s extradition to Russia based on charges of incitement to murder. The court now ordered that the case of Malyutin be re-examined.
Appeal of human rights activists of Ukraine and Kazakhstan regarding the inadmissibility of extradition of Tatiana Paraskevich from the Czech Republic
We call upon the Czech authorities to defend Tatiana Paraskevich who has been exposed to persecution as a part of politically motivated case and now faces new threats.