On 1 April, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine is to vote on the adoption of the Law ‘On the rights and freedoms of citizens in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine’.
- Arbitrary detention
- Mass detention
- Freedom of speech
- Civil liberties
- Freedom of assembly
- Freedom of association
- Freedom of religion
- Rule of law
- Hate speech and hate crime
- Legal assistance
- Prisoners' rights
- Political prisoners
- Political refugees
- Expulsions and entry bans
- Fair trial
- Political persecution
- Death penalty
- Punitive psychiatry
- Schengen Information System
- COVID-19 pandemic
- Rights of soldiers and veterans
- Humanitarian aid
- International law
- Magnitsky Act
- Attacks on activists
- Selective justice
- Judiciary independence
- Persecution of lawyers
- Polish-Ukrainian relations
- Law enforcement and security services
- Enforced disappearances
- War crimes
On the motion of Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the State Budget for 2014 on 16 January, 2014.
Flags of the Russian Federation are hoisted in all military facilities in the Crimea. Ukrainian servicemen are leaving the territory of the peninsula. Negotiations are also being carried out regarding an unimpeded withdrawal of logistics (including weapons and ships).
On 1 April, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the ‘Kozatskiy’ hotel (1/3 Mikhaylovskaya Street, Kyiv), The Open Dialogue Foundation will host an international conference entitled ‘Lustration: solutions for Ukraine’.
We are deeply concerned over the deterioration of the international reputation of Ukraine connected to the extradition of refugees and prisoners of conscience to countries with a low level of democracy.
Speaking on Polish radio as part of the ‘Muzyczna Jedynka’ programme, the musicians of the Taraka band spoke about helping Ukraine in cooperation with Open Dialogue Foundation.
The city web portal of Świętochłowice has reported on items being collected by the Catholic Youth Society.
Dziennikpolski24.pl informs of the support shown by the Open Dialogue Foundation to five families from Crimea.
The Polish Press Agency publishes a telegraph on the support shown by the Open Dialogue Foundation to Crimean refugees.
The Rzeczpospolita newspaper has reported on lawyers from Siedlce handing over a sum of 2 000 PLN to the Open Dialogue Foundation.
Gazeta Wyborcza has published an article about the mission in support of refugees from Crimea, organised by the ODF.
As a result of the storming of the Ukrainian military unit in Simferopol, a Ukrainian soldier was killed and two soldiers were wounded. According to eyewitnesses, Russian Special Forces were the first to shoot. Armed militants are trying to capture other Ukrainian military units.
Through the law firm ‘Ilyashev and Partners, the Kazakh party submitted to Ukrainian investigators information and personal data of accused parties; written criminal charges and requests for extradition;
On the night of 16 March, 2014, journalist Tatiana Tkachenko was kidnapped in Sevastopol. She is a member of the observation mission organised by the Open Dialogue Foundation in the Crimea.
According to the webpage adwokatura.pl, during the ‘Adwokackie Charytatywne Ostatki Kresowe (Lawyers’ Charitable Borderland Pre-Lent Carnival) in Warsaw over 6 000 PLN was collected in aid of the victims of Kiev’s Maidan.