The list of Ukrainian citizens who have been subjected to politically motivated criminal prosecution by Russia’s law enforcement bodies in the years 2014-2016

The list of Ukrainian citizens who have been subjected to politically motivated criminal prosecution by Russia’s law enforcement bodies in the years 2014-2016

05.10.2016

Since the beginning of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, at least 43 Ukrainian citizens have been illegally prosecuted for political reasons on the part of the Russian law enforcement agencies. Of them 6 have been released, 30 are still held in detention facilities or prisons.

‘Hostages of the Kremlin’: increase of the number of Ukrainian political prisoners in the Russian Federation and the illegally occupied Crimea

‘Hostages of the Kremlin’: increase of the number of Ukrainian political prisoners in the Russian Federation and the illegally occupied Crimea

30.09.2016

On Friday 23 September, 2016, the Open Dialog Foundation and the Center for Civil Liberties organized an OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting side-event on Ukrainian political prisoners in the Russian Federation and the illegally occupied Crimea.

OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting side-event on ‘Hostages of the Kremlin’

OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting side-event on ‘Hostages of the Kremlin’

30.09.2016

On Friday 23 September, 2016, the Open Dialog Foundation and the Center for Civil Liberties organized an OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting side-event on Ukrainian political prisoners in the Russian Federation and the illegally occupied Crimea.

The case of Tatiana Paraskevich: Through misuse of the EU’s justice system, Kazakhstan’s lobbyists seek to have Paraskevich’s asylum status revoked

The case of Tatiana Paraskevich: Through misuse of the EU’s justice system, Kazakhstan’s lobbyists seek to have Paraskevich’s asylum status revoked

14.09.2016

Kazakhstan exerts illegal and political influence on Ukraine and Russia in the framework of the criminal case against Mukhtar Ablyazov and Tatiana Paraskevich. The Czech Republic refused to extradite Paraskevich, however, Ukraine and Russia re-submitted similar requests for her extradition.

After almost five years, Aleksandr Orlov was released from the Ukrainian detention centre

After almost five years, Aleksandr Orlov was released from the Ukrainian detention centre

27.05.2016

While Ukraine welcomed the pilot Nadia Savchenko, freed from the Russian prison, the Odessa court, where the trial of journalist Aleksandr Orlov have been pending for more than 4 years, issued a decision to release the Polish citizen from custody.

The anniversary of the shooting: ‘The Zhanaozen list’ should end the impunity of perpetrators, guilty of torture and oppression

The anniversary of the shooting: ‘The Zhanaozen list’ should end the impunity of perpetrators, guilty of torture and oppression

16.12.2015

Four years ago, on 16 December, 2011, in the Kazakh city of Zhanaozen, riot police opened fire with live ammunition on the backs of unarmed oil workers, who had been protesting for higher wages and better working conditions for seven months.

Report: Political persecution of Syrym Shalabayev

Report: Political persecution of Syrym Shalabayev

14.09.2015

Syrym Shalabayev, a relative of the Kazakh opposition politician Mukhtar Ablyazov, requests that Lithuania grants him political asylum and protection against extradition.

Report: Analysis of documents in the case of Ablyazov

Report: Analysis of documents in the case of Ablyazov

11.09.2015

Kazakhstan is orchestrating the Ukrainian and Russian investigations in the case of an opposition politician and applies illegal lobbying mechanisms in Europe.

Report: France should not allow the deadly rendering of the Kazakh oppositionist

Report: France should not allow the deadly rendering of the Kazakh oppositionist

15.05.2015
1. Introduction The political context of the case of Mukhtar Ablyazov has been repeatedly referred to in the statements of human rights organisations, members of the European Parliament and the PACE. Russia and Ukraine are not safe countries for extradition as these countries do not guarantee the right to a fair trial or adequate conditions […]
International community calls on France to prevent extradition of opposition politician Mukhtar Ablyazov

International community calls on France to prevent extradition of opposition politician Mukhtar Ablyazov

16.04.2015
Since his arrest on the basis of a ‘red notice’, Mukhtar Ablyazov has already spent nearly two years in different detention facilities in France. Now, as the extradition trials have come to an end, the fate of the famous Kazakh oppositionist will depend on a decision by the French government.
Open Dialog Foundation Submission: UPR of Kazakhstan – October 2014

Open Dialog Foundation Submission: UPR of Kazakhstan – October 2014

28.10.2014
Since Kazakhstan’s last Universal Periodic Review, the situation regarding human rights has deteriorated. Kazakhstan’s government has failed to implement many of the reform commitments to which it agreed.