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In Ukraine, there has been a dangerous tendency to deviate from the Maidan slogan “Human rights above all”. This tendency was the subject of the press conference entitled “Three Years After Maidan: Alarm Bells For Human Rights”, held by Human Rights Agenda on 18 July, 2017, at the Ukrainian CMC.
On July 18, 09:30 a.m., in the premises of the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center (2, Khreschatyk St.) a press conference “Three Years After Maidan: Alarm Bells for Human Rights” will take place.
Representatives of the Foundation follow and attend the most important sessions and meetings of the international organizations and institutions in Brussels, Strasbourg, Vienna and Geneva.
Spacerowa Street [which has been nominated for renaming] is located in the immediate vicinity of the Russian Embassy in Warsaw. According to Gazeta Wyborcza, the idea is supported by renowned politicians and activists.
The First Ladies of Poland and Ukraine – Anna Komorowska and Maryna Poroshenko – met, in Kiev, with participants from the Revolution of Dignity and families of the Nebesnaya Sotnya and of other activists who perished during the Maidan protests.
The Ukrainian media reported on the campaign organised jointly by several Ukrainian NGOs, including the Open Dialog Foundation. The people gathered there said a prayer together to commemorate the Maidan victims of February 2014 and pleaded for the ratification of the Rome Statute
The Maidan Library is a social initiative of the Dignity Revolution participants who established it in the Ukrainian House in January 2014. It soon became a major landmark on the Maidan map, a centre of debates and exchanges of ideas.
A year after Euromaidan, the crimes of the Viktor Yanukovych regime are yet to be investigated. The former leadership of the General Prosecutor’s Office should be held accountable for the department’s poor results.
On the Kiev Maidan a manifestation took place on 20 February under the slogan of “Never again”. The people gathered there paid tribute to the memory of the victims of last year’s protests and pleaded for the ratification of the Rome Statute
A year on from the outbreak of protests on the Maidan, Krzysztof Bukowski from the Open Dialog Foundation told TVP Info about the conditions under which the ODF carried out its mission in the streets of Kiev.
Precisely one month prior to the presidential elections in Ukraine, on a beach in Wilanów, a charity concert “Wilanów – Majdan. A Common Cause” was held on 25th April, with Polish and Ukrainian bands performing on stage.
A journalist, Serhiy Lefter, disappeared on 16 April 2014 in Slovyansk, Donetsk Oblast.Lefter was in Slovyansk since 14 April as Open Dialog Foundation correspondent, within our observation mission.
Russian special forces provoke a large-scale military conflict in Europe
For an international investigation commission in Ukraine.
The Open Dialog Foundation, in collaboration with Collegium Civitas, organised a meeting entitled ‘The EuroMaidan – leave your mark’.
A summary of the activities of the Open Dialog Foundation in Ukraine and the opening of the “Ukrainian World” centre were the themes of the press conference “#MyZWami” (we with you), held in Warsaw on 7th April 2014.
Wysokie Obcasy, the Gazeta Wyborcza supplement, contains an article about the help for Maidaners provided by Ukrainian women living in Poland.
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 Dialog Foundation.
The city web portal of Świętochłowice has reported on items being collected by the Catholic Youth Society.
The Rzeczpospolita newspaper has reported on lawyers from Siedlce handing over a sum of 2 000 PLN to the Open Dialog Foundation.
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.
Podaj Rękę Ukrainie album by Tarak i Przyjaciele will be released on March 18. All the income from the sales of the CD will be transferred, via Open Dialog Foundation, to the families of revolution victims”, muzyka.wp.pl portal announces.
The Ukrainian revolution that began as a peaceful rally in support of the country’s European integration (the EuroMaidan), and later transformed into massive anti-government protests, resulted in an armed clash between protesters and police officers.
Co jest grane, the Gazeta Wyborcza supplement, has invited Varsovians to a concert organised by the Open Dialog Foundation at the Proxima club.
The web portal wprost.pl has published information about the concert organised by the Open Dialog Foundation, which is to take place on March 13 in the Warsaw club Proxima.
The Money.pl web portal has reported on the reopening of the Information Centre for citizens of Ukraine in Warsaw (Nowy Świat street, 63).
Życie Warszawy web portal has invited its readers to an event organised by the Open Dialog Foundation.
On February 27, Money.pl service published an article about the means employed by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and NGOs in helping injured and aggrieved participants of Euromaidan.
Gazeta.pl has published an article on the ways of supporting Ukrainians.
The internet service Wirtualna Polska has published a list of activities in support of Ukraine, informing, among other things, about the fund raising conducted by the Open Dialog Foundation.
The Internet service onet.pl has reported on money being collected by the Open Dialog Foundation.
Interia.pl service has reported on the activities of collecting money and useful items. The activities are conducted by, among others, Open Dialog Foundation.
Krzysztof Bukowski from the Open Dialog Foundation talked about Ukraine on Monday on TVN 24‘s Biznes i Świat TV channel in ‘Dzień na rynkach’ (‘A day at the markets’) programme.
The Open Dialog Foundation has transferred $10,000 for the treatment of Maidan activist, Аndrey Zhupnik, whose hand was blown off by a grenade.
Polish radio Jedynka has broadcast a programme about the gestures of solidarity with Ukrainian people.
The culture.pl web portal has described the campaign of supporting Ukraine organised by independent musicians.
Thanks to the Open Dialogue Foundation, anyone willing to join the Ukrainian civil society can do so. The NGO.pl portal has published 4 points describing how the protesters at EuroMaidan can be helped through the Foundation.
18.02.2014 clashes between the protesters and the police started again. Dozens of people have been killed, more than a thousand wounded. Hospitals are overcrowded with injured people. The authorities took advantage of the ceasefire: they mobilised their resources to solve the conflict by force.
As during previous clashes on Independence Square, on 30 November, 2013, and on 1 December, 2013, near the Presidential Administration of Ukraine, numerous violations of rights of third parties and journalists, were recorded during the events on Hrushevskoho Street which began on 19 January, 2014.
The Open Dialog Foundation is giving everyone who wants to help the civil society of Ukraine an opportunity to contribute.
The calmness on the barricades, which has lasted for the past few days, may soon cease.
Mass anti-government protests have spread into most regions of Ukraine.
– Let’s send a strong signal from Warsaw that we support the peaceful protests of Ukrainians, show our solidarity with them, let’s meet today at 17 on The Constitution Square – say the organizers of the manifestation.
Protesters in Kyiv need medicines, dressing materials and cosmetics. “In Warsaw, the Open Dialogue Foundation is organizing a collection of pharmaceuticals, and on Thursday, on the Constitution Square, it will organize a demonstration of solidarity with the protesters.
Ukrainians who protest at Majdan are particularly in need of common cold medicine, analgesics, and drugs supporting digestive system. During the manifestations many people were injured, so it is worth bringing bandages and various types of dressing materials – we read on the NaszeMiasto portal.
The group includes students, journalists, lawyers and one unemployed. Poles and Ukrainians. Nine volunteers set off from Warsaw to Kyiv on Saturday. They want to help Ukrainians. The care, at least the organizational one, was taken over by the Open Dialogue Foundation.
Who are the protesters on Ukraine’s Maidan? Do they believe in victory? By what means are the authorities striving to prevent an escalation of the protests?
“Berkut – the Ukrainian militia units, adds another dark chapter to its history, with their goals becoming doctors. “The protagonist of Onet reporters, who are in Ukraine, has been the victim of Berkut’s attack. In a video report he tells us that the gunshot fired at him is the one to shoot to anima
On 22nd January, the streets of Kiev saw a march to commemorate the first victims of the Maidan protests – which was reported by Ukrainian media.
The clashes between the law enforcement units and protesters resulted in the death of 3 to 5 people, according to different sources.
The point of no return for Ukraine: failure to sign the agreement with the EU and oppression of civil protesters and journalists discredited Ukrainian authorities
The concept of the mission is based on the conviction of the need for a transition from moral and symbolic support to specific actions.
The first batch of humanitarian aid was delivered on December 30th 2013 to the “Centre for civil freedoms” (Centr Grazhdanskih Svobod) community organisation with the aim of supporting the works of the “Ozon” public monitoring group and the “Evromaydan SOS” hotline.
Recently, the stage of Kiev’s Euromaidan welcomed two musical groups from Poland – Metka and The Stylacja. And now… on New Year’s Eve – Kiev will be filled with the guitar sounds of Neil Taylor himself!
Yanukovych’s partners should spend their holidays in Minsk and Almaty, and not in Milan and Sardinia: Ukrainian journalists wrote in an article for Bloomberg
For a long time I could not understand what associations I had with the Maidan. This is not a revolution, not unrest, and – for sure – not Bolotnaya. Not ‘occupation’. This is not a war. And this is not a protest as such, in its pure form.
The court ruled to apply the measure of restraint in the form of arrest for 2 months against Andrey Dzyndza, who was detained in connection with the events which took place near the Presidential Administration of Ukraine on 1 December, 2013.
Dozens of journalists and protesters were ruthlessly beaten by special forces ‘Berkut’. Several medical volunteers were also subjected to battery. Below, the Open Dialog Foundation presents a list of victims.
On 21 November, 2013, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine passed a resolution suspending the process of preparation for the conclusion of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, the European Atomic Energy Community, and their Member States