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Thursday, 03 March, 17:14, 2016

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska: "We want to be partners of state authorities and the public for prevention of human rights violations"

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights noted it during the round table dedicated to discussion of the existing state of observance of rights for freedom of peaceful assemblies, in particular, during events on August 31, 2015 near the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and also observance of procedural laws of the detained persons.

Thursday, 03 March, 17:10, 2016

In the Secretariat of the Commissioner a state of observance of the rights of palliative patients was discussed

During the event issues of formation and development of the national preventive mechanism, results of carrying out of monitoring of observance of rights of persons needing palliative care, awareness raising campaign and post-monitoring activity of NPM were discussed.

Wednesday, 02 March, 17:08, 2016

The military personnel serving sentence in the only disciplinary battalion in the country has no access to medical care

It became known during visit of a battalion by monitors of the national preventive mechanism. In the penal battalion among health workers there is only a paramedic. One of convicts complained: "I have a persistent fever and it grows numb in a mouth. I suspect the increased sugar content. The paramedic recommends to visit hospital, but there are no places in a car. Painfully, but I wait".

Wednesday, 02 March, 17:04, 2016

Thanks to intervention of the Commissioner the right of the citizen for judicial protection was restored

In November, 2014 the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights initiated proceeding according to the petition of the resident of the Lugansk Region concerning protection of his right for the appeal of judgment.

Monday, 29 February, 18:06, 2016

Issues of observance of the rights of women, girls for protection against physical and sexual abuse, especially in the East of Ukraine were discussed

The working meeting of the Representative of the Commissioner for observance of the rights of the child, non-discrimination and gender equality Ms. Aksana Filipishyna and the deputy head of the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Olena Smirnova with the Ambassador, OSCE Senior Adviser on Gender Issues Ms. Miroslava Beham and representatives of monitoring mission of the Organization for Safety and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) was held.

Friday, 26 February, 12:16, 2016

The Commissioner initiated a number of actions for search of effective mechanisms of protection of the rights of internally displaced persons

On February 22, 2016 a number of public organizations which are engaged in the rights of internally displaced persons published the public apply including to the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights in this apply it was said that since February 19, 2016 they received petitions from internally displaced persons concerning cancellation of their certificates of registration of internally displaced person in "the automatic mode".