Press releases

All press releases
Wednesday, 22 March, 15:26, 2017

Statement of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska at the 34th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council during adoption of the report on Ukraine

On 17 March, 2017, twelve Ukrainian nationals, sentenced to different terms of imprisonment, were transferred from penitentiary institutions located on the temporary occupied territory of Crimea to the mainland of Ukraine. It became possible due to joint efforts of the Ombudspersons of Ukraine and Russian Federation.

Friday, 17 March, 14:00, 2017

12 Ukrainian prisoners were transferred from the temporary occupied territory of Crimea to the mainland of Ukraine

On 17 March, 2017, twelve Ukrainian nationals, sentenced to different terms of imprisonment, were transferred from penitentiary institutions located on the temporary occupied territory of Crimea to the mainland of Ukraine. It became possible due to joint efforts of the Ombudspersons of Ukraine and Russian Federation.

Tuesday, 28 February, 10:15, 2017

The Commissioner keeps under control the situation concerning violation of the rights of the child with disability and his family

During monitoring of observance of the principle of nondiscrimination in all spheres of the public relations, carried out by employees of the Secretariat of the Commissioner, on social network Facebook the publication of February 19, 2017 concerning violation of the rights of the child with disability and his family was revealed.

Monday, 27 February, 11:00, 2017

In the Ombudsman's Office a situation in the sphere of mental health in Ukraine was discussed

"I am convinced that results of a research which we discuss today will become a basis for elaboration of recommendations to the Government of Ukraine and public to improve a situation with protection of the rights of wards of psychoneurological boarding schools", – the deputy Head of the Secretariat of the Commissioner Ms.Olena Smirnova noted during the expert discussion "Studying of a situation in the sphere of mental health" within the project which is carried in Ukraine with assistance of Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Friday, 24 February, 15:15, 2017

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska: "Having created the efficient mechanism of implementation of the right to a strike, we will be able to develop trade-union movement in Ukraine according to the highest international standards"

Such belief was expressed by the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights during the meeting with representatives of public organization “Labor initiatives” and the center “Solidarnost” within the campaign "Solidarity against Corruption".

Friday, 24 February, 14:45, 2017

The Crimean human rights group prepared the Monitoring overview of a situation with observance of human rights in the Crimea for January, 2017

The Crimean Human Rights Group (CHRG) – an initiative of representatives of human rights organizations which purpose is assistance to observance and human rights protection in the Crimea by attracting broad attention to human rights problems and international humanitarian law in the territory of the Crimean peninsula.