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Thursday, 18 December, 09:15, 2014

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska: "The state and society have to change cardinally the attitude towards children who got into the trouble with the law"

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights declared this thesis during the presentation of the special report of the national preventive mechanism "Observance of the rights of minors who are in corrective prisons of the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine" prepared by the Kharkiv institute of social researches together with the Secretariat of the Commissioner with assistance of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the European Commission.

Thursday, 18 December, 08:45, 2014

Cooperation between Ombudsman and the Coordination center for providing legal assistance is enlarged

For the purpose of deepening of cooperation between the Commissioner for Human Rights and the Coordination center for providing legal assistance Annex to the Memorandum of cooperation, which was concluded on December 10, 2013, was signed.

Thursday, 18 December, 08:30, 2014

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska: "Results of the carried-out inspection of practical application of new standards of the Criminal Procedure Code demonstrated a number of human rights violations"

Delivering a speech at the international conference "Quality of legal assistance", the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights informed participants of results of carried out within implementation of parliamentary control verification of the application of new standards of the Criminal Procedure Code at an initial stage of pre-judicial investigation, namely: during detention of the persons suspected of commission of crimes without resolution of the investigative judge, court.

Thursday, 18 December, 08:15, 2014

The seminar on increase of level of experts in the sphere of protection of the right for a freedom of conscience was held

The Commissioner for Human Rights together with Representation of the Council of Europe in Ukraine and National association of lawyers of Ukraine held regular seminar for lawyers and human rights activists concerning mechanisms of protection of human rights which this time had thematic emphasis on issues of upholding of the right of citizens for a freedom of conscience.

Thursday, 18 December, 08:00, 2014

Problems which Roma face, aren't in general unique for the Kharkiv Region, though have its specifics

Planned monitoring visit to the Kharkiv Region of employees of the Secretariat of the Commissioner together with representatives of the international and non-governmental organizations, in particular Roma women's fund "Chirikli" and the International Renaissance Foundation was held.

Thursday, 11 December, 23:45, 2014

For information of citizens of Ukraine – inhabitants of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions living in the uncontrollable territory for Ukrainian authorities

Dear compatriots! The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights receives numerous applies of citizens of Ukraine – inhabitants of Donetsk and Lugansk regions living in the territory where public authorities don't carry out temporarily or carry out not in full powers, concerning protection of your constitutional social and economic and humanitarian rights.