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Thursday, 01 September, 09:15, 2016

Mr. Iryna Kushnir: "Ensuring introduction of amendments to the current legislation on access to public information – among priorities of the Commissioner"

The Representative of the Commissioner for observance of the right for information declared this thesis during a round table "Combination of efforts of the public and Ombudsman for control of observance "the rights to know" in Ukraine", organized by the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights together with the Center of political studios and analytics "Eidos" with assistance of the UNDP in Ukraine and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

Tuesday, 30 August, 17:15, 2016

Employees of the Office of Ombudsman and the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine carried out a joint visit to the Kiev pre-trial detention center

On August 26, 2016 employees of Department for realization of the national preventive mechanism of the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights together with employees of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine carried out a visit to the Kiev pre-trial detention center of department of the State penitentiary service of Ukraine in Kyiv and Kyiv region.

Tuesday, 30 August, 16:00, 2016

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska insists on verification of conditions of detention and state of health of Mr. Ilmi Umerov

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska applied to the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ms. Tatyana Moskalkova with a request to undertake measures for the purpose of visit of the citizen of Ukraine Mr. Ilmi Umerov in lunatic asylum in Simferopol, to verify conditions of his detention and the state of health, and also provision to him of necessary medical care.

Monday, 29 August, 17:45, 2016

The Prime Minister of Ukraine entrusted to examine a situation concerning 32 healthcare institutions which are recommended to be financed by local budgets

The Prime Minister of Ukraine Mr.Volodymyr Groysman entrusted the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine to consider information mentioned in the letter of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights and to inform of results of its consideration.

Monday, 29 August, 15:30, 2016

Any discrimination on the grounds of an ethnic origin while exercising the rights and freedoms of the person is inadmissible

It is stated in inquiries of the Representative of the Commissioner for observance of the rights of the child, nondiscrimination and gender equality Ms. Aksana Filipishyna which were sent today, on August 29, 2016, to the head of the Odessa Region State Administration and chairman of Loshchinovka village council. The Representative of the Commissioner applied to the mentioned officials with the requirement to undertake all feasible measures for settlement of the interethnic conflict in the village of Loshchinovka with observance of principle of nondiscrimination.

Friday, 19 August, 15:30, 2016

Crimean human rights group: "The lawyer of Mr. Yevgen Panov can't visit the client in the Crimea"

The brother of Mr. Yevgen Panov, who was detained in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Mr. Igor Kotelyanets informed the Crimean human rights group of that. He noted that for protection of the rights of Mr. Yevgen Panov, the family signed the agreement with the lawyer to represent his interests in the Crimea. However the lawyer can't meet already several days with the client.