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Monday, 16 May, 10:15, 2016

Ms. Aksana Filipishyna: "It is necessary to ensure prevention of participation of children in armed conflict"

It was noted by the Representative of the Commissioner for observance of rights of the child, non-discrimination and gender equality during a round table following results of research on assessment of the situation concerning protection of the rights of teenagers of risk group in Donetsk Region which was conducted by the Danish Council for refugees.

Friday, 13 May, 14:00, 2016

The Regional coordinator of the Commissioner holds under control an issue of protection of the rights of activist of the Russian Federation, the person wishing to be granted a political asylum in Ukraine

On May 9, 2016 at 17:00 the Kyiv human rights activists applied with information to the Regional coordinator of interaction with the public of the Commissioner in the Sumy region Ms. Iryna Bilyk that the public activist from the Russian Federation Mr. Alexander Shelkovenkov famous for participation in the pro-Ukrainian actions in support of Ms. Nadezhda Savchenko, "At first Kyiv, then – Moscow" and anniversary of the Maidan in Ukraine, is more than 5 hours at a check point "Bolshaya Pisarevka" and asks for political asylum.

Thursday, 12 May, 12:30, 2016

Mr. Dmytro Liakh: "The analysis of a situation with observance of the rights of people with disabilities indicates existence of a number of serious problems in this sphere"

It was noted by the Representative of the Commissioner for observance of social-economic and humanitarian rights during the All-Ukrainian conference dedicated to an issue of realization in Ukraine of legislative measures according to standards of the UN Convention on the rights of people with disabilities and recommendations of UN Committee on the rights of people with disabilities, organized by All-Ukrainian organization of disabled people "Union of the organizations of disabled people of Ukraine".

Thursday, 12 May, 12:00, 2016

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska insists on necessity of undertaking of effective measures for suppression of violations of the right for protection of personal data

As it was informed, Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska supported the statement of members of the media who expressed the indignation of fact of publication on the website "Peacekeeper" of personal data of journalists who obtained accreditation in so-called DNR/LNR.

Thursday, 12 May, 10:00, 2016

Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted the Recommendation CM/Rec(2016)5 on Internet freedom

For the purpose of implementation of obligations of Ukraine to the Council of Europe concerning wide dissemination of the documents adopted by CMCE, for possible use in further work we publish the Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe No. CM / Rec (2016)5 on Internet freedom.

Wednesday, 11 May, 17:45, 2016

Mr. Grigory Larionov who is detained in corrective labor prison of the Russian Federation confirmed the facts of tortures

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska received the application from the citizen of Ukraine Mr. Grigory Larionov who serves sentence in corrective labor prison No. 5 of Kirovo-Chepetsk City (Russian Federation) in this application he complained of preventing of his meeting with the representative of the Ukrainian diplomatic mission, a beating from the camp commander of a colony, coercion to refuse the Ukrainian nationality (by his placement in a punishment cell upon insubstantial and illegal accusations), deterioration in a state of his health.