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Wednesday, 20 May, 17:01, 2015

We draw attention of internally displaced persons, the Government of Ukraine prolonged the term of payment of the monetary aid for covering expenses concerning accommodation

On April 23, 2015 the amendments came into force made by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 31.03.2015. No. 212 in the Order of providing the monthly address aid to persons who move from temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and districts of carrying out anti-terrorist operation, for covering expenses concerning accommodation, including, for payment of housing-and-municipal services, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved by the Resolution of 01.10.2014. No. 505 which, in particular, foresees extension of term of payment of this monetary assistance to internally displaced persons for the following six-months term.

Tuesday, 19 May, 16:59, 2015

Thanks to intervention of the Commissioner the right of the citizen for lawful stay in Ukraine is restored

On February 28, 2014 the citizen Ts. applied to the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights concerning illegal actions of the State Migration Service of Ukraine (SMS), namely: violation of her right for a freedom of movement and the right for lawful stay in the territory of Ukraine.

Tuesday, 19 May, 16:58, 2015

Mr. Dmytro Lyakh: "The draft law on introduction of accumulative system of obligatory state pension insurance is imperfect"

The Representative of the Commissioner for Human Rights for observance of social-economic and humanitarian rights declared this thesis during a meeting of the round table organized by the Federation of trade unions of Ukraine. He drew attention of representatives of the Ministry of Social Policy and the Pension Fund of Ukraine that some provisions of the draft Law of Ukraine "On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine concerning introduction of accumulative system of obligatory state pension insurance and the uniform principles of pensions accounting" contain potential risks of violations of constitutional rights of the person.

Tuesday, 19 May, 12:08, 2015

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska: "The next anniversary of deportation of the Crimean Tatar people reminds and warns"

"71 years ago the Crimean Tatar people endured one of the biggest tragedies in the history. Within three days (from May 18 till May 20, 1944) according to the decision of the State committee of defense of the USSR divisions of People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs moved from the Crimea to Uzbekistan and Caucasus, to Siberia and Urals nearly 200 thousands Crimean Tatars. Thus, during compulsory deportation practically every second representative of the Crimean Tatar people was lost.

Monday, 18 May, 12:10, 2015

The report of human rights defense activists "Human rights in Ukraine 2014" - a striking example of effective cooperation of the public and Office of the Ombudsman

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska declared this thesis after publication of the report "Human rights in Ukraine 2014" 74 experts of human rights organizations from all regions of Ukraine took part in its preparation. According to her, the report provides a professional assessment of observance by the state of human rights in the conditions of armed conflict, an economic crisis and large-scale processes of reforming and is essential addition to the Annual report of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights on the observance of human and citizen's rights and freedoms.

Wednesday, 13 May, 14:07, 2015

Mr. Yuriy Bielousov: "The main reason of danger for persons who are in places of detention in the East of Ukraine – self-removal of the leadership of bodies of the central executive power"

The Representative of the Commissioner – the head of Department for realization of the national preventive mechanism focused attention on this issues of participants of a briefing "Places of detention in the anti-terrorist operation zone: problems of evacuation and safety of people in front-line Mariupol" which was held in the Crisis media center.