30 August – International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

The UN General Assembly, by its resolution 65/209 of 21 December 2010, expressed serious concern about the increase in the number of enforced or involuntary disappearances worldwide, including arrests, detentions and abductions, and the growing number of reports of harassment, ill-treatment and blackmailing to witnesses of disappearances or relatives of disappeared persons. By the same […]

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Staff of Ombudsman Office inspect detention conditions in DPR penitentiary

Staff of the Ombudsman Office in the Donetsk People’s Republic visited Nikitovskaia Correctional Colony of State Penitentiary Service of the DPR Ministry of Justice. During the visit, human rights defenders inspected the conditions of detention of persons serving sentences and paid special attention to the observance of convicts’ rights by the administration of the correctional […]

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