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Representatives of Ombudsman Office attend session of DPR People’s Council

logo1 With the view to improving the current legislation in human and civil rights and freedoms by the Ombudsman, on 8 February 2019 representatives of the DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Office attended a regular plenary meeting of the spring session of the DPR People’s Council of the second convocation. At the meeting, deputies discussed a number [...]

The overview of the current social and humanitarian situation, within the territory of the Donetsk People`s Republic as a result of hostilities between 2 and 8 February 2019

обзор International humanitarian law regulates relations between states in armed conflict in order to limit the use of means and methods of warfare and to avoid civilian casualties or to minimize them. International humanitarian law prohibits attacks on civilian objects during military operations. Armed units of Ukraine violate the basic provisions of the 1949 Geneva Convention, [...]

Donetsk to demand Ukraine stop persecution of DPR citizens’ relatives at Minsk talks

2 On 13 February, the Donetsk People’s Republic will raise the issue of safety of relatives of a DPR serviceman at the meeting of the Humanitarian Subgroup in Minsk, according to DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Daria Morozova. “We organized meetings with representatives of international organizations – UN, OSCE and the ICRC. We asked them to document [...]

“Mother had blood stroke, dad’s paralysed”: DPR servicemen’s families under SSU pressure

682-1024x682 Psychological pressure, blackmail and death threats – to name but a few methods the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) is using against Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen’s families living in Kiev-held territory. People’s Militia serviceman Eduard Klypa spoke at a press conference in Donetsk about new facts of intimidation and the consequences. The SSU attempted to [...]