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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, [...]

“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 [...]

Representatives of DPR Ombudsman Office visit Amvrosyevka boarding school No.4

2 On 5 February, Representatives of the DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Office conducted an inspection of the educational process and living conditions in Amvrosyevka boarding school No.4. Currently, 179 orphans and children deprived of parental care attend the school. There are a library, an ethnographic museum and a museum devoted to A.S. Pushkin, a medical unit, [...]

DPR and LPR to transfer pre-conflict detainees to Kiev

orig-1549529288-1024x576 The next group of common prisoners sentenced before the conflict in Donbass will soon be transferred to Ukraine, Human Rights Ombudsman Daria Morozova told to a correspondent of the Federal News Agency. “The transfer of convicts to Ukraine is scheduled to be held shortly,” she said. “Those are common prisoners sentenced before the conflict. Under [...]

Education and living environment for children in Boarding School No.36 receive positive assessment from inspectors

17 Representatives of the DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Office carried out an inspection of the educational process and living conditions in the Makeevka Special General Education Boarding School No.36. Currently, 130 children (grades 1 to 9) with mental underdevelopment attend the school. It has at its disposal four buildings that are properly heated and have all [...]

Comment from Daria Morozova on prisoner exchange

QjBUsJ7TS84 On 19 December peace negotiations in Minsk took place. The Ukrainian side continues to sabotage the POWs exchange process, making unjustified demands again and again. Such a destructive position, as well as the light-minded attitude of the official representatives of Kiev, who allow themselves to ignore or to be late for meetings of the Humanitarian [...]

We continue to press for exchange to take place on 27 December under “all confirmed for all confirmed” formula – Daria Morozova (video)

кр For 11 months, the Ukrainian side has not shown any results regarding the prisoner exchange. DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Daria Morozova claimed this today, December 10th, as reported by a correspondent of the DPR official website. “As far back as January 15th, 2018, after the first stage of prisoner exchange of December 27th, 2017, we [...]