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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 17 and 23 November 2018

обзор The free will of the people is an integral part and a foundation of democracy. This is enshrined in international documents, such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966) and a number of other documents. Thus, Article 21 (3) of the Universal Declaration of Human [...]

Education and living environment for children in Donetsk boarding school No.28 receive positive assessment

1 On 20 November, representatives of the DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Office conducted an inspection of the educational process and of the living conditions in the Donetsk Special General Education Boarding School No.28, which is currently attended by 131 children with special health needs, including 78 children with disabilities. The facility has two blocks: the education [...]

Statement from Daria Morozova prior to Minsk meeting

1-1 On 22 November, the next round of negotiations will take place. To date, we have not received any written response on the formula “174 for 46” announced by Ukrainian politicians in media. We would have received the official position of Kiev regarding the exchange “all confirmed for all confirmed” if Ukrainian authorized representatives had attended [...]

Comment from Daria Morozova on exchange claims by Ukrainian representatives

Darya-Morozova-o-Minskih-soglasheniyah.mp4_20180212_095649.757-300x169 Eleven months after the large-scale exchange of December 27, 2017, the President of Ukraine “remembered” about his citizens. On November 11, following a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, Petro Poroshenko stated that the exchange process must be resumed. I would like to note that the Donetsk People’s Republic has [...]

Statement from Daria Morozova on use of prohibited means and methods of warfare by Armed Forces of Ukraine

красный 2 In violation of the international humanitarian law that prohibits attacks on civilian objects and indiscriminate attacks during military operations, on November 7, the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out an air attack against residential buildings in the village of Staromikhaylovka using an unmanned aerial vehicle, which has been documented. This would hardly be the first [...]

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

1-300x221 The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is annually marked on November 2 in order to focus global attention on an alarming situation that limits the ability of journalists to carry out their work and undermines the right of society to receive reliable information.  This memorable date was established in 2013 by [...]

The overview of the current social and humanitarian situation, within the territory of the Donetsk People`s Republic as a result of hostilities between 27 October and 2 November 2018

обзор   The fight against dissent that began in Ukraine immediately after the coup d'état of 2014 has become an official policy of the state. Politically motivated persecution, as well as that on national, linguistic and religious grounds, numerous violations of human rights and freedoms, have become common practice throughout the country. These problems are particularly [...]

Statement from Daria Morozova on Violent Crimes Report

на фоне флага Public organizations “Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group” and “Shore of Peace” published a report on violent crimes committed in eastern Ukraine in 2014-2018. It should be noted that the Report has an extremely biased and one-sided nature. For example, there is some controversial evidence presented when describing an airstrike against the city of Zugres, which [...]

Education and living environment for children in Donetsk Special Boarding School No.19 receive positive assessment

1 On 30 October, staff of the DPR Ombudsman Office inspected living conditions of students and educational process organized in the Donetsk Special General Education Boarding School No.19. The school is attended by 83 children with visual and hearing impairments, including seven children from the territory temporary controlled by Ukrainian authorities.   Highly qualified specialists who have [...]