Category Archives: Repression

UN calls on Russia to stop tortures and lift ban on Mejlis activities in Crimea

The UN calls on the Russian Federation to comply with the absolute prohibition of torture and to lift the ban on independent media and the activities of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people. This is stated in the third report of the UN Secretary-General on the human rights situation in Crimea, entitled “Situation of human rights in the Autonomous

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Ukraine launches free consultancy to help find info on victims of Soviet repressions

To mark the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repression, the Sectoral State Archives of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory (UINM) has opened a Consultation Center providing information about victims of political repression. Source: website of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory with a direct quote from Ihor Kulyk, Director of the Sectoral State Archives “The Holodomor

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