Ukraine submitted an official report to the United Nations Human Rights Council within the framework of the Universal Periodic Review. It contains information about the human rights situation in the country during the last four years.
Amnesty International has urged Ukrainian parliamentarians ahead of parliamentary elections on 28 October to commit publicly to addressing police abuse in the country.
Civil society organisations from Ukraine and other countries have agreed to monitor the activities of the Ukrainian government during the country’s chairmanship in the OSCE in 2013.
The Parliament of Ukraine adopted a new draft law, which would ban ‘propaganda of homosexuality’. On October 2, 2012, 289 MPs voted in favour of the draft law 8711.
We, the undersigned members of the Civic Solidarity Platform, urge the Council of Europe, EU institutions and member states and the OSCE to immediately call upon the Ukrainian authorities to put an end to restrictions on freedom of expression and the on-going political interference with the media
On June 8, 2012 in the Cultural-Scientific and Entertainment Center ATMASFERA 360 (the Kyiv Planetarium) an exhibition dedicated to the occasion of the “EURO 2012” UEFA Championship "Human Rights Offside" will open.