Contents tagged with human rights advocates

  • Sentsov‘s lawyer delivers to Russian authorities his mother's plea for his pardon

    The lawyer of the Ukrainian political prisoner Oleh Sentsov, Dmitry Dinze, delivered to the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District territory pardon commission Sentovov mother’s petition to pardon her son, Hromadske  reports with reference to Sentsov's sister Natalia Kaplan.

    According to Kaplan, at first, the petition to pardon Sentsov was sent to the Presidential Administration of Russia who did not respond at all, though they promised to consider it.

    At the same time, Kaplan doubts the …

  • Ukraine has simplified the entry procedure into Crimea for lawyers and human rights advocates

    On Wednesday, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine amended the order of entry to the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and exit from it, which simplified the mechanism for crossing the administrative border for human rights advocates and representatives of independent human rights missions, as reported by the Ministry of Temporary Occupied Territories of Ukraine.

    The resolution states that in order to cross the administrative border with the temporarily occupied territory, the human …