UN recommends Ukraine grant amnesty to certain convicts amid COVID-19 pandemic The mission concerned over reports on the lack of respect for COVID-19 prevention and mitigation measures in the Ukrainian penitentiary system.
16:55, 22 September 2020
UN: 450 cases of torture recorded in Belarus since protests begin The experts also received reports of violence against women and children, including sexual abuse.
21:45, 01 September 2020
UN condemns violent crackdown on Belarus protests Reports are coming of "unnecessary and excessive force" police have been using.
00:30, 13 August 2020
EU demands probes into reported torture of Ukrainian hostages in occupied Donbas The EU expects Russia to exert its influence over controlled armed formations in Donbas to achieve a peaceful solution to the crisis.
14:45, 27 March 2020
Ukraine's FM calls on UN to multiply efforts toward release of Ukrainian political prisoners The top diplomat has called on the UN Human Rights Council to step up efforts to have Russia cease violations of rights of those living in the occupied territories.
19:50, 24 February 2020
UN urges "DPR/LPR" to allow international observers to visit held persons OHCHR operations in territory controlled by 'Donetsk people's republic' and 'Luhansk people's republic' have been substantively restricted since June 2018.
16:40, 12 December 2019
UN says at least 3,344 people killed since start of Donbas war The number of injured civilians is estimated to exceed 7,000, it said.
15:40, 12 December 2019
Ukraine protests visit of Russian propagandists to UN forum The mission told that persons claiming to be representing Crimea must not be accredited at UN events as part of Russian or any other delegation but that of Ukraine.
10:40, 29 November 2019
UN reports on number of Ukrainians in Crimea forced to serve in Russian army Russia-controlled courts in the occupied peninsula convicted 29 persons for "draft evasion".
18:30, 17 September 2019
Eight civilians killed, 60 injured in Donbas over three months – OHCHR It is a 51.1% increase compared with the previous reporting period of February 16 to May 15, 2019.
16:27, 17 September 2019
Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia could be considered POWs – OHCHR Ukrainian crew members are protected by the Third Geneva Convention.
11:32, 13 March 2019
RFE/RL: Death toll up to 13,000 in Ukraine conflict, says UN rights office OHCHR estimates the total number of people wounded at 27,500 to 30,000, including 7,000 to 9,000 civilians.
12:45, 27 February 2019
OHCHR documents 81 cases of human rights violations in Russian-occupied Crimea Seven cases were recorded when victims were ill-treated and sometimes tortured as punishment or way to extort "confessions."
11:53, 14 September 2018
OHCHR report: Hostages released from detention in Donbas subjected to torture OHCHR documented 115 cases of credible allegations of unlawful or arbitrary detention, torture, ill-treatment and/or sexual violence committed on both sides of the contact line.
16:20, 19 March 2018
OHCHR reports 544 conflict-related civilian casualties in Donbas since Jan 1 <p>The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has reported 544 conflict-related civilian casualties in Donbas from January 1 to November 15, according to the Office's update on the human rights situation in Ukraine. </p>
23:58, 12 December 2017
UN human rights mission concerned about "death penalties" in occupied Donbas <p>Head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine Fiona Frazer says the Mission is concerned about the practice of death penalties in the militant-controlled areas of Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent.</p>
16:20, 12 December 2017
UN mission says bill on Donbas lacks clarity on human rights protection <p>Head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine Fiona Frazer says the draft law on Donbas lacks clarity as to the framework for the protection of human rights and freedoms.</p>
14:40, 12 December 2017
Access to education in Ukrainian, Crimean Tatar languages restricted in occupied Crimea - OHCHR <p>The introduction of Russian Federation education standards has limited the right of ethnic Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars to education in their native language, says the report by Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights titled “Situation of human rights in the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine).”</p>
20:30, 25 September 2017
UN reports 26 civilians killed in Donbas in May-August <p>The UN monitoring mission in May-August recorded the deaths of 26 civilians in Donbas, while another 135 people were wounded, according to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).</p>
11:53, 12 September 2017