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The deaths of Ukrainian soldiers in Russian captivity: the MIHR analysis presented
Analytics
The deaths of Ukrainian soldiers in Russian captivity: the MIHR analysis presented

The purpose of the analysis is to emphasize the improper detention of Ukrainians in Russian captivity and the problems with ensuring their rights and bringing to justice those responsible for torture.

22 February 2024

“When talking about what the Russians have done in Ukraine, we must call a spade a spade” — MEP Petras Auštrevičius at the MIHR`s event in Brussels
Advocacy
“When talking about what the Russians have done in Ukraine, we must call a spade a spade” — MEP Petras Auštrevičius at the MIHR`s event in Brussels

On the eve of the anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the Media Initiative for Human Rights held its second special event in the European Parliament dedicated to the issue of releasing civilian hostages. The event was initiated and moderated by Petras Auštrevičius, MEP of the Renew Europe group, a Lithuanian politician working hard to support Ukraine.

21 February 2024

Joint postion of the organizations of “Ukraine. 5AM” Coalition on the tenth anniversary of the beginning  of the Russian armed aggression against Ukraine
Advocacy
Joint postion of the organizations of “Ukraine. 5AM” Coalition on the tenth anniversary of the beginning  of the Russian armed aggression against Ukraine

For ten years, Ukraine has been in a whirlwind of upheavals, starting with the events of the […]

20 February 2024

Stories of Ukrainians who survived the occupation, abduction, and torture were told in The Hague
Advocacy
Stories of Ukrainians who survived the occupation, abduction, and torture were told in The Hague

At the initiative of the British and Ukrainian embassies in the Netherlands and with the support of the Media Initiative for Human Rights, the Ukraine Witness Testimony Event was held in The Hague, during which witnesses to Russia's war crimes in Ukraine told their stories of abduction and illegal detention.

14 February 2024

Terrorism and attempted arson of a person: what the Russians accuse Kostiantyn Zinovkin from Melitopol of and where he is held
Enforced disappearances
Terrorism and attempted arson of a person: what the Russians accuse Kostiantyn Zinovkin from Melitopol of and where he is held

The Russians occupied Melitopol in the first days of the full-scale invasion. They immediately seized the administrative buildings and started dispersing pro-Ukrainian protests with weapons, abducting local residents and holding them hostage. Kostiantyn Zinovkin, who stayed in Melitopol to care for his mother and grandmother, was not spared either.

12 February 2024

They carved the “Z” on their cheeks, starved and tortured them to death: how Ukrainian captives are being exterminated in the Tula colony
Investigations
They carved the “Z” on their cheeks, starved and tortured them to death: how Ukrainian captives are being exterminated in the Tula colony

One of the most brutal Russian colonies, where Ukrainian military prisoners and civilians are held, is located in the town of Donskoy in the Tula region. MIHR has documented testimonies of several victims who were continuously beaten, tortured, and driven to insanity there.

8 February 2024

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