Category Archives: HumanRights

Russia, the West, the truth and the dying

Warning the following text might disturb your perception of truth and Russia! These days it seems hard to distinguish truth and lies in the flood of news and social media reports. Two major conflicts of present time, the war in Ukraine and the war in Syria are just the peak of the iceberg when it … Continue reading Russia, the West, the truth and the dying

Ukraine – human rights situation worsening

The latest report of the OHCHR (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights) describes an increasingly worsening humanitarian and human rights situation in Ukraine with a rather grim look into the future. The report deals with the time period from 1 November to 30 November 2014 regarding Crimea, Eastern Ukraine and the … Continue reading Ukraine – human rights situation worsening

Cluster munition – Eastern Ukraine’s ticking bomb

Human Rights Watch published a report on Tuesday stating that cluster munition is being used on civilian areas in Eastern Ukraine. While it can not be determined with certainty which conflict party used the cluster munition that remnants were found, evidence point towards the Ukrainian government. The use of cluster munition is internationally banned by … Continue reading Cluster munition – Eastern Ukraine’s ticking bomb

Death toll in Ukraine still rising

Russian news agency RIA Novosti published yesterday an article regarding the latest United Nations OCHA (Office for the Coordination of Human Affairs) report on casualties in Eastern Ukraine. Despite a cease-fire fighting continues day for day. The English translation of the article provided by “George B” can be found below. The omnipresent difference in opinions … Continue reading Death toll in Ukraine still rising