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All the materials marked with tag: Criminal Code
17 November, 2013
Christos Giakoumopoulos, Director of Human Rights in the Council of Europe, talks about the agenda for criminal justice reform in Ukraine in the interview with The Ukrainian Week journalist Hanna Trehub
5 April, 2013Politics
Mikael Lyngbo, Legal Expert for the Danish Helsinki Committee for Human Rights, former Chief of Police and prosecutor from Denmark, told The Ukrainian Week about the reforming of Ukrainian prosecution and the practical implementation of the new Criminal Procedure Code
31 March, 2013Politics
Despite overall positive responses from international experts, the new Criminal Procedure Code contains many pitfalls in terms of practical implementation in Ukraine
3 May, 2012Investigation
Human rights advocates state that in Ukraine the fundamental rights of prisoners are not secured and civic control over the criminal enforcement service is limited. As a result, torture and mortality in prisons are on the rise
3 May, 2012Politics
Passed hastily at night, the new Code of Criminal Procedure was supposed to be a demonstrative adaptation to international standards that will conceal broader opportunities for those in power to continue political repression in the Ukrainian reality
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Mostly discussed for its regulation of the language of instruction in schools, the new law offers more overlooked important innovations intended to change the quality and the content of education in Ukraine
7 November, Hanna Trehub,
The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement
20 October, Maksym Vikhrov,
This week started off with a bang in Kyiv...and it had nothing to do with working on healthcare reform, which the Verkhovna Rada eventually passed on October 19. The #1 topic became a protest action to push political reforms forward that was called by anti-corruption politicians and former Odesa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili
19 October, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
18 October, Denys Kazanskyi,
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