Ukraine: Activists ‘Disappeared’ in Separatist Territory

Grey Violet, LGBT activist feared disappeared in eastern Ukraine. Facebook. А Russian lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activist and another person have been missing since January 31, 2017, in the separatist-controlled area of the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine, and are feared to be victims of enforced disappearances, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch is concerned that […]

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Ukraine:Urgent Action Victory! Two Activists Released From Detention (Ukraine: UA 42/17)

Russian activists Seroe Fioletovoe and Viktoriya Miroshnichenko were released unharmed after spending 15 days in detention in the pro-Russian separatist-controlled Donetsk, in Ukraine. The activists have now returned to Russia.   On 14 February, representatives of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DNR) released activists Seroe Fioletovoe and Viktoriya Miroshnichenko from custody. The two activists went missing on 31 January immediately […]

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