The situation of human rights defenders and civic activists in Ukraine in 2019
The persecution of human rights defenders and civic activists, especially through violence and threats, continued to be a serious problem in 2019, according to monitoring and documentation conducted by – Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, Human Rights Center ZMINA, Truth Hounds, and Freedom House – the authors of this report.
Throughout 2019, the report’s authors extensively monitored and documented the persecution of human rights defenders and civic activists in Ukraine, using a methodology that draws upon standards established by the UN, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), and the Council of Europe.
The complete version of this report is available in Ukrainian. The summary of the research is available in English.