Aivazovska: The most fearful impact of Russian crimes is related to the most vulnerable group of the Ukrainian population – children
On October 31, 2023, hearings were held in the Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of the House of Commons of Canada. During the hearings, representatives of the Civil Network OPORA — Chairman of the Board and co-founder of the International Center for Ukrainian Victory Olga Aivazovska and international lawyer Andrii Mikheiev — were testifying.
Just Shall be Not Only Visible But Also Effective — Aivazovska
Human rights lawyers, public and cultural activists discussed human rights during the war, their cooperation over the year of joint effort, achievement and accomplishments during the All-Ukrainian Human Rights Forum “Legion of Law.” The event was organized by the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights, Dmytro Lubinets. The event was opened by a UNDP Resident Representative Jaco Cilliers, Ambassador of Japan to Ukraine Matsuda Kuninori, and Ambassador of Denmark Ole Egberg Mikkelse...
Russians must be held accountable for their barbaric crimes in Ukraine – Tom Tugendhat
UK’s Minister for Security Tom Tugendhat with a delegation of British diplomats attended the Center for Assisting War Crimes Documentation in Warsaw, opened by the Civil Network OPORA.
Group analysis of interviews conducted by the Center for Assisting War Crimes Documentation
The collection of preliminary interviews by lawyers and psychologists of the Center for the Documentation of War Crimes (hereinafter - the Center) began on September 12, 2022, and from that time until December 27, 656 preliminary interviews were collected. Witnesses and victims reported about 4487 war crimes. Interviews were collected directly at the Center premises (Marszalkowska 77/79) in Warsaw and during the visits of specialists (lawyers and psychologists) to the places of centralized re...
Open Letter to President of the Republic of Korea Yoon Suk-yeol
South Korea (ROK)’s display of leadership as a global pivotal state in pursuing justice and accountability for Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and the attendant war crimes at the UN General Assembly, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the International Criminal Court (ICC)
European Parliament adopted the resolution that declares Russia to be a state sponsor of terrorism
Following the atrocities carried out by Vladimir Putin’s regime against Ukrainian civilians, MEPs have recognized Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism. The resolution was adopted by 494 votes in favor, 58 against with 44 abstentions.
Establishment of the Tribunal on the Aggression of russia Against Ukraine: a Supreme Level of Responsibility to Prevent New Conflicts in Europe
On February, 24, 2022, russia extended their armed aggression against Ukraine, which was unleashed in 2014 with the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, and with the temporary occupation of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Unlike the previous stage of the international armed conflict (2014-2022), with the attack on February, 24, 2022, russia has already openly used their armed forces and other government and private paramilitary groups ...
Ukraine is open to everyone who supports the idea of full responsibility for international law violations in Ukraine and against it – Anton Korynevych
On October 5, in Warsaw, Civil Network OPORA and International Center fir Ukrainian Victory organized the discussion “Establishment of a tribunal on Russian aggression against Ukraine: High level of responsibility as a safeguard against new conflicts in Europe” withing the OSCE Human Dimensions Conference. One of the invited speakers was Ambassador-at-large of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Anton Korynevych. Below are the detailed notes of his speech.
The Special Tribunal should be an ad hoc tribunal, established only for Ukraine, and only in relation to the crime of aggression
The global security system in Europe was destroyed by Russia's military aggression against Ukraine. Now it is facing new global challenges. That's why the participants of OSCE Human Dimension Conference discussed the format of the Special Tribunal for the Crime of Aggression against Ukraine on October 5 in Warsaw during the side event, organized by Civil Network OPORA together with International Centre for Ukrainian Victory.