Ukrainians in occupied territories continue to resist Russian colonisation, forced assimilation, violence and economic pillage. This page presents reliable sources of information, news and analysis, and links to solidarity campaigns.
There are campaigns trying to engage elected representatives (municipal and regional) in solidarity with their counterparts in the Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine.
There are efforts to diffuse information from local human rights groups.
There are solidarity initiatives to provide practical support to prisoners and their families.
Please also check out the British initiative on the same themes: https://ukraine-solidarity.org/more-information/
14 июля, с Павлом Лисянским и Верой Ястребовой (Восточная правозащитная группа), а также украинскими профсоюзными активистами | 14th July, with Pavel Lisyansky and Vera Yastrebova (Eastern Human Rights Group) as well as Ukrainian trade union activists
Reliable sources of information
The following groups have a track record of accurate and truthful monitoring of human rights in Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine
- Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group
- Zmina (a human rights group based in Lviv)
- Eastern Human Rights Group (please write in Russian/Ukrainian only)
- Opora civil network
- Cities4Cities (matching platform for Ukrainian and other European cities)
For a comprehensive overview, we recommend consulting the latest OSCE report on violations of international humanitarian and human rights law, war crimes and crimes against humanity 24 Feb-12 April. For information on the temporarily Russian-occupied territories see Section E.5, pages 18-25
More news (in English) on these themes compiled by our British friends, at https://ukraine-solidarity.org/more-information/