A not so holy visit

With the most holy of days of the Christian calendar just passed, most lay people will have probably recognized only one thing, that Easter, the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, fell one week later for Orthodox Christians than for other Christian denominations this year. However, very few lay people and not that many…

Press Release from the Danish Helsinki Committee for Human Rights on the sentence against Valeriy Ivashchenko

12th of April 2012. Former acting Minister of Defence Valeriy Ivashchenko has today been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for violation of Articles 364,2 and 365,3. The Danish Helsinki Committee for Human Rights has monitored the investigation, detention, prosecution and trial since the beginning of 2011. In August 2011 it launched a Preliminary Report II…