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Interview with Natalia Vatsadze

10.07.2020

Hello, Natalia! Please, tell us about your projects and activities. Hello, my name is Natalia Vatsadze. I am an artist and independent curator and one of the founders and members of the artistic collective Bouillon. My artistic research and curatorial work is devoted to performances and socially engaged art in post-soviet reality. I am one...

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Interview with Lex Titova

25.06.2020

The ARTIФ team had spoken to Lex Titova, an amateur artist from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Lex works with various social topics that are on daily agenda in her country. Right now, she is creating illustrations for several projects concerning domestic violence. Lex took part in the first workshop by ARTIФ where in collaboration with a human...

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Gender Z

19.06.2020

This time we’ve spoken to Kostiantyn Andrieiev — a Community Centre Coordinator of a Zaporizhzhia-based NGO Gender Z. The organisation works with topics of sexual orientation and gender identity, overcoming stigma in relation to the LGBT people, gender equality, women’s rights and overcoming gender stereotypes. Which projects or campaigns that Gender Z has showed the...

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Interview with Anastasia Sokolovskaya

03.06.2020

We’ve spoken to a Minsk-based illustrator Stasia Sokolovskaya who creates visuals for children’s’ books and some books of Belorussian authors. Stasia’s works got included in the international illustration catalogue the Fantastic Illustrations. In the framework of ARTIФ Stasia worked on the concept of an app for those experiencing domestic violence in rural Kyrgyzstan in collaboration...

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Interview with Alena Grom

26.05.2020

Sasha from ARTIФ has spoken to a Kyiv-based photographer Alena Grom working on the crossroads of conceptual photography and social reporting. Alena covers the topics of the routine in the conflict-affected area in Eastern Ukraine, the life at the frontline, as well as life of immigrants and refugees. Hi, Alena! Could you kindly introduce your...

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Art As a Tool for Social Change

22.04.2020

The Untitled Gallery is a Tbilisi-based art space that aims to improve the social environment in the South Caucasus through its art scene. Together with the support of civil society activists, the Untitled is hosting numerous exhibitions and other educational and cultural activities. We’ve spoken to a co-founder of the Untitled Gallery, Giorgi Rodionov, to...

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Human rights activists presented a report on the persecution of public activists in 2019

15.04.2020

On January 27, a round table “Protecting the Rights of Public Activists: Current Issues and Possible Solutions” was held in Kyiv. During the event, they presented an analytical report “The situation of human rights defenders and civic activists in Ukraine in 2019”. Human rights activists are convinced that the potential of the Verkhovna Rada committees...

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Seeing the COVID-19 pandemic, TruthHounds is changing its activity schedule until April 3, 2020

17.03.2020

Seeing the COVID-19 pandemic, TruthHounds is changing its activity schedule until April 3, 2020. In particular, we carry forward our field missions and public events. We know that in difficult crisis situations it is important to act carefully and coherently.

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Our new year begins with a new series of training courses

05.02.2020

This time we hold for civilians from the frontline villages. Together with our colleagues from Geneva Call NGO, we held our first meeting in Zaitseve village, where we spoke about the rules of war and the rights of civilians during the armed conflict. We are glad that not only local activists but also CIMIC representatives...

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Truth Hounds launches its first university course!

05.02.2020

Now it’s official: the training course on International Criminal Law will be hosted by Український католицький університет UCuniversity this academic year. Our colleague Дмитро Коваль (Dmytro Koval) is among the authors of the course. The International Criminal Law course will provide law students with knowledge to navigate in peculiarities of prosecuting war crimes in connection...

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We’ve got an achievement

20.01.2020

Truth Hounds became the first and the only Ukrainian HRD- organization to carry out 100 field missions to document war crimes.At this moment alongside the contact line in Ukraine, our field team is hunting for the information about war crimes for the 100th time.It is a record we are proud of. It is the result...

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Conference “International Criminal Justice Cascade: from the International Criminal Court to the National Courts and Back”

20.01.2020

Let us present a compilation of participants’ lectures of the conference “International Criminal Justice Cascade: from the International Criminal Court to the National Courts and Back” which took place on May 17-18, 2019 in Kyiv.    This compilation includes thesis on relevant issues of interaction of national and international jurisdiction, principle of complementarity in the...

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