Reports of Truth Hounds team
Read the Report PDF open in the new window 1. Summary The ecological situation of the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, which have become the backdrop to an armed conflict with active armed hostilities from 2014 to 2021 and are partially under the control of occupying forces, has significantly deteriorated
On March 22-26 and April 12-16, the Truth Hounds monitoring group visited all 7 checkpoints and a number of settlements located on the demarcation line to document human rights violations, the effects of the pandemic, the escalation of the military situation, and working conditions of checkpoints during quarantine. Read Report
There is strong evidence that Azerbaijani and Armenian armed forces committed war crimes during last year’s 44-day war over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, according to a joint report When Embers Burst into Flames: International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law Violations During the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War by the
Today, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Global Diligence LPP and Truth Hounds (the Filing Parties) filed a Communication under Article 15(2) of the Rome Statute to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on ‘The Situation in Belarus/Lithuania/Poland/ Latvia and Ukraine: Crimes Against Humanity of Deportation and Persecution’.
Violations of the rights of creative professionals, activists and artists during the post-election crackdown in Belarus
This joint report by Belarusian PEN Centre, Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP), International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and Truth Hounds, presents information obtained from monitoring by Belarusian PEN Centre as well as other local and international human rights defender organisations and provides an assessment of the human rights violations against creative professionals, activists and artists by
From November 9 to 13, Truth Hounds and Vostok SOS Charitable Foundation visited all 7 entry-exit checkpoints in the Ukrainian-controlled areas in the first joint monitoring mission to the demarcation line. The purpose of the monitoring was to observe how people were allowed to cross the line of demarcation under
Human rights activists say that public awareness of the dangers of public activism in Ukraine has increased significantly in 2019, following the death of Kateryna Gandziuk. A poll conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Fund in November 2019 found that 84% of Ukrainians consider attacks on civic activists a
After five years the war in Ukraine is no more on foreign newspapers’ front pages. The topic is disappearing from international agendas. It may seem that the world distances itself from the uneasy, distressful and continuously unresolved problem. But the war didn’t cease. Civilians are being killed and injured right
For the report we collected information on the oppression of representatives of religions that are different form than Moscow Orthodox Christianity in the occupied Crimea and some areas of Lugansk and Donetsk regions. This report was submitted to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in the
Incriminate without any proofs. Demonstrate power to silence the truth. Stigmatize as terrorists to isolate from the rest of society. This is how the occupation regime in Crimea seeks to eliminate the human rights association Crimean solidarity. Numerous Russian Federation’s offences against the Crimean Tatar activists and against this ethnic
The latest report of the Truth Hounds illustrates the situation with the children’s rights violations in Gali, predominantly ethnic Georgian district of occupied Abkhazia.
War exposes the environment to significant harm and consequently people who live within it. The Truth Hounds’ report uncovers the environmental impacts of war in the region of Donetsk.
The new report of Truth Hounds organization describes preconditions for establishing and developing international sanctions mechanisms as a potential instrument for fighting against impunity of persons who committed serious human rights abuse from all around the world. This project aims to target specific perpetrators responsible for human rights violations since
The reports’ name Under the Russian heel and trowel speaks for itself. Tatar culture is now completely controlled by Russia that in 2014 annexed their land, part of Ukrainian territorн. Morever Russia dramatical rebuilds, alters and changes Tatar cultural sites, depriving them of their historical memory. The report presents the
What life near the battle line is: international group reports about humanitarian situation and the plight of Ukrainian civilians
Mostly reports about situation and events in the territory of warfare in Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine contain information primarily for specialists in war crimes, human rights and international jurisdiction. I.e. for those who are professionals. Report “We live like in a reservation”, that was represented to mass media
Truth Hounds and International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) in partnership with National Endowment for Democracy (NED) present their latest report – Attacks on Civilians and Civilian Infrastructure in Eastern Ukraine. The Report sets forth new evidence of international crimes, perpetrated by the Ukrainian Armed Forces (UAF) and Russian-backed separatist militias
Repot “Illegal detentions and torture committed by the Ukrainian side in the context of armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine”
We do not divide the criminals into ours and others. We are sure that all the offenders should be liable, without exeption. Therefore, together with Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union we gathered in this report information on illegal detentions and torture committed by the Ukrainian side in the context of
No country for young: monitoring of attacks on children and schools during three years of the war at Donbas
The latest report of the Truth Hounds illustrates the situation with the children’s rights violations during an armed conflict at the Donbas. Material contains an analysis of the evidence of 5 cases of willful killings of children, 6 cases of illegal detentions with the use of torture and inhuman treatment,
The report on international crimes in Crimea was filed to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in 2016. It was prepared in cooperation with the Crimea SOS, IPHR in the framework of the Civic Solidarity Platform and in collaboration with international lawyers. The document analyzes the
Truth Hounds together with its partners have prepared a joint report on war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the Ukrainian side of the conflict at the Donbass.
Truth Hounds jointly with the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union and the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group have documented 23 cases of detention on the basis of data conducted from 20 interviews with victims and witnesses of the events, as well as from photographs and documents transferred by them. The
Torture and murders of children in Ukraine: Truth Hounds presented the investigation of war crimes at Donbas at the annual conference of OSCE HDIM
On September 18th, the Truth Hounds’ team presented the results of its work at the largest annual conference on human rights: OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw. The event was held in cooperation with our partners: IPHR, UHHRU and DRA.
The report analyses the attack on civilians of Kramatorsk city, Donetsk region. The report is prepared by the Truth Hounds’ team in the framework of cooperation with IPHR. The report in English can be downloaded here
The report analyses the attack on residents of the city of Mariupol, Donetsk region. The report is prepared by the Truth Hounds’ team in the framework of cooperation with IPHR. The report in English can be downloaded here
The report analyses the attack of the checkpoint, which resulted in 10 deaths and 20 injuries among civilians. The report is prepared by the Truth Hounds’ team in the framework of cooperation with IPHR. The report in English can be downloaded here
Fighting Impunity in Eastern Ukraine. Violations of International Humanitarian Law and International Crimes in Eastern Ukraine
The report on international crimes committed at Donbas was filed to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in 2015. The report is prepared by the Truth Hounds’ team in the framework of cooperation with IPHR, Civic Solidarity Platform and international lawyers. The report in English can
The cost of speaking out. Overview of human rights abuses committed by Belarusian authorities during peaceful protests in February-March 2017
From March 23 to 27, 2017, the team of documentors was conducting a monitoring of peaceful demonstrations in Belarus, which resulted in the arrest of at least 941 protesters. About 32 individuals were charged with criminal offenses. A joint report prepared by the Truth Hounds and the International Partnership for
This report presents the evidence of the international character of war at Donbas, this includes the proof that shelling were coming from the territory of Russia, as well as the direct military intervention of the country’s troops to Ukraine. The document was prepared in cooperation with the Ukrainian Helsinki Human
The report contains analysis of the indiscriminate attack of populated localities in Donetsk and Luhansk regions during the three “hottest months” of 2016-2017: December-February. In this document one can get find the details of the attack on Avdiivka, Marinka, Kurdyumivka, Sartana, Krasnogorivka, Novoselivka-3, Zolote-4, Vrubivka, Troitske, Trokhizbenka. The report in