06.07.2018Ukrainian Blogger Held By Russia-Backed Separatists Declares Hunger Strike

A Ukrainian blogger being held by Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donetsk has declared a hunger strike, a longtime friend and former lawmaker says. … read more

21.06.2018G7 Envoys ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov

Ambassadors of the Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized states say they are “deeply concerned” about the situation of film director Oleh Sentsov and “other Ukrainian prisoners and detainees” … read more

20.06.2018Council Of Europe Calls On Russia To Free Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov

The chief of Europe’s top human rights body is urging Russia to release imprisoned Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, who is currently on hunger strike while serving a 20-year sentence. … read more

16.06.2018Thirty-Eight Countries Ask UN Chief To Intervene With Putin In Sentsov Case

The United States, France, Britain, and 35 other countries have asked UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to raise the case of jailed film director Oleh Sentsov and dozens of other Ukrainian prisoners during his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week. … read more

24.05.2018Global Sentsov Campaign Planned Ahead Of Russia World Cup

Activists have announced a global campaign to demand the release of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and is now on hunger strike in a Russian prison. … read more

18.05.2018Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Determined To Carry Hunger Strike ‘To The End’

A lawyer for Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s 2014 annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea and is now in prison in Russia, … read more

04.10.2017On the Public Events at the 83rd Congress of PEN International

The idea to host one of the annual Congresses of the PEN International in Ukraine emerged as early as 2015 as a result of two interconnected imperatives. … read more

19.09.2017PEN report calls on Ukraine to safeguard freedom of expression as the 83rd PEN Congress opens in Lviv City

18 September 2017, Lviv City – Over the past 25 years since its independence from the Soviet Union, Ukraine has experienced both periods of authoritarianism, … read more