Following recent attacks on anti-corruption activists and institutions in Ukraine, US-based advocacy organization Human Rights First will join Ukrainian activists for a press briefing on the dangers facing Ukraine’s civil society. Human Rights First will release its new report “Democracy In Danger: Ukraine at a Crossroads Four Years After Euromaidan“, outlining the inadequate extent of corruption reform, attacks on activists, and recommendations on how the US government can better press for change.
Human Rights First is a non-profit, nonpartisan international human rights organization based in the US.
When: 10am Monday December 11
Where: Ukraine Crisis Media Center, Ukrainian House, 2 Khreshchatyk Street, 01001 Kyiv (Khreshchatyk metro station, Maidan Nezalezhnosti metro station)
Oleksandra Ustinova, Anti-Corruption Action Center
Vitaliy Shabunin, Anti-Corruption Action Center
Brian Dooley, Human Rights First
Dmytro Sherembey, Head of All-Ukrainian Network of PLWH
Live Stream in English/Ukrainian: http://uacrisis.org/ua/stream
UCMC website: http://uacrisis.org/ua/
For further information contact Chris Plummer at Human Rights First: PlummerC@humanrightsfirst.org