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11 Jun 2018 description

KYIV (11 June 2018) – The UN Special Rapporteur on torture has called on the Ukrainian Government and all de facto authorities controlling parts of the country’s territory to put into place an effective system of monitoring, safeguards and accountability for the prevention of torture.

11 Jun 2018 description

Given that the conflict in Ukraine has been ongoing for more than four years - without any political decision reached on how to resolve it - its consequences have spread over a wide range of areas, ranging from security and humanitarian to socio-economic and development issues. The crisis in Ukraine deteriorated in the face of a protracted conflict that affected more than 5 million people across the country. As a result, about 1.5 million people have been displaced from their homes and are becoming more and more vulnerable as the conflict continues in eastern Ukraine.

09 Jun 2018 description

Bern, 06.06.2018 - Switzerland's eighth aid consignment has arrived in eastern Ukraine. It consists of six convoys, three of which are being sent across the line of contact to the region outside of Kyiv's control. The aid deliveries are mainly comprised of water treatment chemicals and medical supplies and equipment. This includes treatments for tuberculosis (TB) in the Luhansk area, which currently has the highest incidence of the disease in Europe.

09 Jun 2018 description

At 11:03 on 7 June, an SMM patrol consisting of 15 members and four armoured vehicles was positioned in Chyhari, an area on the south-eastern edge of Pivdenne (government-controlled, 40km north-east of Donetsk). Two SMM patrol members, led (at a distance of 7m) by the representative of the Ukrainian Armed Forces to the Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC), four officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, and three Ukrainian Armed Forces sappers, were walking east on Poltavska Street to check that the area was safe for the patrol to proceed.

08 Jun 2018 description

At 11:03 on 7 June, an SMM patrol consisting of 15 members and four armoured vehicles was positioned in Chyhari, an area on the south-eastern edge of Pivdenne (government-controlled, 40km north-east of Donetsk). Two SMM patrol members, led (at a distance of 7m) by the representative of the Ukrainian Armed Forces to the Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC), four officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, and three Ukrainian Armed Forces sappers, were walking east on Poltavska Street to check that the area was safe for the patrol to proceed.

08 Jun 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents incidents affecting aid delivery in 20 countries in Europe in 2017. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). In 2017, 113 security incidents affecting NGO staff members, programmes and assets were reported. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is neither a complete count nor representative.

07 Jun 2018 description

​Ukrainian version

GENEVA (7 June 2018) – The UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will visit Ukraine from 11 to 20 June 2018.

The experts will study measures adopted by the State to prevent and eradicate enforced disappearances, including issues related to truth, justice and reparation for victims, and will gather information on relevant cases.

07 Jun 2018 description

DONETSK FILTER STATION POWER LINE SHELLED – FILTER STATION STOPPED

The WASH Cluster was informed by Voda Donbasa (VD) water company of shelling that stopped power to Donetsk Filter Station (DFS) last night: at 9:35 pm on 6th June, the 110 kV Power Line was hit by shellfire and cut. The filter station is now stopped.

In addition, nine people from the night shift, spent their second night under shelling at the DFS. This morning, 7th June 2018, VD was trying to organize the evacuation of the night shift team with OSCE support and were able to reach DFS at 10:50 am.

07 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The overall security situation in eastern Ukraine has deteriorated since the beginning of May, causing more and more destruction and victims among both military and civilians. Operation of the Donetsk Filter Station was suspended, putting at risk the water supply for 345,000 people.

  • As of 23 May, the 2018 Ukraine Humanitarian Response Plan was funded only at 12%.

06 Jun 2018 description

KYIV, 6 June 2018 – Ceasefire violations continue around the Donetsk Filtration Station in eastern Ukraine, says the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, Ertugrul Apakan.

06 Jun 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13367
6 JUNE 2018
SECURITY COUNCIL

The Security Council expressed grave concern about the recent deterioration of the security situation in eastern Ukraine and its severe impact on civilians.

06 Jun 2018 description

COMPOUND OF THE DONETSK FILTER STATION WAS SHELLED AGAIN

05 Jun 2018 description
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Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 4 June 2018
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Table of ceasefire violations as of 4 June 2018

KYIV 5 June 2018

This report is for the media and the general public.

05 Jun 2018 description

On the 30th of May female survivors of the armed conflict together with the representatives of component public authorities discussed how to restore justice in the situations when people were detained, undergone violence or their other rights were violated.

05 Jun 2018 description

CAR

Security continues to deteriorate in Bambari (Ouaka) due to intermittent clashes since mid-May between armed groups, including the UPC and anti-Balaka groups, and security forces. Latest clashes on 29-30 May resulted in the secondary displacement of 7,000 IDPs in Bambari town and an additional 8,500 people in Bianga village.

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UKRAINE

05 Jun 2018 description

This report is for the media and the general public.

SUMMARY

Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy, Russian Federation. The Observer Mission (OM) continues to operate 24/7 at both Border Crossing Points (BCPs). The overall number of border crossings by persons decreased at both BCPs.

OPERATIONAL REMARKS

The OM is currently operating with 20 permanent international staff members, including the Chief Observer (CO). The Mission is supported administratively by a Vienna-based staff member.