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Monitoring of unlawful violence in the police of Ukraine (2014–2017)


The readers are offered the sixth instalment of the research on the spread of torture and ill treatment in the police of Ukraine, which highlights these latent and unpleasant things together with their causes. The paper contains the results of the monitoring started in 2004. A series of studies of the unlawful violence phenomenon throughout 13 years using similar methodology allows to analyse the processes taking place in the law enforcement system and the success of reforms. To this end, the research will be useful to law enforcement professionals, journalists, social activists, lawyers, representatives of international organisations, and to all those who are interested in human rights and reforms in Ukraine.

This document has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of Kharkiv Institute for Social Researches and Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union.

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