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UBA and IBA Call on Regional Military Administrations to Document Russian Crimes Against Ukraine Through Eyewitness To Atrocities

The Ukrainian Bar Association, together with the International Bar Association, called on regional military administrations to use the eyeWitness to Atrocities program to collect and document crimes committed in Ukraine and to communicate information about this program to the public and civil servants. This program was used during the trial of historical cases in the Democratic Republic of the…
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UBA calls on the Solicitors Regulation Authority to update guidelines for solicitors in view of the war in Ukraine

Ukrainian Bar Association addressed the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) with a request to update Guidelines for Legal Practitioners and indicate that business relations with Russian clients who are affiliated with the Government of the Russian Federation are against the rule of law principle and objectives of the sanctions imposed by the British Government. On 4 March 2022, the SRA…
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Ukrainian Bar Association addresses the Government of the United States of America and Governments of European Countries with an open letter

Today, 8 days after the commencement of an aggressive war of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus against Ukraine, the civilian population of Ukraine suffers from war crimes and crimes against humanity. Despite the strong resistance of the Ukrainian Army, economic and financial sanctions imposed by various countries of the world, the aggressor army continues to attack and continues…
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UBA urged IBA, ABA and NYSBA to discontinue membership of Russian lawyers in these associations

The Ukrainian Bar Association urged the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the New York Bar Association to discontinue membership of all Russian lawyers in these associations. The UBA is convinced that lawyers who must serve the rule of law and protect human rights violate their oath and betray their values when they encourage or turn a blind eye to atrocities…
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