New education law in Ukraine renews controversy over minority language schooling

By Halyna Mokrushyna, New Cold War.org, October 10, 2017 A common place cliché about democracy is that a gauge of its maturity is the capacity to guarantee the rights of minorities. Language is one of those basic, fundamental rights for which people sacrifice their lives and shed the blood of others. The language of a minority is the pledge of its survival amidst a surrounding majority, a cornerstone of its…

October 19, 2017
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Open Letter to Hon. Justin Trudeau on the suppression of constitutional rights of minorities in Ukraine

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada ‎   September 22, 2017 The Amendment of the Ukraine Education Act   Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, The Russian Congress of Canada expresses its deep concern about the law on education adopted on September 5th, 2017 by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine that restructures Ukraine’s education system and specifies that Ukrainian must be the main language used in schools, rolling back…

September 22, 2017
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