Center for Civil Liberties (human rights organization)

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The Center for Civil Liberties (Ukrainian: Центр Громадянських Свобод, romanizedTsentr Hromadyansʹkykh Svobod) is a Ukrainian human rights organization led by the Ukrainian lawyer Oleksandra Matviichuk.[1] It was founded in 2007.[2] It was created to pressure Ukraine's government to make the country more democratic.[3] The organization was awarded the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize, with Ales Bialiatski and Russian organization Memorial.[2]

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  1. "Oleksandra Matviychuk – Ukraine | Coalition for the International Criminal Court". Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ukraine's Center for Civil Liberties becomes one of Nobel Peace Prize laureates". Ukrinform. 7 October 2022. Retrieved 7 October 2022.
  3. Specia, Megan; Mykolyshyn, Oleksandra (7 October 2022). "Ukraine's Center for Civil Liberties was documenting rights violations long before Russia's full-scale invasion". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 8 October 2022.