Bio

Yevhen Zakharov is a human rights defender, journalist, and editor-publisher. He is board chair of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union and director of the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group. For his work in civil rights, he has been awarded the Order of Liberty (2008) and the Order for Intellectual Courage (2006), the Vasyl Stus Prize (2012), and the Lev Kopelev Prize (2015).