On November 10, 2016 a friendly meeting dedicated to the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group was held in the Embassy of Ukraine in Tajikistan.
Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Tajikistan Viktor Nikitiuk told the Embassy guests about the Ukrainian Helsinki Group and its founders, drew attention to the ongoing human rights violations on the temporarily occupied Ukrainian territory.
Renowned Tajik human rights activist and public figure Oynihol Bobonazarova shared the memories of her personal involvement in activities facilitating the implementation of the Helsinki Accords.
The meeting was followed by the poetry of Vasyl Stus and songs in Ukrainian, Tajik and Japanese languages. The event was attended by representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora, Tajik public, diplomatic corps and mass media.