Madeline Roache

Madeline Roache

Madeline Roache is a London-based freelance journalist, focusing on human rights in the former Soviet Union.

Hungary

Hungary: Thousands protest in Budapest against PM Orban

Demonstrations in Budapest reveal deep dissatisfaction with newly elected government of Hungarian PM Viktor Orban.

Hungary: Thousands protest in Budapest against PM Orban

Ukraine

Women with HIV abused by partners, rejected by society

Shunned by relatives, doctors and the community, Ukrainian women struggle to survive and protect their children.

Women with HIV abused by partners, rejected by society

Human Rights

Is Soviet-era punitive psychiatry making a return?

More than 30 cases of the practice of sending political foes to psychiatric hospitals have been documented since 2012.

Is Soviet-era punitive psychiatry making a return?