Russia must immediately release a 76-year-old man with Parkinson’s disease who has been detained for holding a placard in support of persecuted Crimean Tatars, Amnesty International said today.
On Wednesday, August 9, the Zheleznodorozhniy "court" of Simferopol sentenced a 76-year-old activist of the national movement of the Crimean Tatar people Server Karametov to 10 days of administrative arrest allegedly for "disobedience to the police officers".
Every year the International Day of the World's Indigenous People is observed on August 9. It was approved by the resolution of the UN General Assembly in 1994. There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries. One of the indigenous peoples of the world is the Crimean Tatar people, that is subjected to regular pressure and repression by the Russian authorities. In April-May this year, at the 16th UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, representatives of indigenous peoples from all over the world supported the indigenous Crimean Tatar people.
Crimean Tatar Resource Center, Center for Political Analysis and Forecasting "Crimea" and Institute of Political Education announce a call for participants for the International Summer Liberal Camp - students, leaders of public organizations, young activists interested in establishing relations with European youth, receiving information about liberal values, information about communication technologies, image and holding public campaigns.
Indigenous peoples and human rights organizations expressed solidarity with the indigenous peoples of Ukraine (Crimea) (PETITION)
Indigenous peoples and human rights organizations expressed solidarity with the indigenous peoples of Ukraine (Crimea): Crimean Tatars, Karaites and Krymchaks and called on both Russia and Ukraine to respect the self-determination of the indigenous peoples of Crimea and support their natural rights.
On Tuesday, June 13, a working meeting was held between Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, representatives of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine with the Chairman and members of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people. This is reported by the QHA news agency.
Statement of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska at the 34th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council
Geneva, 22 March 2017. On 17 March, 2017, twelve Ukrainian nationals, sentenced to different terms of imprisonment, were transferred from penitentiary institutions located on the temporary occupied territory of Crimea to the mainland of Ukraine. It became possible due to joint efforts of the Ombudspersons of Ukraine and Russian Federation.
Crimean Tatar Resource Center has prepared the chronicle of events and violations in Crimea over January 2017. More than 50 offenses were recorded in the first month of the year.