Children should not witness unlawful acts against their parents – Amnesty International

June 1, 2020

On Monday, June 1, Children’s Day, the international human rights organization Amnesty International calls for the protection of the rights of children of the arrested Crimean Tatars, who were separated from their parents after the annexation of Crimea. This was reported by the organization via Telegram.

“Today, on Children's Day, we want to adress a message to the children of the Crimean Tatars, who were separated from their parents after the annexation by Russia of the Crimean Peninsula. These are, in particular, the children of activists and human rights activists who fought for the rights of the Crimean Tatars and were therefore de facto arrested by the so-called authorities of the peninsula”,- the report said.

The organization emphasized that children should not witness the illegal actions against their parents or, moreover, suffer from emotional or physical pressure on them because of the position of their parents.