An international conference Human Rights in Dark Times was held in Kyiv

December 9, 2022

On Friday, December 9, an international conference Human Rights in Dark Times was held in Kyiv, dedicated to the 74th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Human Rights.

Among the conference participants: Representatives of the authorities of Ukraine (ministers, deputy ministers), Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, law enforcement agencies, People's Deputies of Ukraine, Representatives of Ukrainian non-governmental human rights organizations and coalitions, international human rights organizations, International organizations of the UN agencies, representation of the EU countries, the Council of Europe. Ombudsmen (Commissioner for Human Rights) of Ukraine's partner countries, Diplomats and other representatives of Ukraine's partner countries.

“Working to bring the Russian Federation to justice for aggression, for war crimes, for acts of its genocidal policy, we are creating mechanisms for the implementation of international law that will really serve to prevent international crimes and establish justice for decades after the end of this war, after our victory with you – the victory of Ukraine and the world",- President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

The event was also attended by representatives of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Head of the Board of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center, Head of the Department of Legal Affairs and Foreign Affairs of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Eskender Bariiev, manager of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Liudmyla Korotkykh and lawyer of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Volodymyr Liashenko.

We remind you that the Crimean Tatar Resource Center systematically records human rights violations in the occupied Crimea and the occupied territories of Ukraine, and also informs the international community about the crimes of the Russian Federation in the occupied territories of Ukraine.

For the entire period of their work, the experts of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center submitted 94 applications, complaints, reports to international human rights organizations and their structures.