Crimean Tatar Resource Center

Exposition about the Crimean Tatar people “Crimean Tatars - indigenous people of Crimea”

An exposition on the history of the Crimean Tatar people, developed by the Crimean Tatar Resource Center together with the Estonian Institute of Human Rights, the Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.

Statement of the Ukrainian public on Russian intervention in Kazakhstan

The intervention of the troops of the Russian Federation in Kazakhstan and their deployment in a number that obviously goes beyond the declared one is already a feasible fact, making it possible for the Russian Federation to effectively control the political power, armed formations and law enforcement agencies of Kazakhstan.

14 January 2022

Problems of drinking water quality in the occupied Crimea

Along with the existing water shortage in Crimea, the problem of the quality of drinking water, which is inextricably linked with the general ecological state of the peninsula's water resources, is of particular relevance. So, according to the official data of the occupation authorities of Crimea in 2020, about half a million of its residents were supplied with low-quality drinking water.

11 January 2022

Analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over December 2021 (presentation)

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over December 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, there were 3 searches, 2 detentions, 15 arrests, 2 cases of interrogations, interviews and conversations and 6 cases of imposition of fines. 51 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial were recorded. There is one known case of violation of the right to the healthcare access. More details can be found in our report.

10 January 2022

The cost of the occupation of Crimea - 7,067 recorded human rights violations

On Friday, December 10, the whole world celebrates Human Rights Day - it was on this day in 1948 during the third session of the UN General Assembly that the General Declaration of Human Rights was adopted. At the international level, this document proclaimed basic civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights and thus established their standards. However, not all countries comply with the principles of the declaration. In particular, after the occupation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in 2014, the human rights situation on the peninsula is constantly deteriorating.

6 January 2022

CTRC's appeal regarding the announcement of a boycott of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games

On December 6, 2021, the United States of America announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics and the 2022 Paralympic Games in China in February 2022. The United States will not send its official representatives to the PRC.

13 December 2021

Analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over November 2021 (presentation)

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over November 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, 1 search, 53 detentions, 34 arrests, 53 cases of interrogations, interviews and conversations, and 39 cases of fines were recorded. 88 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial were recorded. There are 7 known cases of violation of the right to the healthcare access. More details can be found in our report.

11 December 2021

Statement by the CTRC in connection with the arrest of lawyer Edem Semedliaiev

On November 11, 2021, the so-called Central District Court of Simferopol found lawyer Edem Semedliaiev guilty of an offense under Article 19.3 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation (Disobedience to a lawful order of a police officer).

12 November 2021

Analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over October 2021 (presentation)

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea for October 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, there were 3 searches, 73 detentions, 16 arrests, 73 cases of interrogations, interviews and conversations, 1 transferring and 40 cases of imposition of fines. 47 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial were recorded. There are 4 known cases of violation of the right to a healthcare access. More details can be found in our report.

11 November 2021

Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in the Crimean Tatar Language

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center, with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Ukraine, offers you an official translation of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in the Crimean Tatar language.

10 November 2021

Statement by the CTRC in connection with the verdict of the defendants in the so-called third Bakhchysarai Hizb ut-Tahrir case

On October 29, 2021, the Southern District Military Court of Rostov-on-Don sentenced four persons involved in the so-called third Bakhchysarai Hizb ut-Tahrir case, who were detained by Russian security forces on March 11, 2020.

2 November 2021

Analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over 9 months of 2021 (presentation)

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over 9 months of 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, Russian security forces carried out 46 searches, 238 arrests / detentions and 238 interrogations, interviews and conversations. The total number of arrests for 9 months of this year is 147: 25 - new arrests, 18 - administrative arrests, 83 - prolongation of detention, 22 - sentences. There were 292 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial, 122 - to the healthcare access. Also, 38 cases of transportation of political prisoners of Crimea were recorded. Fines were imposed 55 times.

22 October 2021

Analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over September 2021 (presentation)

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea for September 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, 7 searches, 67 detentions, 13 arrests, 67 cases of interrogations, interviews and conversations, 2 transferrings and 25 cases of fines were recorded. 4 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial were recorded. There were 27 known cases of violation of the right to the healthcare access. More details can be found in our report.

18 October 2021

Give Me Back My Dad!

​Supported by: Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Kyiv

7 October 2021

Representative of Mejlis met with the Chairman of the SEFC

On Friday, September 10, the Head of the Department of Legal Affairs and Foreign Affairs of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, the Head of the Board of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Eskender Bariiev held a working meeting with the Head of the State Service of Ukraine for Ethnopolitics and Freedom of Conscience Olena Bohdan and the department's lawyers.

7 October 2021

CTRC handed over to the US Embassy a package of documents for recognition the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people as an act of genocide

On Friday, October 1, representatives of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center met with US staff in Ukraine Patrick Knapp and Tetiana Stechak. The diplomats were told about human rights violations in the occupied Crimea and about the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people in 1944, which continues to this day.

7 October 2021

The world must recognize the so-called elections to the State Duma illegitimate

Statement of the International Movement for the De-occupation of Crimea and Solidarity with the Crimean Tatar People #LIBERATECRIMEA

7 October 2021

Analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over August 2021 (presentation)

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over August 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, 15 detentions, 29 arrests, 5 searches, 15 cases of interrogations, interviews and conversations were recorded. 30 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial were recorded. There are 10 known cases of violation of the right to the healthcare access.

10 September 2021

Crimean Platform: a step forward

On Monday, August 23, the inagural summit of the Crimean Platform was held in Kyiv. The event was attended by 46 delegations from around the world and representatives of international organizations.

2 September 2021

Statement by the Crimean Tatar Resource Center in connection with the mass searches and arrests of Crimean Tatar activists on August 17, 2021 in the occupied Crimea

On Tuesday, August 17, Russian security officials conducted searches in five houses of the Crimean Tatars in the Bakhchysarai, Simferopol, and Sevastopol districts of Crimea.

24 August 2021

Analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea for the first half of 2021 (presentation)

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presented an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea for the first half of 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, the Russian security forces conducted 32 searches, 156 arrests / detentions and 41 interrogations, interviews and conversations. The total number of arrests in the first six months of this year is 96: 14 - new arrests, 55 - prolongations of detention, sentences - 27. There were 205 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial, 90 - to the healthcare access. Also, 36 cases of transferring of political prisoners of Crimea were recorded. Fines were imposed 28 times. Most of the violations by the occupants are attributed to the representatives of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people. This practice has become systemic on the peninsula.

21 July 2021