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The еxhibition “Hostages of the Occupation”

The еxhibition “Hostages of the Occupation” tells about the fate of 20 Crimean Tatar families after the occupation of the peninsula. The project was implemented by the Crimean Tatar Resource Center with the support of the Democracy Grants Program of the US Embassy to Ukraine.

How did Russia's military aggression against Ukraine affect indigenous peoples?

On Thursday, May 5, the Crimean Tatar Resource Center, the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN held a side event within the framework of the 21st session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples on the topic: Russian M Aggression against Ukraine: Impact on Indigenous Peoples.

13 May 2022

Сampaign "Shelter my sky!"

We ask children to draw pictures in any format on the topic "Shelter my sky" with a call to the international community to protect the sky over Ukraine and our homes.

13 May 2022

Why did Salhyr overflow its banks?

On Friday, April 15, it was recorded that in Simferopol, occupied Crimea, the Salhyr River overflowed its banks and flooded the Embankment and Haharin Park. The reasons for this phenomenon are explained by the Crimean Tatar Resource Center.

13 May 2022

Zarema Bariieva told the UN about the situation of the Crimean Tatar language in the occupied Crimea

Manager of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Zarema Bariieva spoke at the 21st session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples in the framework of item 5a “Dialogue of the Forum with indigenous peoples.”. In her speech, she spoke about the situation of the Crimean Tatar language in the occupied Crimea, as well as what the CTRC is doing to preserve and develop the language of the indigenous people of Ukraine.

2 May 2022

Address to NATO member states and all Ukraine's allies

Appeal to NATO member countries and all Ukraine’s allies from Ukraine’s citizens of various ethnic and religious identities, international citizens, residing in Ukraine about Ukrainian Sky Safety, Protecting Civilian Population and Cultural Heritage of Ukraine during the Full-Scale Military Attack of the Russian Federation against Ukraine

5 April 2022

Appeal to NATO member states - protect the sky over Ukraine and the whole world from the catastrophe

NATO members, we plead to protect the Ukrainian sky! To stop the Russian genocide of Ukrainians, crimes against humanity, and nuclear genocide, a no-fly zone should be imposed! Every day of delays costs hundreds of lives and increases the risk of a global nuclear catastrophe. If a no-fly zone is too risky for NATO, equip Ukraine with air defense capabilities and jets as promised! Do it today! Before it is too late!

5 April 2022

Analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over January 2022 (presentation)

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea for January 2022. According to the organization, during the reporting period, 1 search, 7 arrests, 1 case of interrogations, interviews and conversations and 3 cases of fines were recorded. 47 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial were recorded. There are 7 known cases of violation of the right to healthcare access. More details can be found in our report.

10 February 2022

Sanctions potential of the sphere of nature management in Crimea

Khlobystov Y.V., Doctor of Economics, Prof., Acad. of AES of Ukraine, expert of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center

4 February 2022

The UN rapporteur was told about the so-called deficiency of water in the occupied Crimea

On Wednesday, January 26, expert of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Borys Babin discussed with the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights for safe drinking water and sanitation, Mr. Pedro Arrojo Agudo, the situation with water shortage in the occupied Crimea.

30 January 2022

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

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presented an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, the Russian security forces conducted 53 searches, 366 detentions and 366 interrogations, interviews and conversations. The total number of arrests for 2021 is 210: 25 new arrests, 40 administrative arrests, 118 extensions of detention, 28 sentences. There were 478 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial, 135 to the healthcare access. Also, 37 cases of transferring of political prisoners of Crimea were recorded. Fines were issued 140 times.

25 January 2022

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