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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.

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

The occupants plan to drill 36 wells in Crimea: will this solve the problem of water shortage?

The so-called head of the Crimean government, Yuriy Gotsanyuk, said that in 2021 the occupiers plan to drill 36 wells at four water intakes in the occupied Crimea as part of a comprehensive plan to ensure water supply. Will this really help to improve the situation with water shortage in Crimea? Will there be any negative consequences after drilling such wells? The answer to these questions was given by the expert of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Yevhen Khlobystov.

11 October 2021

There is more PR in the statements of the occupation authorities than attempts to really solve the problem - Khlobystov about the Crimean Titan plant

The expert of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Yevgeny Khlobystov reacted to the statement of the occupiers about the creation of a complex for extracting useful substances from the acid accumulator of the Crimean Titan plant. He stated in an interview with Crimea.Realities that there is more PR in the statements of the occupying authorities than attempts to really solve the problem.

8 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

Translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into Crimean Tatar

The translation of the declaration was carried out with the support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Ukraine

1 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

Crimea: from dehydration to floods

Svitlana Boichenko, Doctor of Geographical Sciences, Associate Professor Yevhen Khlobystov, Doctor of Economics, Professor

17 July 2021

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

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea in June 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, 2 arrests, 2 cases of interrogations, interviews and conversations were recorded. The total number of arrests in June is 24. 28 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial were recorded. There are 7 known cases of violation of the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health.

10 July 2021

Strengthening the institutional capacity of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center

Supported by: International Renaissance Foundation

5 July 2021

State of emergency declared in Yalta

On Friday, June 18, in the occupied Crimea, in Yalta, a state of emergency was introduced due to heavy rainfall. This was announced by the so-called head of the administration of Yalta, Yanina Pavlenko, on her Facebook page.

18 June 2021

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

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over May 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, 4 searches, 2 arrests, 6 cases of interrogations, interviews and conversations were recorded. The total number of arrests in April is 3. There were 29 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial. There are 7 known cases of violation of the right to the healthcare access.

10 June 2021

Situation analysis in the occupied Crimea as of 2020

The publication presents the results of the analysis of information obtained from open sources during the interviews of activists, lawyers, victims of repressions and their relatives, monitoring of the Committee for the Protection of Rights of the Crimean Tatar People and the Crimean Tatar Resource Center

31 May 2021

There is a decrease in the area of the water surface for all large reservoirs of the Crimean peninsula - CTRC

On Thursday, May 20 at 16:00, experts of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center in an online format presented the results of monitoring of the water resources of Crimea based on satellite imagery for the period from November 2020 to April 2021. According to the organization, there is a reduction in the water surface of almost all water bodies in on average of 33%.

21 May 2021