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Analysis of human rights violations in the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia Regions (presentation)

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions as of May 31, 2022. According to the organization, during the full-scale war, 147 arrests, 21 searches, 7 arrests, 21 murders were recorded. In the report, we also drew attention to such cases as: interrogations and torture, illegal appointment of the occupying authorities, violation of the right to peaceful assembly and identified other offenses.

“Hostages of the Occupation”

Supported by: US Embassy in Ukraine

25 February 2020

CTRC informed the OSCE SMM about the natural rights of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center received a response from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine to a letter reminding that the Mejlis, in its statement dated November 17, 2019, confirms the natural rights of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people on the occupied peninsula. The SMM, in turn, thanked the CTRC for drawing attention to this issue.

7 February 2020

The CTRC sent a report to the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center submitted a report to the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous peoples on the topic “The Right to Land in accordance with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”.

17 January 2020

The CTRC sent a report to the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center submitted a report to the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous peoples on the topic “The Right to Land in accordance with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”.

17 January 2020

President of Ukraine will be presented with a draft national action plan for the protection of indigenous peoples of Ukraine

In Kyiv, a working meeting of the leadership of the Representative Office of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea with the representatives of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, delegates of the Qurultay of the Crimean Tatar People and public organizations was held. At the meeting, the Head of the Board of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center, a member of the Mejlis Eskender Bariiev said that in the near future the CTRC and the Mejlis will present a draft national action plan for the protection of indigenous peoples of Ukraine to the President of Ukraine.

14 January 2020

President of Ukraine will be presented with a draft national action plan for the protection of indigenous peoples of Ukraine

In Kyiv, a working meeting of the leadership of the Representative Office of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea with the representatives of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, delegates of the Qurultay of the Crimean Tatar People and public organizations was held. At the meeting, the Head of the Board of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center, a member of the Mejlis Eskender Bariiev said that in the near future the CTRC and the Mejlis will present a draft national action plan for the protection of indigenous peoples of Ukraine to the President of Ukraine.

14 January 2020

In Kyiv, recommendations have been developed in the field of implementation of the collective rights of indigenous peoples in Ukraine

On Wednesday, December 11, the Crimean Tatar Resource Center and the Pylyp Orlyk Institute for Democracy organized a workshop "How to ensure the realization of the rights of indigenous peoples in Ukraine?" within the framework of the National Human Rights Non-Conference. The participants of the event developed recommendations in the field of implementation of the collective rights of indigenous peoples in Ukraine.

11 December 2019

Crimean Tatar translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

This year we became participants of a historical event, as for the first time not only in the history of the Crimean Tatar people, but also in the world history, the text of the fundamental legal document has been translated into the Crimean Tatar language. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the Crimean Tatar language was first posted on the UN official resources.

10 December 2019

In Kyiv Activists of #LIBERATECRIMEA Rallied in Front of the Embassies to Implement the Budapest memorandum

On Thursday, December 5, marking the anniversary of the Budapest memorandum, activists of the international movement #LIBERATECRIMEA, the Crimean Tatar Resource Center and the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people rallied in front of the embassies of the countries that signed the memorandum.

5 December 2019

In Simferopol District Emissions From Industrial Enterprises Pollute the Atmosphere for a Year and a Half

For a year and a half, residents of the urban-type settlements Grasovsky, Agrarnoye, Molodezhnoye and the village of Bitumnoye in the Simferopol region suffer from a poison air pollution from industrial enterprises that operate in the area of 9 km of the Moscow highway. This was reported on the website of the so-called Public Council of the city of Simferopol.

2 December 2019

CTRC sent a letter to the Russian Federation in which recalled about the natural rights of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people

The CTRC sent a letter to the Russian Foreign Ministry and the Russian Federal Agency for Fishery , in which recalled that the Mejlis, in its statement dated November 17, confirms the natural rights of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people on the occupied peninsula. It also emphasized that all agreements, decisions or actions related to the territory of Crimea, the adjacent waters of the Black and Azov Seas, the Kerch Strait and the Sivash Bay, concluded without the participation of the Crimean Tatar people, are illegal.

27 November 2019

The Mejlis adopted a statement on observance of the inalienable natural rights of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people

On Sunday, November 17, the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people adopted a statement confirming the natural rights of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people on the occupied peninsula. It also emphasizes that all agreements, decisions or actions related to the territory of Crimea, the adjacent waters of the Black and Azov Seas, the Kerch Strait and the Syvash Bay, concluded without the participation of the Crimean Tatar people, are illegal.

17 November 2019

Booklet “Time to free political prisoners of Crimea”

The booklet “Time to free political prisoners of Crimea” contains information (photos, date of birth, city, activity, date of detention, reason, accusation and reaction of the public / relatives or the last word of the political prisoner himself) about 98 prisoners who were detained or convicted on territory of the occupied Crimea. The information is systematized in the so-called criminal cases.

15 November 2019