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.
According to Eskender Bariiev, the document is being developed by the CTRC experts in accordance with the UN system-wide action plan for ensuring the rights of indigenous peoples (System-wide action plan for ensuring a coherent approach to achieving the ends of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples).
A member of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people expressed his hope that cooperation with the Representative Office of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea will be effective.
In 2022, the dolphin stranding season began in March, when in previous years it was in May. The largest number of dolphins is observed in the Odesa region and in the occupied Crimea.
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.
Statement of the CTRC in connection with the mass detentions of lawyers in the temporarily occupied Crimea
On May 26, 2022, the so-called employees of the Center for Combating Extremism detained lawyer Edem Semedlyaev in occupied Simferopol for posting on a social network in which he was tagged, and charged him with violating part 2 of article 20.3.3 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation (Public actions aimed at to discredit the use of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for the purpose of protecting the interests of the Russian Federation and its citizens, maintaining international peace and security, or exercising their powers by state bodies of the Russian Federation for these purposes). On the same day, the so-called Kyiv District Court of Simferopol found him guilty and fined him 75,000 rubles.
The actions of the invaders at the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station can lead to an environmental disaster
The press service of the operational command South stated that at the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station, where the command post of the Southern Military District of the Russian Federation is deployed, the occupiers are not making any efforts to maintain the proper regime of the facility, which could lead to an environmental disaster.
Since the beginning of the full-scale aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, active military operations have been carried out in the Black Sea. How can this affect the ecology of the peninsula, as well as its biodiversity?
Due to the actions of the Russian military in Crimea, a large number of dolphins and birds died. This was stated by the Mission of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
Damaging the dam on the North Crimean Canal by the Russian army caused damage to the environment of Ukraine in the amount of more than 2.6 billion hryvnias
Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Environmental Policy, Chief Coordinator of the Operational Headquarters for Fixing Eco-Crimes Olena Kryvoruchkina said that the explosion of the dam on the North Crimean Canal by the Russian army caused damage to the environment of Ukraine in the amount of more than 2.6 billion hryvnias.
A poll about the cleanest and dirty cities of Crimea was conducted on the telegram channel of the pro-government publication Vesti Krym.
Appeal of the Indigenous Peoples to international organizations and missions of states at international organizations
On February 24, 2022, the Russian Federation launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. As a result of rocket attacks on Ukrainian settlements, thousands of civilians were killed - representatives of different ethnic groups and confessions, indigenous peoples, including hundreds of children.
On Wednesday, May 18, a documentary film directed by Christina Pashyn A Struggle for Home: the Crimean Tatars was screened online at Northwestern University (Northwestern University) in the USA in Ivanston, Illinois. Manager of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Zarema Bariieva took part in this event, talking about the current situation of the Crimean Tatar people.
The memory of the victims of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people was honored at the international level (full video of the rally)
On Wednesday, May 18, an international mourning online rally dedicated to the memory of the victims of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people was held. The broadcast of the rally was watched all over the world, and representatives of the Seimas of Latvia, the President of Turkey, the Ministry for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine, as well as activists, politicians, diplomats and representatives of the Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian diasporas from around the world joined to show solidarity with the Crimean Tatars.
Statement of the participants of the International online rally in memory of the victims of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people
Eight years ago, on February 20, 2014, Russian aggression against Ukraine began with the occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.
On May 18, 2022, we marked the 78th anniversary of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people. On this day, the whole world honors the memory of the victims of this terrible crime and expresses its solidarity with the Crimean Tatars living on the territory of Ukraine and beyond.
The House of Commons of Canada recognized the total deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 as an act of genocide. This was announced by the Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada Yuliia Kovaliv on her Facebook page.
Impunity breeds lawlessness: CTRC starts a storm in social networks on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people
The Crimean Tatar Resource Center starts a storm in social networks dedicated to the Day of Remembrance of the victims of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people. We call on every caring person, every individual, every conscientious citizen of its country to join us.
Statement of the Indigenous Peoples in connection with the full-scale military aggression of Russia against Ukraine
On February 20, 2014, the Russian Federation invaded Ukraine, as a result of which the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, the birthplace of the indigenous Crimean Tatar, Karaite and Krymchak peoples, were occupied, as well as certain areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
The Crimean Tatar Resource Center has launched a campaign aimed at combating supporters of Z-fascism in the occupied Crimea, who stick the letter Z on their vehicles and thus support fascism and become accomplices in a crime against humanity.
As part of this campaign, we offer every resident of Ukraine to shoot a short video calling on the Russian occupiers to leave the Ukrainian land.
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 military Aggression against Ukraine: Impact on Indigenous Peoples.
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.