Crimean Tatar Resource Center


15 January 2021

Human rights violations in Crimea 2020: trends and dynamics

2020 was a year of continuing repression and persecution of the inhabitants of the occupied Crimea. Although the dynamics of persecution, in particular of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people, remains unchanged, certain features of a tendentious nature can be identified this year.

14 January 2021

The new decision of the ECHR refutes the thesis of Russian propaganda about the so-called expression of will in a referendum - Babin

Expert of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Borys Babin stressed that the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in the case Ukraine v. Russia refutes the thesis of Russian propaganda about the so-called expression of the will of the Crimeans in the referendum and proves that Crimea has been under the control of the Russian Federation since February 27, 2014.

8 January 2021

Changes to the sanctions restrictions on Russia: is it worth reacting?

On January 1, 2021, some changes to the sanctions restrictions against Russia due to the occupied Crimea came into force, which was made by the UK, according to which ships will be able to pay for services rendered by Crimean ports. What consequences can Ukraine expect, and is it worth the domestic authorities to react to these actions? Experts told about it.

15 September 2020

The illusion of exchange and Poklonska's fairy tales

September 7 marks the year of the exchange of political prisoners between the Russian Federation and Ukraine / The Russian Federation continues to spread fakes about the UN position on the occupied Crimea / Poklonska never grows tired of making fairy tales about cooperation with the UN.

10 September 2020

Analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over August 2020 (presentation)

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over August 2020. According to the organization, during the reporting period, Russian security forces conducted 5 searches, 9 arrests and 7 interrogations, interviews and “conversations”. The total number of arrests in August is 12, of which 11 are against representatives of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people. 18 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial were recorded, 16 of which were against the Crimean Tatars. There are 11 known cases of violation of the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health. Also, 3 cases of transfer of political prisoners of Crimea were recorded. The CTRC report also contains information about the destruction of the Crimean ecosystem, about inadequate conditions of detention in pre-trial detention centers and prisons, about the violation of the rights of political prisoners and illegal military exercises in the occupied Crimea.