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For the first time the memory of the victims of the genocide was honored at the international level (full video of the rally)

18 May 2020

On Monday, May 18, an international online mourning rally dedicated to the memory of the victims of the 1944 genocide of the Crimean Tatar people (Sürgün) was held for the first time. The broadcast of the rally was watched all over the world, and representatives of the Parliament of Canada, the Parliament of Lithuania, the President of Turkey, as well as activists, politicians, diplomats and representatives of the Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian diasporas from different countries of the world joined in to show solidarity with the Crimean Tatars.