Crimean Tatars

Rally against ban on Mejlis held in Kyiv
News - 29 September 2016

Rally against ban on Mejlis held in Kyiv

The rally against the ban on activities of the Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people in Russian-annexed Crimea is being held in the Independence Square in Kyiv

Ukraine marks 75th anniversary of Babi Yar tragedy
News - 29 September 2016

Ukraine marks 75th anniversary of Babi Yar tragedy

Today Ukraine commemorates the 75th anniversary of the tragedy in Babi Yar

Freedom House describes Russia’s Duma elections in Crimea as ‘anything but free and fair’
News - 19 September 2016

Freedom House describes Russia’s Duma elections in Crimea as ‘anything but free and fair’

The voting was anything but free and fair

Russian-controlled court in Crimea rejects appeals filed by Ilmi Umerov
News - 13 September 2016

Russian-controlled court in Crimea rejects appeals filed by Ilmi Umerov

The court delivers judgments on Umerov’s appeals at a fantastic rate

Ilmi Umerov released from psychiatric clinic
News - 07 September 2016

Ilmi Umerov released from psychiatric clinic

Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov has been released today from a psychiatric clinic in Simferopol

Security forces raid Muslim cultural center in Crimea
News - 06 September 2016

Security forces raid Muslim cultural center in Crimea

The representatives of Russian law enforcement agencies and regulatory authorities in Crimea came to make a search at the Muslim cultural center

No breakthrough in case over murder of Pavel Sheremet – Head of Ukraine’s National Police
News - 02 September 2016

No breakthrough in case over murder of Pavel Sheremet – Head of Ukraine’s National Police

Khatia Dekanoidze promised to tell about the results of the investigation as soon as they appear

Security forces burst into journalist’s house in Simferopol
News - 02 September 2016

Security forces burst into journalist’s house in Simferopol

Having not showed their documents and not explained the reasons

Human Rights Watch calls on Russian Federation to cancel ‘punitive psychiatry’ and free activist Ilmi Umerov
News - 26 August 2016

Human Rights Watch calls on Russian Federation to cancel ‘punitive psychiatry’ and free activist Ilmi Umerov

Human Rights Watch has called on the Russian authorities to immediately release Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov

Crimean Tatars being searched in Crimea
News - 12 August 2016

Crimean Tatars being searched in Crimea

Man was taken to the Bakhchisarai police station without explanations

Medium-security ward for pro-Ukrainian views: Convicts ask to return them to Ukraine
News - 10 August 2016

Medium-security ward for pro-Ukrainian views: Convicts ask to return them to Ukraine

Ukrainian citizens, serving sentences at the Penal Colony No. 9 in Shakhty town, Rostov region, Russian Federation, are under pressure from administration

FSB tries to break into office of lawyers who defend Crimean Tatars
News - 04 August 2016

FSB tries to break into office of lawyers who defend Crimean Tatars

In the occupied Crimea, in Simferopol city, the unknown were trying to break into the bar association office

Mejlis of Crimean Tatar People: Sixteen persons gone missing, eleven considered dead in occupied Crimea
News - 29 July 2016

Mejlis of Crimean Tatar People: Sixteen persons gone missing, eleven considered dead in occupied Crimea

Sixteen persons have gone missing and eleven are considered to be dead for the period of occupation of Crimea by the Russian Federation

Every fifth call to ATO national hotline relates to domestic violence
News - 27 July 2016

Every fifth call to ATO national hotline relates to domestic violence

At first glance, it seems to be not too big figure, but the problem is much deeper

Ukraine’s High Council of Justice approves dismissal of Maidan judge Volokitina
News - 21 July 2016

Ukraine’s High Council of Justice approves dismissal of Maidan judge Volokitina

The judge works at the Shevchenkivsky District Court in Kyiv

Legal trap or justification of crimes: Experts comment on trials of Ukrainian volunteer soldiers
News - 06 July 2016

Legal trap or justification of crimes: Experts comment on trials of Ukrainian volunteer soldiers

"People, who justify killing, rape and torture of the local population by military action, have probably forgotten what we fought on Maidan for..."

Ukrainian Justice Minister: 1,800 judges to be dismissed after judicial reform
News - 30 May 2016

Ukrainian Justice Minister: 1,800 judges to be dismissed after judicial reform

1,800 Ukrainian judges will be dismissed after the constitutional amendments related to judiciary are passed. Competition will be announced for vacant positions

Russian security officers questioning Crimean Tatar children at school
News - 27 May 2016

Russian security officers questioning Crimean Tatar children at school

Officers of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) are questioning the students of 9th grade of school No.15 in the village of Blyzhne, which is part of Feodosia town