Crimean Tatars

Verkhovna Rada asks international organizations to protect Crimean Tatars
News - 11 May 2016

Verkhovna Rada asks international organizations to protect Crimean Tatars

Before the vote, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov delivered a speech from the rostrum

PGO launches proceeding over ban of Mejlis
News - 30 April 2016

PGO launches proceeding over ban of Mejlis

The Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea has launched criminal proceeding over illegal ban of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People in Crimea

Mejlis: We call on nobody to leave Crimea
News - 27 April 2016

Mejlis: We call on nobody to leave Crimea

The Mejlis considers that ban on the representative body of Crimean Tatars by Russia is aimed at ousting the indigenous people from the peninsula

Over 150 Crimean Tatars called up for military service, occupation authorities state
News - 07 April 2016

Over 150 Crimean Tatars called up for military service, occupation authorities state

The occupation authorities in Crimea called up more than 150 Crimean Tatars for military service last year

A hundred armed men come to demolish houses of Crimean Tatars in Sudak
News - 23 March 2016

A hundred armed men come to demolish houses of Crimean Tatars in Sudak

About a hundred armed men came to Alchak residential area in Sudak (Crimea), where they planned to demolish six houses of Crimean Tatars

Houses of Kurultai delegates in Crimea searched
News - 22 March 2016

Houses of Kurultai delegates in Crimea searched

Russian law enforcement officers searched the house of head of the Kurman regional Mejlis Uchkun Devletshaev

Another scandal in Lviv – a guy with cerebral palsy not allowed into Sport Life club because of ‘unsanitary conditions’
News - 16 February 2016

Another scandal in Lviv – a guy with cerebral palsy not allowed into Sport Life club because of ‘unsanitary conditions’

The employees of the Sport Life fitness club in Lviv refused to sell a club card to a man with cerebral palsy because he "will create unsanitary conditions"

Court of occupied Crimea takes four Crimean residents into custody
News - 12 February 2016

Court of occupied Crimea takes four Crimean residents into custody

The human rights activists believe that a new wave of reprisals against the Crimean Tatars has started in the Russian-occupied Crimea

Ahtem Chiygoz says prosecutors exert pressure on judges
News - 05 February 2016

Ahtem Chiygoz says prosecutors exert pressure on judges

He believes that in such a way the occupying power is trying to intimidate the entire Crimean Tatar people

European Parliament notes ‘unprecedented level of human rights abuses against Crimean Tatars’
News - 04 February 2016

European Parliament notes ‘unprecedented level of human rights abuses against Crimean Tatars’

The resolution again underscores unlawfulness of Crimea's occupation by Russia

Two attackers on Maidan activists sentenced in Kyiv
News - 28 January 2016

Two attackers on Maidan activists sentenced in Kyiv

January 17, 2014, the members of Oplot fight club, located in Kharkiv, blocked the Automaidan participants

Council of Europe sends human rights mission to Crimea
News - 25 January 2016

Council of Europe sends human rights mission to Crimea

It will be headed by Swiss diplomat Gerard Stoudmann

Crimean Tatars asked to keep an eye on their relatives
News - 21 January 2016

Crimean Tatars asked to keep an eye on their relatives

The Crimean Tatars are asked to necessarily accompany their children to the place of their studies as well as to keep constant contact with them

Law enforcement agencies receive almost 140 complaints for four months of Crimea blockade
News - 15 January 2016

Law enforcement agencies receive almost 140 complaints for four months of Crimea blockade

Of this number, 15 complaints were entered in the unified register of pre-trial investigations

16-year-old Crimean Tatar girl gone missing in occupied Crimea
News - 14 January 2016

16-year-old Crimean Tatar girl gone missing in occupied Crimea

She went for studies yesterday and did not come back

Crimean schoolboy paints Ukrainian flag, parents called up
News - 30 December 2015

Crimean schoolboy paints Ukrainian flag, parents called up

Performing the task at the lesson titled “What is my Homeland?”, the boy filled the Russian flag with the colors of the Ukrainian one

Crimean prosecutor’s office investigating 30 missing person cases
News - 29 December 2015

Crimean prosecutor’s office investigating 30 missing person cases

The prosecutors took into account the appeal of MP Mustafa Dzhemilev about the disappearance of 20 Crimean Tatars

Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry demands release of detainees in ‘case of February 26’
News - 28 December 2015

Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry demands release of detainees in ‘case of February 26’

The Ministry reminds about harassment of the Crimean Tatars by the occupying power and the facts of forced deportation.