Mejlis

In Crimea journalist Semena was presented the final version of charges
News - 07 December 2016

In Crimea journalist Semena was presented the final version of charges

On December 8 a familiarization with the criminal case begin, which accounts for about 6 volumes

Custodial term of Chiygoz extended until January 8
News - 30 September 2016

Custodial term of Chiygoz extended until January 8

The court in occupied Crimea has extended custodial term of Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis Akhtem Chiygoz until January 2017

Russia’s Supreme Court upholds ban on Mejlis activities
News - 29 September 2016

Russia’s Supreme Court upholds ban on Mejlis activities

Russia's Supreme Court has rejected the appeal against the ban on the Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people

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

Crimean activist Chiygoz did not hear victims participating in trial via videoconference
News - 07 September 2016

Crimean activist Chiygoz did not hear victims participating in trial via videoconference

The lawyers’ motion on the need for the presence of Akhtem Chiygoz in the courtroom was again rejected

Chiygoz sends open letter from Crimean remand prison
News - 06 September 2016

Chiygoz sends open letter from Crimean remand prison

I have been staying in a remand prison in Simferopol for 18 months already

Some victims in Chiygoz case know nothing about his role in ‘crime’ – lawyer
News - 31 August 2016

Some victims in Chiygoz case know nothing about his role in ‘crime’ – lawyer

Nikolai Polozov, the lawyer of Chiygoz, said this to Crimea.Realities portal, commenting on the hearing of the Russian-controlled Supreme Court of the annexed Crimea on August 30

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

Akhtem Chiygoz not Allowed into Courtroom
News - 19 August 2016

Akhtem Chiygoz not Allowed into Courtroom

Judges do not even consider these petitions. They believe that they have decided this issue once and for all

Umerov’s Phone Seized and Lawyer Banned
News - 19 August 2016

Umerov’s Phone Seized and Lawyer Banned

Umerov has been taking several medications regularly for years and can’t go without them. He has third degree Parkinson's disease, hypertension, and diabetes

Crimean court keeps Chiygoz in custody until October 8
News - 03 August 2016

Crimean court keeps Chiygoz in custody until October 8

The court hearing on Akhtem Chiygoz’s complaint about custody was very quickly

Crimean court refuses to accept complaint of Akhtem Chiygoz about video conference
News - 02 August 2016

Crimean court refuses to accept complaint of Akhtem Chiygoz about video conference

The ruling on rejection of complaint was issued before the court hearing on August 2

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

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

Ukrainian President Poroshenko: Russia’s behavior testifies to its involvement in MH17 crash
News - 17 July 2016

Ukrainian President Poroshenko: Russia’s behavior testifies to its involvement in MH17 crash

Ukraine works actively with Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and the Netherlands to create an international mechanism for bringing every perpetrator to justice

31 Ukrainian citizens more held in Russia – human rights activist
News - 26 May 2016

31 Ukrainian citizens more held in Russia – human rights activist

At least 31 Ukrainians, including 16 Crimean Tatars, have been still held in Russian prisons

Mejlis member goes missing in Russian-annexed Crimea
News - 25 May 2016

Mejlis member goes missing in Russian-annexed Crimea

His abandoned car was found in Crimea

Poroshenko asks to step up pressure on Russia for violating rights of Crimean Tatars
News - 24 May 2016

Poroshenko asks to step up pressure on Russia for violating rights of Crimean Tatars

President drew attention to systematic violations of the rights of Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians in Russian-occupied Crimea