Category Archives: Tartars

Pull off a kangaroo court in five easy steps: a how-to guide from Russia

Article by: Yuliia Rudenko Edited by: Alya Shandra Do you need to jail a political opponent? Demonize an entire ethnicity for geopolitical benefits? Look no further, we have the perfect guide for you. Russia currently holds behind bars at least 121 Ukrainians for politically motivated reasons. The bulk of them are Crimean Tatars arrested in occupied Crimea, where Russia has used

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“The People who could not get into the carriage were beaten by the soldiers with rifle butts.” Deportation of Crimean Tatars – in the stories of seven eyewitnesses

In memory of the victims of one of the most inhuman crimes of the Soviet regime, Ukraine celebrates on May 18 the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Crimean Tatar Genocide. It was on the night of May 18 that thousands of women, children, war invalids and elderly people were expelled from their homes in a matter of

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Turkish Foreign Minister confirms support for setting up Crimean Platform

22:30, 18.12.20 – UNIAN Çavuşoğlu reiterated Turkey’s non-recognition of Russia’s illegal annexation attempt targeting Crimea. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has confirmed his country’s support for the creation of the Crimean Platform to end Russia’s occupation of the Ukrainian peninsula. “We discussed and considered the issue of how we, together, can help Crimean Tatars. We expressed our support for the Crimean

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UN calls on Russia to stop tortures and lift ban on Mejlis activities in Crimea

The UN calls on the Russian Federation to comply with the absolute prohibition of torture and to lift the ban on independent media and the activities of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people. This is stated in the third report of the UN Secretary-General on the human rights situation in Crimea, entitled “Situation of human rights in the Autonomous

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EU expects Russia to end pressure on Crimean Tatars

22:59, 08 July 2020 – UNIAN The EU expects all illegally detained Ukrainians to be released without delay. The European Union has commented on recent detentions in Russia-occupied Crimea, saying it expects Russia will end the pressure on Crimean Tatars. “The EU expects Russia to end the pressure on the Crimean Tatar community. International human rights standards must be guaranteed

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