Crimea

On March 18, 2014, part of the Crimean peninsula officially became part of Russia, forming the Republic of Crimea. The accession of Crimea to Russia did not receive international recognition. On March 27, 2014, the UN General Assembly adopted resolution 68/262, in which it was stated that the referendum held is not valid and can not be used as a ground for changing the status of an autonomous republic. In the UN documents and the legislation of Ukraine, the declared territory of the republic is considered as the Autonomous Republic of Crimea temporarily occupied by the Russian armed forces.
We closely monitor the violation of human rights in the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, primarily violations of the rights to freedom of assembly, movement and expression of opinion. Since the entry of the peninsula as a part of Russian Federation, journalists, human rights activists and other activists have recorded many gross violations of the rights of local residents on the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

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Category: Crimea

The Crimea Issue in the Information Spaces of Germany: Status, Risks and Prospects for Ukraine

The Crimea Issue in the Information Spaces of G...

November 7, 2018

Views 18 On November 25, the conference “Human Rights in Crimea: a view from Germany”will be held in Kyiv. Representatives of Ukrainian, Russian, German human rights organizations, journalists and politicians of the Ukrainian and European level will discuss the situation and prospects of popularizing the topic of occupied Crimea and Ukraine in the European Union

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New corrupt players in Russia’s destruction of ...

November 7, 2018

Views 9 A St. Petersburg company has won a tender for Russia’s so-called ‘restoration work’ of the 16th century Khan’s Palace in Bakhchysarai, which, under other contractors has already caused irreparable damage  to a site of immense importance to Crimean Tatars. The ‘Meander’ Company is currently winning a suspicious number of high-cost tenders for supposedly

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New corrupt players in Russia’s destruction of historic Crimean Tatar Khan’s Palace in occupied Crimea
The court dismissed the case of a Crimean Tatar activist accused of extremism for posting a video on a social network

The court dismissed the case of a Crimean Tatar...

November 3, 2018

Views 227 The Kiev District Court of Simferopol dismissed the criminal case of a Crimean Tatar activist Marlen Mustafayev, who had been accused of inciting hatred or hostility because of a Facebook post with Hizb ut-Tahrir symbolism, an organization that is prohibited in Russia. OVD-Info writes about it.

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Crimean Solidarity: statement against persecuti...

November 2, 2018

Views 16 On October 27, 2018 representatives of Crimean occupying authorities stormed a meeting of the Crimean Solidarity. Officers of the Prosecutor’s Office and law enforcement served the defenders and lawyers of Kremlin’s political prisoners notices warning them against violating anti-extremism law as well as the law on gatherings, rallies, demonstrations, processions and pickets.

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Crimean Solidarity: statement against persecution of lawyers and human rights defenders in the occupied Crimea
Russia launches new attack on Crimean Solidarity & lawyers defending political prisoners

Russia launches new attack on Crimean Solidarit...

October 28, 2018

Views 1,842 Russian enforcement officers have carried out a second raid on a meeting of the human rights initiative Crimean Solidarity, with the actions of the masked men this time evidently aimed at instilling fear among all those present.  Two Crimean Tatar lawyers Lilya Hemedzhy and Edem Semedlayev were issued ‘warnings’, as was civic activist

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The security forces handed warnings to the coor...

October 27, 2018

Views 109 The lawyers Eden Semedlyaev, Lilia Gemeji, as well as the coordinator of the public association Crimean Solidarity, Dilyavera Memetov, were released after the visit of Russian security forces to a meeting on October 27. At the same time, everyone was handed warnings on prevention of any violation of legislation in the field of

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The security forces handed warnings to the coordinator of the Crimean Solidarity and two lawyers
In Crimea, a visit from the Center “E” to a “Crimean Solidarity” meeting has been reported

In Crimea, a visit from the Center “E&#82...

October 27, 2018

Views 31 On the 27th of October at a Crimean Solidarity meeting in Simferopol, law enforcement officers showed up. Several masked people were filming this on camera. Lawyer Emil Kurbedinov has posted a message about this on his Facebook page. The same information has been confirmed by a correspondent from “Crimea. Realities”.

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Oleg Sentsov’s will was published during ...

October 26, 2018

Views 25 The film director’s sister, Natalya Kaplan, has released a will drawn up by her brother during his hunger strike in a Russian penal colony. The text of the will and a photo of the original were published by Gromadske. Sentsov specifically writes that in the event of his death that he bequeaths the rights

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Oleg Sentsov’s will was published during his hunger strike
Russian Foreign Minister says Sakharov Prize is a “politicized decision”

Russian Foreign Minister says Sakharov Prize is...

October 25, 2018

Views 29 The Russian Foreign Minister commented on the awarding of the Sakharov Prize to Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted for terrorism in Russia. The official representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova called it a “politicized decision.” “I personally don’t know the criteria and motives behind this decision,”

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The European Parliament awarded the Sakharov Pr...

October 25, 2018

Views 19 The European Parliament Committee awarded the Sakharov Human Rights Award “For Freedom of Thought” to Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov. This is being reported by RBC, with a reference to the press service of the parliament. “For his courage and determination, putting his own life in danger, film director Oleg Sentsov has become

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The European Parliament awarded the Sakharov Prize to Oleg Sentsov
Sentsov won the Polish prize called Pro Dignitate Humana

Sentsov won the Polish prize called Pro Dignita...

October 23, 2018

Views 36 Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov, won the Polish prize Pro Dignitate Humana. This was announced on October 23 by the Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputovich, during a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Pavel Klimkin.

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The court in Crimea left the defendants of the ...

October 23, 2018

Views 595 The Kremlin’s Supreme Court, controlled by the Kremlin, dismissed an appeal by lawyers to extend the preventive measure to the defendants in the “Vedzhie Kashka case” Kazim Ametov, Bekir Degermendzhi, Ruslan Trubach and Asan Chapukh, Krym. Realii reports with reference to its own correspondent.

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The court in Crimea left the defendants of the ” Vedzhie Kashka case” under arrest

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