Mr.Refat Chubarov, Head of Crimean Tatar Mejlis, met a delegation from European Parliament consisting of members of Human Rights Committee at EU embassy in Ukraine. They discussed a range of questions on situation in Crimea, rights of Crimean Tatars and Human rights.
The meeting took place on July...
In the Crimea, the only Crimean Tatar TV channel has stopped broadcasting based on Russian authorities’ refusal to renew its license. The station, ATR, which broadcast in the Tatar language to what officials say was an audience of 4 million people in Crimea and beyond, went off the air on April 1,...
In the briefing "Religious communities in Crimea: the rights and persecution on political grounds", held on 15 April in Ukrainian crisis center media center speakers told reporters about the true state of religious life in the occupied Crimea, and pressure of the occupying power on religious...
Unusual guests visited Kyiv Islamic Cultural Centre on March 31: Junsei Terasawa (Japanese: 寺沢潤世), a Japanese Buddhist monk, peacemaker and Teacher of Monk Order Nipponzan Myōhōji in Ukraine, Russia and Central Asia, brought his students to meet his new acquaintance, Mufti of RAMU “Umma” Said...
Monday’s armed search of TV ATR was the most dramatic, but not the only offensive against the only Crimean Tatar TV channel since Russia annexed Crimea in March 2014 and appears part of mounting efforts to intimidate, silence or banish Crimean Tatars.
“How will the regime look Crimean Tatars in the...
Masked men have surrounded the building of Crimea Tatar ATR Channel, ATR journalist Shevket Namatullaev wrote in Facebook.
The militants are searching the building.
The militants aim to take Computer server of the channel, which includes video materials of Feb 26, when thousands of Crimean Tatars...
Belarus Muslim women are still banned to get their photo for the passport made with their headscarf on (even provided it doesn’t conceal the face and its shape). Such decision was voiced at another regular meeting of Interconfessional Advising Council at the Ombudsman for nationalities and...
Opponents of Russia's annexation are being abducted and killed amid reports of escalating human rights abuses.
Simferopol, Crimea - The men who abducted Seiran Zinetdinov must have been really tough. The bald, bull-necked and burly 33-year-old emanated the self-confidence of a man who has seen...
Borinya, Ukraine — Abdurrahman swept a small pile of breadcrumbs into his hand. Then he picked up the blanket that serves as prayer rug, dinner table and playground, shook it out at the window, and laid it again in the dorm room. He straightened the corners, readying it for the evening prayers he...
Since Russia invaded and annexed Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in March, the situation of the Crimean Tatars has significantly deteriorated. They are in an increasingly perilous position with Russia and the illegal Crimean authorities engaged in a campaign of repression, persecution and harassment....