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24.09.2008

Abduraimov, author of a scandalous appeal forced to resign

Following the appeal publicly addressed to Russia’s leaders on 8 September by Vasvi Abduraimov, his Crimean Tartar organization Milli Fyrka [National Party] has announced that they have accepted his resignation | detail

Visits 1496
15.09.2008

The Crimea’s interests not represented

About a highly questionable appeal from a marginal Crimean Tatar group seeking Russian “defence” of their rights and the Russian media attention it has been given | detail

Visits 2644
05.09.2008

Open Letter from KHPG regarding the organization “Patriot of Ukraine”

Hiding behind fine slogans, the organization “Patriot of Ukraine” through its actions discredits and dishonours the very concept of patriotism | detail

Visits 4486
29.08.2008

Newspaper pogrom

They say that rumours fly. More often than not they are spread, with ill-intent or through carelessness, for the sake of an eye-catching headline, sensation, improved ratings, etc | detail

Visits 3128
17.08.2008

Court adjourns hearing into anti-Semitism charges against journalist

The Prymorsky Court in Odessa has rescheduled the examination of the application brought by the Odessa City Prosecutor against the newspaper “Nashe dyelo” until 16 September | detail

Visits 1071
13.08.2008

Strange welcome

It is truly difficult to fathom why the Kyiv Head of Police decided to talk about “a possible surge of migrants from the Caucuses due to the events in South Ossetia”. The consequences of such utterances are unfortunately depressively obvious | detail

Visits 1808
06.08.2008

No false notes

On apparent efforts to fuel discord between different ethnic groups in the Crimean media and the techniques applied to manipulate the audience | detail

Visits 3180
18.07.2008

In defence of redheads

We should watch out for criminals, not for people of a certain race. The law enforcement agencies undoubtedly have a tough and complicated task, however primitive methods only generate new problems and contribute to a rise in racism and xenophobia | detail

Visits 2311
15.07.2008

Monuments to victims of the Nazis in Poltava vandalized

According to the Poltava City Executive Committee, the vandals daubed Ukrainian national symbols as well as offensive words about people of some nationalities | detail

Visits 923
26.06.2008

Sentence passed over desecration of Jewish grave

The man was arrested on 4 March this year on suspicion of desecrating the grave of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev | detail

Visits 1111
05.06.2008

Crimean journalists complain of obstruction

According to the head of the Committee for Monitoring Press Freedom, there are many attacks or threats against journalists, and the fact that those responsible go unpunished exacerbates the situation | detail

Visits 1442
04.06.2008

Racism and xenophobia in Ukraine: new challenges in human rights protection

An assessment of worrying trends and measures needed while the situation is still manageable | detail

Visits 3589
31.05.2008

Let’s build our places of worship together!

It is not only Muslims who experience difficulties in the Crimea, with Simferopol parishes of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the Kyiv Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church encountering no less problems | detail

Visits 2138
16.05.2008

For the first time a rural teacher has been convicted of anti-Semitism

Mykola Yaymchuk from the Kirovohrad region has been convicted for incitement to racial enmity over offensive statements about ethnic Jews and people studying the Torah. | detail

Visits 1143
20.04.2008

Men sentenced over racially-motivated murder in Kyiv

A Kyiv court has found two men guilty of inciting racial hatred and enmity and one also guilty of murdering Nigerian national Kunyon Myevi Hodi on 25 October 2006. | detail

Visits 2081
17.04.2008

Police call for help in guarding Muslim cemeteries

There are 427 Muslim cemeteries in the Crimea and the Crimean police have sent a letter to city and district administrations speaking of the need to find money to pay for civil security for the graveyards in cooperation with the local police | detail

Visits 2145
16.04.2008

UNHCR concerned over situation in the Crimea

“Representatives of the UNHCR expressed strong concern over recent events in the Crimea, and how these are presented in a number of Crimean and nationwide media outlets”, the Mejilis states | detail

Visits 1959
14.04.2008

Gangs of skinheads in the Crimea and six other Ukrainian cities

According to the Minister of Internal Affairs, these skinheads are aged between 14 and 27 and are in gangs of from 20 to 50 people. Such groups exist in Kyiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhya, Lviv, Sevastopol, Chernihiv and the Crimea | detail

Visits 2098
12.04.2008

Muslim cemeteries in the Crimea to be guarded

The Acting Head of the Crimean Police has issued an order to place all Muslim cemeteries in the Crimea under guard. This was announced on Friday following the latest attack on a cemetery near Simferopol | detail

Visits 1934
12.04.2008

Muslim cemetery desecrated near Simferopol

Another Muslim cemetery in the Crimea, this time in the settlement of Chistenke near Simferopol, was desecrated in the morning of Friday 11 April | detail

Visits 2013
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