search  
07.10.2014

Dzhemiliev: Russia guilty of open blackmail in holding my son in prison

Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemiliev holds out no hope for a compromise with Russian President Vladimir Putin over release of his son, Khaiser who is being held in a Russian remand prison | detail

Visits 2761
06.10.2014

Missing Crimean Tatar Edem Asanov found dead

25-year-old Crimean Tatar, Edem Asanov, has been found dead in an abandoned sanatorium in Yevpatoria, a week after he disappeared on Sept 29. Edem Asanov was one of four young Crimean Tatars to have been abducted or disappear over the last 10 days | detail

Visits 5148
06.10.2014

Four abductions or disappearances of young Crimean Tatars in a week

The fact that 23-year-old Apselymov Eskender is the fourth young Crimean Tatar to have been abducted or gone missing in one week, can only heighten the suspicion that the Crimean puppet regime and those pulling its strings in Moscow want to intimidate the Crimean Tatars and force them to leave their homeland. | detail

Visits 3407
30.09.2014

Crimean court continues attack on Crimea Fund and Mejlis

A court in Simferopol on Monday, Sept 29, refused to unfreeze the assets and bank accounts of the NGO Crimea Fund and allowed the prosecutor’s application to remove Mustafa Dzhemiliev from the list of the Fund’s founders. | detail

Visits 1835
29.09.2014

Chubarov: Crimea is descending into Terror and Fear

It is difficult not to suspect that the abduction of two young men in Crimea is part of an ongoing offensive aimed at instilling an atmosphere of terror and forcing the Crimean Tatars to leave their homeland | detail

Visits 6446
27.09.2014

Moscow endorses offensive against Crimean Tatar Mejlis

Say that the Crimea was annexed by Russia, that the rights of Crimean Tatars, ethnic Ukrainians and others are being infringed, and you risk being labelled an ‘extremist’, prosecuted for ‘inciting inter-ethnic enmity’ or deported as ‘undesirable’. And most terrifyingly, you risk being ignored by western leaders who really don’t want to know. | detail

Visits 5351
26.09.2014

Bakhchysarai Mejlis faces eviction after mysterious court hearing

A week after the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People was first subjected to an 11-hour search and then evicted, the Mejlis in Bakhchysarai are also facing eviction. Neither the Mejlis nor the NGO which leases them the building were informed of the supposed court hearing. | detail

Visits 3250
24.09.2014

Russian-installed PM & prosecutor threaten Crimean Tatars with deportation

Moscow really scraped the barrel when they installed Sergei Aksyonov as the Crimea’s leader and Natalya Poklonskaya as ‘prosecutor’. Both have effectively threatened to prosecute those who do not recognize Russian rule and to deport Crimean Tatars for what they call ‘inciting interethnic enmity’. | detail

Visits 25238
22.09.2014

More harassment of a member of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis

Gayana Yuksel, member of the Mejlis, has been taken off the train from Kyiv to Simferopol. She was returning from visiting her husband, Ismet Yuksel whom the occupation regime has banned from entering the Crimea | detail

Visits 2182
19.09.2014

Targeting the Crimean Tatar Mejlis as pro-Russian euphoria fades in Crimea

Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov recently asserted that the Crimean Tatar people have received what they couldn’t have dreamt of within Ukraine”. Lavrov was unusually close to the truth since in their worst nightmares Crimean Tatars could not have imagined the violations of their rights seen since Russia annexed their homeland. | detail

Visits 7258
18.09.2014

Crimean Tatar Mejlis given 24 hours to leave

If any Crimean Tatar had hoped that fears about Russia’s occupation of their homeland were unfounded, hope died on Sept 17. The Mejlis has been given 24 hours to ‘vacate’ their headquarters in Simferopol. Associations with the Deportation when all Crimean Tatars were given just half an hour to prepare for exile are perhaps exaggerated, however the reminders of Soviet repression are certainly increasing by the day | detail

Visits 10545
18.09.2014

Offensive against Crimean Tatars continues

The FSB, together with bailiffs, have arrived at the Mejlis building in Simferopol, while men waving machine guns have been carrying out more ‘searches’ of Crimean Tatar homes | detail

Visits 2228
17.09.2014

Armed offensive against Crimean Tatar Mejlis

The 11-hour search of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis ended with the FSB removing the minutes from several meetings of the Mejlis; religious books and personal items, belonging to Mustafa Dzhemiliev. It appears that Russia and its occupation regime, having failed to ‘tame’ or at least silence the Mejlis, are now resorting to open repression | detail

Visits 6623
16.09.2014

Armed men rip Ukrainian flag off Mejlis building

During the night after ‘elections’ organized by the occupation regime in the Crimea and boycotted by most Crimean Tatars, three men carried out a highly specific attack on the Mejlis building in Simferopol. | detail

Visits 1781
03.09.2014

Latest vandal attack on the Crimean Tatar Mejlis headquarters

A Mejlis spokesperson believes the vandalism to be the latest in a series of provocations and linked with the coming elections which the Mejlis has called on all Crimeans concerned about the violation of Crimean Tatar rights to boycott | detail

Visits 2175
26.08.2014

Mejlis calls for boycott of Crimean elections

The Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People has issued a statement in which it points to the widespread rights violations seen in recent months in the Crimea, including violations of the rights of the Crimean Tatars and calls on all Crimeans to boycott the elections | detail

Visits 2477
21.08.2014

Mustafa Dzhemiliev appointed Commissioner on Crimean Tatar issues

Said Ismagilov called the President’s appointment a good move and spoke of Russia’s folly in “banishing a person who has devoted his whole life to regaining his homeland” | detail

Visits 1594
20.08.2014

Remembrance of Victims of Stalinism and Nazism banned in Simferopol

The Simferopol authorities have refused to allow Crimean Tatars to hold their traditional remembrance gathering to mark European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism on Aug 23. They claim that this is because of the hot weather. | detail

Visits 5680
18.08.2014

Dzhemiliev: Putin wants a meeting while holding my son hostage

Veteran Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemiliev is adamant that acceptance of Russia’s annexation of Crimea must not become part of any agreement to stop Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine. He is equally blunt about attempts to make his son’s ongoing detention in Simferopol dependent on Dzhemiliev’s malleability. | detail

Visits 7552
13.08.2014

Defence of Crimean Tatar rights vital for struggle to return Crimea

Defence of the Crimean Tatar people and their recognition as indigenous people of Ukraine are long overdue, but also seen by analysts as having an important role to play in the legal fight against Russia’s annexation of the Crimea | detail

Visits 2764
X




forgot the password

registration

X

X

send me a new password


on top