It is about freedom of religion in the occupied Crimea and in certain territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, controlled by the Russian Federation to Sam Brownback, Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom
Freedom of Religion
Ruslan announced a third hunger strike
This refers to refusal for reasons of conscience
As reported by lawyer Emil Kurbedinov, today Ruslan will stop his hunger strike
Crimean Tatar activist starves for 17 days, looks haggard, but holds tight
Now Mamutov is accused of trying to seize power
The cases of desecration of memorials throughout the Crimea have increased after the occupation
Another streamer fined for 10,000 rubles
Witnesses report that they heard shots...
Court hearing was held in closed session
Ministry of Culture stated that the desecration of the grave is an attempt to undermine the partnership between Ukraine and Israel
In certain communities FSB officers are persuading pastors to to give information about worshippers
If there are Muslims in Crimea then it is possible that there is Muslim terrorism why not investigate this?
This is the fifth example of compulsory inpatient psychiatric examination against the Crimean Muslims
Both in Crimea and in the conflict zone in the Donbas region, serious human rights violations have occurred, and are still occurring, as documented by numerous reports...
Freedom of conscience? No, haven’t heard of it…
The public religious rites are allowed to be carried out only in 366 locations in the entire occupied Crimea
The Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled unconstitutional the provision on advance notice of holding public worship, religious rites, ceremonies and processions
Such gatherings were not prohibited even in the Soviet Union
The “procession” opponents pelted the pilgrims with eggs and garlic
The non-governmental Crimean Tatar organizations, registered in the annexed Crimea, have asked prosecutor Natalya Poklonskaya to ban the activities of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people
On Thursday, December 17 at hotel Novotel Vilnius Centre Crimean evening will take place
Mustafa Dzhemilev described this as "the first step towards the restoration of justice."
The UN member states called on the occupation authorities to stop violating human rights on the peninsula.
Chairman of the Mejlis urged not to throw "Crimean issue" out of information space
Where has Yanukovych come from? Why is it important to describe the communist crimes as crimes?
On the eve of the Jewish New Year, the unknown vandals desecrated the monument at the Babi Yar
The opponents of the idea say it violates the right to freedom of religion.
The representatives of the Crimean Tatars are going to launch the action "Civil blockade of Crimea."
Kremlin-backed militants in Donbas have forced the local Internet provider to block 39 websites, including the main media writing openly about Russian military involvement in the war in Donbas, opposition, etc
Euromaidan SOS has prepared a monthly report named "Crimea. Chronicles of Occupation" with the chronological description of the arrests, attacks, interrogations and fabricated hearings
Crimean Tatars gathered in Independence Square in Kyiv to commemorate the victims of the 1944 deportation. In Simferopol, participants of an auto rally in commemoration of the tragedy were detained
A recent report highlights widespread and systematic persecution of all religious groups except believers linked to the Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in Donbas, and the role of Russia and its armed criminal ‘crusaders’ in mounting crimes against humanity...
Crimean Tatar youth will climb to the top of Chatyr-Dag in order to commemorate the victims of the deportation. Participants will conduct a prayer and sing the national anthem
A human rights activist reports that, in the last few days in Crimea, a hotel, restaurants and cars belonging to Crimean Tatars have been set on fire
The occupying "power" in Crimea has decided to forbid any demonstrations on May 18th and is using the holiday of Hydyrlez to divide the Crimean Tatar people
Human rights advocates are saying that the law on the state religion violates the rights to freedom of conscience and worship
Provision by the Russian Federation for a quota of 300 Crimeans who can perform the Hajj is illegal and violates the sovereignty of Ukraine
In 2015, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is going to open an investigation of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during and after the Russian-Georgian war of 2008
There are echoes of the lawlessness demonstrated with respect to Nadiya Savchenko in the plight of Maria Varfolomeyeva, a young Luhansk journalist and civic activist who was taken hostage by Kremlin-backed militants of the so-called ‘Luhansk people’s republic’...
Simferopol City Council has allocated a plot of land containing a cultural monument of the Crimean Tatars, a complex where Kalga Sultan’s palace stood in the 15th - 16th centuries, for an ice rink
Crimean authorities are putting pressure on the media and independent organizations and pursuing Crimean Tatars and Ukrainian activists
During its session in Geneva, the UN Human Rights Committee has presented Russia with a number of questions about human rights violations in the annexed Crimea
The Commissioner spoke about the pressure on activists, religious communities and the media on the peninsula
Ukrainian authorities are taking legal action for the return of Crimea, but this process will not be fast or easy, declared President Petro Poroshenko in his address on the anniversary of the tragic events on the peninsula
Friday, February 20, from 1030 to 1230 at Hotel Ukraine (Instytutska Street 4, Mariyinska room)
Those who defended the installation of a monument to Stalin in Livadia, will "be uprooting it with their bare hands