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Amazing art project hits home! ‘Underground Despair’- a prison corridor recreating atmosphere of Russian prisons, where Crimean Tatar prisoners illegally detained for days, months, years By Georgian artist David Kukhalashvili & Euromaidan SOS,Yevropeiska Sq, Kyiv#CrimeaisUkraine 

The Navalny team refused to remove occupied Crimea from their map at despite the personal appeal of Refat Chubarov, head of the Crimean Tatar Medzhlis. "If you want justice at home, stop looting in someone else's house," Chubarov vented his anger on FB

A grim milestone today: Crimean Tatar#HumanRights  defender Emir-Usein Kuku marks 5 years in Russian detention after his politically motivated arrest in #Crimea . Russia must end its persecution of Crimean Tatars & release Mr Kuku at once #CrimeaIsUkraineIsUkraine 

Russia has barred long-time Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev from entering Crimea for the next 13 years.

Crimean Tatar Activists Detained After Homes Searched

Russian authorities have detained several Crimean Tatar activists after their homes were searched in Ukraine's Russian-controlled Crimea region.

Today is the 5th anniv. of the detention of Crimean Tatar political prisoner Emir-Usein Kuku by Russian occupation authorities. He was unjustly sentenced to 12 years for his work with the Human Rights Contact Group to monitor Russia’s abuses in Ukraine’s Crimea. #CrimeaisUkraine 

Crimean Tatar military pilot Amet-Khan Sultan died #OTD  50 yrs ago Despite returning from WWII a war hero (he shot down 30 Nazi planes), he was barred from working as a pilot: as Stalin branded the Crimean Tatars "traitors" &deported them to Central Asia

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An underground passage in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv was decorated as a prison corridor to raise awareness for 98 Crimean Tatar political prisoners jailed by Russian occupation authorities.

The story of Crimean Tatar war hero Amet-Khan Sultan and his people is immortalized in the film Haytarma, a film about Stalin's deportation of the Crimean Tatars that Putin doesn't want you to see


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20 people have been detained in raids on Crimean Tatar homes in and around #Simferopol . Russian authorities say they are looking for members of Hizb ut-Tahrir, which is banned in #Russia  but not in #Ukraine . #Crimea 

Joint statement by foreign ministers of UA Ukraine, EE Estonia @MFAestonia , GE Georgia @MFAgovge , LV Latvia @Latvian_MFA , LT Lithuania @LithuaniaMFA  and PL Poland @PolandMFA  on the 76th anniversary of the Crimean Tatar people deportation:

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Joint statement by foreign ministers of EstoniaEE , GeorgiaGE , LatviaLV , LithuaniaLT , PolandPL and UkraineUA on the 76th anniversary of the Crimean Tatar people deportation⤵️ Read the full text here:

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On this day 75 years ago, hundreds of thousands of Crimean Tatar children, women and men were forcibly deported by Soviet authorities, and today we honour the memory of those who lost their lives and all those who suffered so greatly. Read my statement:

“He only breathes fresh air when they take him to court” Eleonora Bekirova, daughter of Crimean Tatar and political prisoner Edem Bekirov, calls for Crimea to be returned to a free and independent Ukraine. #FreeEdemBekirov  | #CrimeaisUkraine 

This Crimean Tatar woman was sentenced to do community service for insulting a police officer. She says she was unfairly sentenced, and many people agree - so they came to help her sweep every single day.

Meeting President to prepare the . Sadly al #EaPSummito  a moment to mourn the death of veteran activist Vedzhiye Kashka and express our solidarity with the Crimean Tatar community and all of Ukraine. EU will never recognise Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea.

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The US is concerned by the detention of Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov. The Russian govt. should release him.

1. Poland's first Solidarity Prize, marking 25th anniversary of 1989, went to Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev

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