Crimean Tatars' Chubarov furious over lack of Crimea prisoners on swap list The President's Office has held no consultations on the issue with the Mejlis, the official claims.
13:35, 27 December 2019
UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission calls on Russia to lift ban on Crimean Tatars' Mejlis The ban is still in effect despite the order of the International Court of Justice.
21:58, 29 September 2019
Resuming water supplies to Crimea must not be considered "even hypothetically" – Chubarov The Mejlis leader believes should use natural resources available on its territory to counter Russian aggression and liberate the occupied territories.
11:20, 13 August 2019
Crimean Tatar man brutally murdered in occupied Crimea – journalist The man had gone missing July 10.
09:40, 12 July 2019
Ukraine's envoy to UN sends to UNSG call of Mejlis to recognize genocide of Crimean Tatars Ukraine and the rest of the world are on May 18 honoring the victims of genocide against the Crimean Tatar people.
20:56, 18 May 2019
Russia hopes for new "referendum" in Crimea to completely "legitimize" annexation – Mejlis member The Russian leaders have developed a special program to populate the peninsula with people loyal to the Kremlin.
11:23, 18 March 2019
Russian security forces detain deputy chairman of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Crimean Tatar activist and political scientist Lenora Dyulber was also stopped by the Russian FSB at the de-facto border between the occupied Crimea and mainland Ukraine.
15:20, 15 November 2018
Crimean Tatars' Mejlis schedules conference in Kyiv for Nov 12 The Kurultai conference will discuss the situation in Crimea and tasks of national self-governing bodies under the conditions of the temporary occupation of Crimea by Russia.
13:00, 02 November 2018
ICJ reminds Russia of need to comply with demands on Mejlis The court ordered Russia to inform before Jan 19, 2019, about the implementation of ruling on allowing the Mejlis to resume its work.
23:30, 19 July 2018
Ukraine asks ICJ to explain decision on Mejlis Despite the court decision, Russia never allowed the representative body to renew operations.
19:10, 24 April 2018
Over 60 Crimean Tatars imprisoned in Russian-occupied Crimea – Chubarov <p>Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Member of Parliament of Ukraine Refat Chubarov has told Ukrainian TV Channel 5 that the Russian-controlled occupation authorities are increasing pressure on the Crimean Tatars on the annexed peninsula.</p>
10:32, 05 January 2018
Activists in St. Petersburg stage single-person pickets to support Crimean Tatars (Video) <p>Activists in Russia's St. Petersburg staged single-person pickets on November 18 in support of the Crimean Tatars, and against reprisals in the Russian-occupied Crimean, according to Strategy-18 public initiative, as reported by RFE/RL's Ukrainian service.</p>
23:45, 19 November 2017
Crimean Tatar leaders freed by Russia arrive in Kyiv <p>Deputy Chairmen of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz, who have recently been freed by Russia and extradited to Turkey, have arrived in Kyiv, Ukraine, according to Ukrainian journalist and coordinator of the Stop Terror Group Semen Kabakaev.</p>
14:13, 27 October 2017
Crimean Tatar Mejlis members freed by Russia expected in Kyiv on Oct 27 <p>Deputy chairmen of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz, who were freed by Russia and extradited to Turkey, are expected to arrive in Kyiv by plane on October 27, according to acting minister for information policy Emine Dzheppar (Dzhaparova).</p>
15:53, 26 October 2017
EU on Crimean Tatar Mejlis members' release: "This is good news" <p>The European Union has welcomed the release of deputy chairmen of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov and called on Russia to release all unlawfully arrested citizens of Ukraine.</p>
09:59, 26 October 2017
Russia frees Crimean Tatar political prisoners Chiygoz and Umerov – lawyer <p>Russian lawyer Nikolay Polozov has announced that Ukrainian political prisoners, Crimean Tatars Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov, who were convicted by the Russian occupying authorities in the annexed Crimea, have been freed from criminal prosecution.</p>
15:49, 25 October 2017
UN insists on resumption of Mejlis activities in occupied Crimea <p>The United Nations declares that the Russian Federation must refrain from maintaining or imposing limitations on the ability of the Crimean Tatar community to conserve its representative institutions, including the Mejlis, according to the Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine (February 16 to 15 May 15, 2017) from UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, published on June 13, 2017.</p>
20:55, 13 June 2017
RFE/RL: Crimean Tatar leader Umerov goes on trial on separatism charge in occupied Crimea <p>A Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia's seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine has gone on trial on June 7, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).</p>
00:33, 08 June 2017
Occupying authorities not to unban Crimean Tatars' Mejlis – Russian media <p>The occupying authorities in Russian-annexed Crimea are not going to unban the Crimean Tatar People's Mejlis, according to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti.</p>
22:57, 23 April 2017
Crimean Tatar Mejlis suing Russia in ECHR <p>On March 29, the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people filed a suit with the European Court of Human Rights in connection with the fact that the Russian authorities included the Mejlis in the list of extremist organizations, effectively banning its activities, including in the occupied Crimea, Memorial human rights center reports.</p>
13:30, 31 March 2017