Thursday, March 9, 2017
Sutuation [sic] of Crimean Tatars to be discussed in London
A discussion is being announced in the capital of Great Britain about the lives of Ukrainian citizens under occupation, as well as about the indigenous people of Crimea - the Crimean Tatars.
Panel discussion "The annexed Crimea: Crimean Tatars and their struggle for freedom" is scheduled for March 10 at the Royal Institute of International Relations in London, the First Deputy Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar reported on her Facebook page.
“We will talk about the lives of citizens of Ukraine in the conditions of Russian occupation, as well as the role and pressure on the indigenous people of the Crimea. The event will be held jointly with the Estonian Institute for Human Rights as part of the implementation of the Crimean Tatars Strategy of Public Diplomacy, which was presented on August 9, 2016 to the International Day of Indigenous Peoples,” Dzheppar wrote.
Reference: Russia annexed Crimea in 2014. Ukrainian Parliament considers February 20, 2014 the official date of the beginning of the occupation of the Crimean Peninsula.