The second anniversary of the occupation of Crimea: Ukraine remembers the heroes of the resistance

Second anniversary of the occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine remembers the heroes of the resistance «green men».

This is reported by «Crimea.Realities».

Dzhemilev: in occupied Crimea are systematically violated the rights and repression against the Crimean Tatars
Islyamov has shared the plan for the return of Crimea to Ukraine

«On Friday a number of schools would have a class dedicated to the Day of the Crimean resistance to the Russian occupation. In Kiev will take place international forum «Crimea is Ukraine. Annexed the Peninsula between the past and the future». The participants will try to find a formula of the socio-political future of the Crimea», — stated in the message.

In Lviv on this day opens a series of photo exhibitions «No home» and «memories of the Crimea». On the same day the famous Lviv champion Oleg Skavysh will try once more to establish a record of Ukraine, extending the tram with his teeth. «So Oleg wants to draw attention to the problem of occupation of Crimea», — explained the organizers of the events.

On February 27, in Lviv, on Svobody Avenue in the square near the monument to Taras Shevchenko will take place performance «the Crimea», dedicated to «total violation of human rights on the Peninsula.»

On adminpraise with Crimea in the Kherson area it is planned «Patriotic rally» — from Novoalekseevka to Genichesk.

Continuing in Ukraine information and communication campaign «Crimea is Ukraine!». It consists of a Burgundy campaign, in which famous Ukrainian journalists and artists talk about «the Crimea».

The campaign has also produced videos in which famous and ordinary Ukrainians to address words of support to the inhabitants of the Crimea.

Will also be presented a documentary devoted to the annexation of Crimea and the current political repressions against Ukrainians in Crimea.

A dozen media outlets that are engaged in the Crimean theme, in the framework of the project «Crimean issue» will join the marathon on the Day of resistance to the occupation in Crimea.

Dzhemilev: in occupied Crimea are systematically violated the rights and repression against the Crimean Tatars

Majlis alleges systematic human rights violations, persecutions and repressions against the Crimean Tatars in temporarily occupied by Russia Crimea.

Wrote about this on his page in Facebook MP from the «Block of Petro Poroshenko,» Authorized of President on Affairs of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev on the occasion of the second anniversary of the resistance of the Crimean Tatar people of the Russian occupation.

«Exactly 2 years ago, February 26, 2014, at the initiative of the Majlis of the Crimean Tatar people near the walls of the Crimean Parliament convened a mass meeting to prevent the adoption by the Supreme Council of the Crimea decisions, directed on violation of territorial integrity and state borders of Ukraine», — he noted.

«Then the supporters of the sovereignty of Ukraine – Crimean Tatars and the Crimean residents of other nationalities — was resisted by the activists of the party «Russian unity» and groups of so-called «self-defense», however, the participants of the peace rally managed to prevent the holding of an extraordinary session of the Parliament», — said Dzhemilev.

«But the next day, at around 4 a.m. on 27 February 2014, the Supreme Council and the Council of Ministers of Crimea were seized by armed masked men unmarked. On the Peninsula began events, the consequences of which dramatically changed the established and familiar to all the inhabitants of the Crimea political, legal and economic way of life,» said Commissioner of the President on Affairs of the Crimean Tatar people.

«These events are still accompanied by systematic human rights violations, in particular, the Majlis of the Crimean Tatar people have to say about the persecution and repression of the indigenous people of Crimea – Crimean Tatars», — Dzhemilev emphasized.

Islyamov has shared the plan for the return of Crimea to Ukraine

To return to the Crimea – «the main goal of life» has set itself the head of the coordinating headquarters of the Civilian blockade of the Crimea Lenur islyamov.

He told about it in interview to «the Ukrainian truth».

I Islyamov has a plan for the return of the Peninsula, and he is ready to submit it to the President and the Prime Minister.

«The first is to recognize Crimean Tatars as indigenous people of Crimea. In The Verkhovna Rada.

Second: to gain political weight. To gather together, and the Prime Minister, and the President and say the following: «We Crimean Tatars have not saved or did not save Ukrainians Crimean Tatar origin, we did not save them in the Crimea. Crimea is not available now, tomorrow we bring him back we can’t. But let’s get through Crimean Tatar autonomy.»

Further, according to Islyamov, you should enter the Crimean Tatars representation in the UN. «They, as indigenous people of Crimea, to protect and to achieve de-occupation of Crimea legally. There’s a Convention.

So, we’re not just the Ukrainians that the Russians can say «We gave you in 1954 the Crimea, what do you want from us? You’ve used the Crimea, now we took it back,» explained islyamov.

Then you need to «do the Crimean Tatar battalion», to replace the passport (all citizens of Ukraine in the occupied territories). «The Crimean Tatars the most important they deliver what they get Crimean Tatar Republic within Ukraine, said islyamov. And added: «sorry, we never hide what we want to do it. We never hid that I want to do it as part of Ukraine. We just want to recover their own rights.»

He is convinced that if the plan is implemented in such a scenario, the possible reaction of Russia will be discarded. «When the Tatars will be a weapon, they’ll try to pick up something!».

«Crimea was not taken away from the Tatars. Crimea was taken from Ukrainians, said islyamov. — Ukraine was unable to protect the Crimean Tatars, the Crimean Tatar unarmed people. I say that we had a weapon. We must protect this land.»

February 26, 2014 at walls of the Supreme Council of ARC took place meeting of supporters of the territorial integrity of Ukraine and activists of the party «Russian unity», which then led to the current self-proclaimed head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov. During the rally there was a fight in which two protesters were killed.

After the annexation of Crimea by Russia on the Peninsula of the Russian militiamen began to judge Crimean Tatar activists who participated in the rally of supporters of Ukraine’s territorial integrity.

In this case also there passes the Deputy Chairman of the Majlis of the Crimean Tatars Akhtem Chigos, which for more than a year is in jail Simferopol. Defendants of the fault do not recognise and consider this case politically motivated.

On 15 February at the meeting of the Russian Supreme court of Crimea it was decided to send this case for further investigation.

The human rights center «memorial» in Russia recognized political prisoners defendants in the «case on February 26,» that are kept in detention of Akhtem Chilgoza, Ali Asanov and Mustafa, degermendgi.

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared on 20 February 2014 the beginning of temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia. October 7, 2015 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed the law. International organizations have recognized the occupation and illegal annexation of Crimea and condemned Russia’s actions. Western countries have imposed various economic sanctions. Russia denies its occupation of the Peninsula, and calls it the «restoration of historical justice».

The second anniversary of the occupation of Crimea: Ukraine remembers the heroes of the resistance 26.02.2016

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