The Simferopol detainees

<< 17 February 2016 >> Ahtem Chyigoz, Ali Asanov and Mustafa Degermendji are Political Prisoners The men being held as part of the “26 February 2014” Case are political prisoners, in the view of the Memorial Human Rights Centre (Moscow). Two years ago, on 26 February 2014, there were clashes in Simferopol outside the Crimean…

Crimean Tatars protest in Moscow

In 1969 members of the banished nation gathered on Mayakovsky Square << 21 December 2014 >> On 6 June 1969, the second day of the World Conference of Communist and Workers’ Parties [in Moscow], the Crimean Tatars staged a demonstration on Mayakovsky Square. There were five participants: ZAMPIRA ASANOVA, ENVER AMETOV, RESHAT DZHEMILEV, AIDER ZEITULAYEV,…