Crimean Tatars become target of ethnic hatred while tension is rising in Ukraine

Minority Rights Group Europe (MRG) is gravely concerned about the serious threat to minorities and indigenous peoples in Crimea, in particular to the Crimean Tatars, ignited by the presence of Russian troops and the proposed referendum on the secession of Crimea.

The human rights organization calls for the Parliament in Crimea, the Russian Federation and the Ukrainian government to take immediate measures to protect the rights of all minorities and to ease ethnic tensions.

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Date of publication: 13/03/2014

Total number of pages: 2

Language: english

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