The authors of the draft resolution of the UN General Assembly on violations of rights of residents of Crimea in the Ukrainian period, presented it to journalists in Simferopol. On Friday, January 27, the head of the public Council under the state Committee of Crimea for interethnic relations and deported citizens Nikolai Kuzmin, reports TASS.
A copy of the document is in the possession of the Agency. “This project will be submitted to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation”, — said Kuzmin.
The document reflect the situation of human rights in the Crimea from 1991 to 2014. In particular, the authors urge Kiev to “bring the Crimean public apology for human rights violations 23 years.” It is also proposed to condemn discrimination, inciting ethnic and religious hatred against the inhabitants of the Peninsula. A separate item made of the blockade of the region: water, transport, food, energy.
In addition, the draft resolution prepared by local human rights defenders, lawyers and political scientists, addresses the problem of violation of rights of Ukrainians in the country after a violent change of power in 2014.
On the eve of the Ukrainian government announced that the Cabinet is preparing a plan for reintegration of Crimea into the country. The Minister for the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Vadim Chernysh explained that the strategy is aimed at helping residents of these areas of administrative services, providing opportunities of distance education. A similar program, according to his statement, will be implemented in uncontrolled Kiev part of the Donbass.
That the Crimean authorities have prepared a draft resolution on human rights violations in the “Ukrainian” period, it became known on January 16. State Duma Deputy Ruslan Balbec described the document as a stepping stone for the future, as, in his opinion, while the European countries discriminate against the data on the situation on the Peninsula.
Crimea and Sevastopol became part of Russia in March 2014 on the results of the referendum. Kiev considers this territory temporarily occupied and does not recognize the industry. In Moscow, however, consider the question of Crimean status closed.