Russia persecuting 93 Crimean Tatars for political reasons.

Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova has stated that the Russian Federation persecutes 93 Crimean Tatars for political reasons.

"Today, Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha! A holiday of faith and mercy, spiritual perfection, generosity, help to the needy, love for neighbor. Unfortunately, not everyone celebrates it in the family circle and on Ukrainian soil," Denisova posted on Telegram.

She noted that thousands of Crimean Tatars had been forced to leave the peninsula due to the actions by the occupying power.

"Russian Federation persecutes 93 Crimean Tatars for political reasons. Of these, 78 serve illegal sentences in the territory of the occupying country: 36 of them are already convicted, 42 are under investigation," the Commissioner noted.

As Denisova stressed, the Crimean Tatars are extremely steadfast and strong-willed people who are fighting for the right to be free and live in their homeland.

She also wished them strong faith, unshakable hope, and boundless support from their relatives.

"May the holiday of Eid al-Adha be happy, blessed, and joyful for all Muslims," Denisova wrote.

ol

UkrInform

Ukraine and world news. Ukrinform brings the latest news, daily news, political news, business news, social news, cultural news, sports news, international news

https://www.ukrinform.net/

Related news
Parents keep memory of murdered student alive by promoting rideshare safety.

Parents keep memory of murdered student alive by promoting rideshare safety.

Samantha Johnson was kidnapped and murdered by Nathaniel Rowland after getting in his car, believing it was a rideshare. Two years later, he was convicted and sentenced to life behind bars.

Marine vet reacts to 'disturbing' assessment of US ability to respond to China.

Marine vet reacts to 'disturbing' assessment of US ability to respond to China.

Veteran Josiah Lippincott tells 'The Ingraham Angle' how we may strengthen America's weakest links #Ingraham #FoxNews Subscribe to Fox News! Watch more Fox News Video: Watch Fox News Channel Live: FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassi...

'Outnumbered' debates Simone Biles' withdrawal from Olympic events.

'Outnumbered' debates Simone Biles' withdrawal from Olympic events.

Simone Biles cited 'mental health' as the reason she did not compete in the team final competition. Subscribe to Fox News! Watch more Fox News Video: Watch Fox News Channel Live: FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service de...

Homan: DHS trying to 'hide' border apprehension numbers.

Homan: DHS trying to 'hide' border apprehension numbers.

Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan blasts Biden administration over border crisis Subscribe to Fox News! Watch more Fox News Video: Watch Fox News Channel Live: FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breakin...

Media gave Biden a 'pass' for comments on Facebook: Kurtz - FOX News Rundown.

Media gave Biden a 'pass' for comments on Facebook: Kurtz - FOX News Rundown.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance Tuesday, recommending that people who are vaccinated against COVID-19 should again wear masks indoors in areas of the U.S. where the virus is surging. The CDC also recommends that...

Lithuania facing migration wave on Belarus border - DW News.

Lithuania facing migration wave on Belarus border - DW News.

A growing number of African and Middle Eastern migrants have been illegally entering Lithuania from Belarus. The country says it is finding it hard to cope. Lithuania and Belarus share a 680-kilometer (423-mile) border. In many places, the two cou...