On Tuesday, August 23, the Crimean Tatar Resource Center, with the support of the Representation of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Ukraine, began the work of the “Freedom Camp”, which takes place in Transcarpathia.
The event is attended by people from different parts of Ukraine and trainers from Ukraine and other European countries told the participants about the occupation of Crimea and human rights violations on the peninsula, about the liberation struggle in the historical context, the strategy of activism, human rights and sustainable development, the role of visual language and design in international information campaigns
Opening the “Camp” Irina Starovitska, project manager of the Representation, told the participants about the activities and areas of work of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom. In his turn, ARC expert Professor Borys Babin told the camp participants about the occupation of Crimea in the context of violations of international law, about the mechanisms for protecting human rights in the context of Russian aggression against Ukraine, and about the specifics of information campaigns on this issue.
The ARC expert also talked to the participants about the media and organizational features of public authorities, criminal authorities and migration policy after the de-occupation of Crimea. Participation in the camp of gifted and hardworking young journalists, bloggers and social activists opens up great opportunities for further work on the de-occupation of the peninsula.