European Court of Human Rights published the report, where it pointed that Court’s communications with governments of Russia and Ukraine started in some individual cases, directly connected with deathes and enforces disappearances in the occupied Crimea in 2014-2017 and with possible violation of right to life and ban of tortures and discrimination.

It is connected with Mr. Reshat Ametov, a Crimean Tatar, disappeared after he had last been seen at a pro-Ukrainian rally in the centre of Simferopol. His body, bearing signs of serious ill-treatment and with his head bound with duct tape and his legs shackled, was found on 15 March 2014 in the village of Zemlyanichnoye in the Crimea (application 46393/15).

Other case is for Mr. Stanislav Karachevskiy, who was a Ukrainian naval officer, was killed on 6 April 2014 by a Russian serviceman in a dormitory in Novofedorivka, Crimea (application 23777/17).

Another case is for Mrs Vedzhiye Kashka, an 83-year-old Crimean Tatar activist, was “arrested” by aggressor’s “police officers” on 23 November 2017 and immediately after her “arrest” she suffered a cardiac arrest and died (application 51616/20).

In applications 1495/16, 72739/17, 42287/20, 19155/21, 27728/21 and 29474/21 there are desribed cases of Timur Shaymardanov, Islyam Dzhepparov, Dzhevdet Islyamov, Ervin Ibragimov, Arlen Terekhov, Ruslan Ganiyev, Mukhtar Arislanov and Seyran Zinedinov, all Crimean Tatars, pro-Ukrainian activists in the Crimea, disappeared between 2014 and 2016.

One of above-pointed cases was represented to ECtHR by our Association expert professor and laywer Borys Babin.

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