The UN General Assembly approved an updated resolution on “the Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, Ukraine”. On Twitter announced the Embassy of Ukraine in Argentina.

According to the report, voted for the resolution 70 countries, against 26 countries, 76 countries abstained.


On 14 November the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly approved an updated resolution on human rights in the temporarily occupied Crimea.

Leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Cemil has published in his Facebookнекоторые provisions of the draft resolution:

1. Confirms that between Ukraine and Russia there is an international armed conflict.

2. Deplores the retroactive application of the Russian Federation of its own laws in the occupied territory and forcible transfer of citizens of Ukraine in the Russian citizenship, illegal the call of the Crimean armed forces, is expressly prohibited by international humanitarian law.

3. Calls on Russia to comply with the interim decision of the International court of justice to restore the rights and freedoms of Ukrainian citizens on the Peninsula; calls on the Russian occupation authorities to ensure the educational process in Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar languages.

4.Condemns the lack of access to Crimea to the UN Monitoring Mission on human rights in Ukraine, despite the respective mandate of the Mission, and also contains a request to prepare the second thematic report on the Crimea until the end of the 72nd session of the UNGA (September 2018) and to inform the 37th session of the Council on human rights UN on situation with human rights in the Crimea (March 2018).

The UN General Assembly supported a Ukrainian resolution on Crimea 20.12.2017

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