The Committee for Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs of the OSCE PA supported the Ukrainian draft resolution on the violation of human rights in the annexed Crimea, the Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, People's Deputy of Ukraine Refat Chubarov informed on his Facebook page.
The draft resolution is called "Ongoing violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine)". It was presented by the Ukrainian delegation.
According to Chubarov, 35 people voted for the adoption of the resolution, nine opposed it, and seven abstained from voting.
“The road to the adoption of this resolution at the OSCE PA plenary meeting, which will be held the day after tomorrow, is open,” Chubarov commented on the decision of the OSCE PA.
Earlier, on June 14 the European Parliament supported the resolution "On Russia, notably the case of Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov," in which it strongly condemned the massive systematic violations of human rights in Russia and the territory of the occupied Crimea. The resolution also specifies requirements for the Kremlin to release all unlawfully detained political prisoners.
President Petro Poroshenko said that the European Parliament's resolution condemning Russia's massive violations of human rights is a consolidated voice of the European parliamentarians in defense of more than 70 Ukrainian political prisoners captured and kept by the Kremlin.