Ukraine/Crimea: Deportation of the Indigenous Crimean Tatar People as the Ongoing International Crime

Report contains the analysis of legal qualification of the deportation of Indigenous Crimean Tatar people in 1944-1989 and after 2014 from its historical native land in Crimea according to the principles of law, norms of international humanitarian and criminal law, to the provision of Soviet and modern Ukrainian criminal material and process legislation and comparing with the coherent ECoHR practice.

Reporters prove that deportation of Crimean Tatars is an international crime, which has no statute of limitations, and is such that still lasting; that Ukraine has the proper substantive and procedural jurisdiction for its investigation and the final qualification; that legal recognition of this deportation as genocide will become ultimate after the commencement of the relevant decision of the competent court.

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Date: 06/07/2016




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