KYIV (QHA) -

Information on violations of human rights in the occupied Crimea should be repeatedly mentioned on various international platforms, a member of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Eskender Bariev stated during the press conference Protection of human rights and de-occupation of Crimea through public diplomacy, as cited by QHA correspondent.

According to him, work on informing the international community about the real state of affairs on the peninsula should be of permanent and systematic character.

"The reaction of the international community contributes to protecting Crimeans from torture, physical influences and prevents people from disappearing," Bariev said.

He further noted that, according to the Crimean Tatar Resource Center, 57 people are considered political prisoners in the Russian-occupied Crimea.

Earlier it became known, that Ilmi Umerov, Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, will leave for Paris on November 7, where he will receive his prize in competition the Platform for European Memory and Conscience.

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