“Voice of Crimea” newspaper celebrates 20th anniversary

24 September 2013 10:50
SIMFEROPOL (QHA) - Socio-political newspaper “Voice of Crimea” first appeared in Crimea 20 years ago. In honor of its anniversary, scientific conference “Crimean Tatars in XXI century” was held. Crimean Tatar scientists, politicians, activists and veterans of national movement took part in the conference. The event was held at the archive premises of the well-known Crimean Tatar human rights activist Aishe Seytmuratova. The presenters touched upon many aspects of the life of Crimean Tatar people such as the development of Crimean Tatar language, revival of traditions, cooperation with international organizations, charity and others. “Crimean Tatars have entered the 21st century with many problems. Ways of resolving them need to be found, considered, justified and proposed to Crimean Tatar community”, said Eldar Seitbekirov, editor-in-chief of “Voice of Crimea” to QHA correspondent. Nadir Bekirov, head of the Foundation for research and support of indigenous people of Crimea shared experience of cooperating with international organizations. Professor of the Crimean Engineering and Pedagogical University Umer Abdulgazis made a report on possible ways of development of the Crimean Tatar language. Aishe Seytmuratova discussed charity among the Crimean Tatars. Summing up the event, Eldar Seitbekirov suggested to hold the second conference that would cover issues more in-depth with involvement of scientists, including foreign ones. The participants adopted a resolution, in which they appealed to raise funds for the preparation and conduct of the second conference “Crimean Tatars in XXI century”.