Crimean Tatars who can enter the parliament of the next convocation. Briefly about each

11 June 2019, 10:06
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The Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people decided to propose candidates for special parliamentary elections as part of several political forces. QHA media decided to remind people who can become people’s deputies of the next convocation.

Mustafa Dzhemilev

European Solidarity Party of Petro Poroshenko

Position on the list: 6

A human rights activist and politician, one of the leaders of the Crimean Tatar national movement, a Soviet political prisoner.

He was Chairman of the Mejlis from 1991 to 2013. From August 2014 to May 2019 – Presidential Commissioner for the Affairs of the Crimean Tatar people. People’s Deputy of Ukraine of six convocations.

Refat Chubarov

Party Strength and Honor of Ihor Smeshko

Position on the list: 3

Crimean Tatar politician and public figure. Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people since November 2013 . President of the World Congress of the Crimean Tatars. People’s Deputy of Ukraine of four convocations.

He was a member of the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea in two convocations. Served as Vice-Speaker of the Supreme Council of the ARC (1995-1998)

Akhtem Chiyhoz

European Solidarity Party of Petro Poroshenko

Position on the list: 9

Crimean Tatar politician. Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people since 2008.

In 2015, he was detained by the occupation authorities of the Crimea on charges of organizing a rally in defense of the territorial integrity of Ukraine (it was held on February 26, 2014). In September 2017, the Crimean “court” sentenced Chiygoz to 8 years in a strict regime colony. In October 2017 he was released, by extraditing to the Turkish side.

Awarded with the Order of Merit, III degree.

Rustem Umerov

The Voice party of Svyatoslav Vakarchuk

Position on the list: 18

Entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist.

Chief Executive Officer of ASTEM and Co-Founder of the ASTEM Foundation.

Delegate of Qurultay of the Crimean Tatar people and adviser to Mustafa Dzhemilev.

Emine Dzheppar

Ukrainian strategy party of Volodymyr Groysman

Position on the list: 3

Journalist and statesperson.

In 2011-2014, she was the presenter and author of programs on the ATR channel, and later on in the project of Krym. Realii, Radio Liberty.

In 2015-2016 she was Advisor to the Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine. First Deputy Minister of Information Policy since April 2016.

Tamila Tasheva

The Voice party of Svyatoslav Vakarchuk

Position on the list: 26

Social activist, human rights activist.

Co-founder and coordinator of the organization CrimeaSOS.

Engaged in the work on the issues of internally displaced persons, investigates the situation with human rights in the occupied Crimea.

Gayana Yuksel

Party of Greens of Ukraine led by Vitaly Kononov

Member of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people.

Member of the Presidium of the Mejlis: The Head of the development department of the Crimean Tatar media.

Advisor to the Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine on the Crimea issues.