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Crimean Human Rights Group Sends Evidence Of Denial Of Access To Native-Language Education In Crimea To ICJ

Crimean Human Rights Group Sends Evidence Of Denial Of Access To Native-Language Education In Crimea To ICJ

The Crimean Human Rights Group has sent to the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) evidence of discrimination against Ukrainians in the Russia-annexed Crimea in the form of denial of access to education in the Ukrainian language.

The press service of the Parliament's Commissioner for Human Rights announced this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

According to the results of monitoring conducted by the Crimean Human Rights Group, the number of pupils studying in the Ukrainian language has reduced 36-fold since 2013.

According to the group, 13,589 people received education in the Ukrainian language in the Crimea in 2013, compared with 371 in 2016.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, the United Nations International Court of Justice ordered Russia on April 19 to allow the activities of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and ensure availability of education in the Ukrainian language in the Russia-annexed Crimea.


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