U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom concern over religious freedom violations in Crimea


“Religious minority communities, particularly Muslim Crimean Tatars, suffer because of Russia’s application of its more restrictive criminal and administrative codes, notably its onerous registration requirements and notorious anti-extremism law” says U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Chairman Robert P. George in a press statement released in Washington.

“The human rights and religious freedom situation in Crimea has deteriorated dramatically since the illegal March 2014 Russian occupation”

See the full statement here


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