UNESCO says the deteriorating situation in the occupied Crimea – Ministry of foreign Affairs

ЮНЕСКО констатирует ухудшение ситуации в оккупированном Крыму, - МИД

In the Crimea record of human rights violations

The United Nations educational, scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO) said the deteriorating situation in the occupied Crimea in the fields of competence of the organization. About it reports RBC-Ukraine with reference to the press service of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine.

It is reported that on 6 April the tenth information meeting on the situation in the temporarily occupied Crimea in the fields of competence of UNESCO. During the meeting were presented the reports of the offices of the UN high Commissioner for human rights, representative on freedom of the media OSCE, the international Council on monuments and sites (ICOMOS), as well as Amnesty International.

“The reports stated further deterioration of the situation in the temporarily occupied Crimea in the fields of competence of UNESCO, provides concrete evidence of the ongoing human rights violations, oppression of national minorities, press freedom, safety of journalists, protection of cultural heritage, obstacles in access to education in their native language,” – said the Minister.

According to the results of the meeting it was confirmed the preservation issues of the occupied Crimea in the list of priorities of UNESCO.

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