The situation with human rights in Crimea has severely deteriorated since Russia began its occupation.
In particular the authorities have targeted the Crimean Tatar community, a Muslim ethnic minority that is native to the Crimean peninsula and that has openly opposed Russia’s occupation. At the same time the authorities encouraged widespread abuses implicated in enforced disappearances and unlawful detention and ill-treatment of Crimean Tatars, activists, journalists, and other individuals who are perceived to be pro-Ukrainian.
This map documents the abuses outlined above. It is based on reliable media content monitoring and human rights watchdogs’ reports. To date, there are of them.