"Russia does everything to destroy the gene pool of the Crimean Tatar people", - Bariev

Ukrainian News
Muarrir
27 September 2022, 14:48
Muarrir
27 September 2022, 14:48

Russia is exterminating the indigenous Crimean Tatar people, violating two international documents, for purpose.

Eskender Bariev, a member of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, chairman of the board of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center, told QIRIM.News about this.

"On the one hand, we are witnessing a violation of Article 51 of the Geneva Convention (the occupying power shall not force persons to serve in its armed or auxiliary forces) and a gross violation of the Declaration of Indigenous Peoples, which clearly states that any actions of the state must be carried out in accordance with indigenous people, and representatives of the indigenous people should not be drafted into the army", he explained.

Bariev added that in this case, we see that Russia is doing everything to destroy the gene pool of the Crimean Tatar people.