Do you know what effects Russia’s intervention in Crimea is having on the Tatar People native to the peninsula? Do you know who the Tatars are? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
On Wednesday, May 28th, our host Karma Chavez interviewed Barbara Weiser Peace Corps Volunteer who lived with the Crimean Tatar people in the region. They discussed the region in which the Tatars live and centrally the current conflict facing the Tatars living under, in several ways, repressive control by the Russian government. On May 23, 2014 Amnesty International released a public statement entitled “Harassment and Violence Against Crimean Tatars By State and Non-State Actors.” To find out more check out iccrimea.org.