Serious deterioration of the human rights situation in Crimea, which started in July, continued in August. Two politically motivated sentences (on Vladimir Balukh and Redvan Suleymanov cases) have been passed; a new criminal case has been opened against the condemned Balukh; one more Ukrainian citizen (Gennadiy Limeshko) has been arrested and charged with alleged subversive activity. Moreover, 10 days of demonstrative arrest have been adjudged to 76-year-old Server Karametov, suffering from Parkinson’s disease, who held a single-person picket. Persons detained during the search in Novoklenovo village have faced torture using electricity.
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