Overview of the situation in Crimea. October 2017
On 25 October, two deputy chairmen of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people – Ilmi Umerov (sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment in a colony-settlement) and Akhtem Chiygoz (sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment in a strict regime colony) were released from serving their sentence and forwarded to Turkey, from where they flew to Ukraine. The occupation authorities of Crimea have initiated 11 new politically motivated criminal cases. All arrested people are Crimean Tatars. It is also noted that activists of the public association “Crimean solidarity” are constantly being persecuted.
November 11, 2017 14:20