‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three Crimean Muslims convicted of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir are political prisoners

19 July 2022 Ernest Ibragimov, Oleg Fedorov and Zekiriya Muratov have been prosecuted under terrorist articles of the Russian Criminal Code without being accused of terrorism Source: Political Prisoners Memorial…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three residents of Crimea, accused of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

20 June 2022 According to investigators, a three-member terrorist cell was headed by a person with severe visual impairment Source: Human Rights Project 'Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial' The Human…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Ukrainian journalist Vladislav Esipenko, convicted in Crimea, is a political prisoner

25 March 2022 Esipenko has been sentenced to six years in a penal colony on charges of possessing a grenade Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Memorial Human Rights Centre, in…

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Viktor Kogan-Yasny: Public opinion in a dictatorship: Crimea, the Constitution, etc.

16 March 2022 by Viktor Kogan-Yasny, writer, political and civil society activist and commentator, advisor to the chair of the Yabloko party Analysing surveys of public opinion in a dictatorship…

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Quote for the Week: “We demand that the Russian authorities stop their practice of not letting journalists carry out their professional duties” – National Union of Journalists of Ukraine

Week-ending 26 November 2021 “We demand that the Russian authorities stop their practice of detaining participants of peaceful gatherings and of not letting journalists carry out their professional duties. We…

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Person of the Week: detained Nariman Dzhelyal, First Deputy Head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis, faces new charges

Week-ending 19 November 2021 Nariman Dzhelyal at the Crimea Platform inaugural meeting Photo facebook.com/ppu.gov.ua/photos via Human Rights in Ukraine Nariman Dzhelyal, First Deputy Head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and…

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Person of the Week: Crimean Tatar lawyer Edem Semedlyaev

Week-ending 29 October 2021 Edem Semdlyaev, Simferopol, Crimea 2021 © 2021 Crimean Solidarity On 25 October 2021, the Russian authorities arbitrarily arrested the lawyer Edem Semedlyaev in Simferopol, Crimea. Human Rights…

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Legal Case of the Week: The on-going trial of Crimean Tatar Azamat Eyupov

Week-ending 17 September 2021 Photo of Azamat Eyupov: Crimean Tatar Resource Centre Veteran of the Crimean Tatar national movement Azamat Eyupov is on trial in Russia, facing a 15-20-year sentence on…

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Legal Case of the Week: Nariman Dzhelyal, deputy chair of the Mejlis, remanded in custody for two months

Nariman Dzhelyal at the Crimea Platform inaugural meeting. Photo: Facebook via Human Rights in Ukraine On 4 September 2021 Russian security services raided the home of Nariman Dzhelyal, a deputy…

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