Write to Russia: Nariman Dzhelyal – Crimean Tatar activist imprisoned on false charges

Nariman Dzhelyal is a journalist and Crimean Tatar activist who, until the organisation was banned as 'extremist', was first deputy head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People (an…

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The Deportation of the Crimean Tatars – 79 Years ago

18 May 2023  Source: Perm Centre for Historical Memory For the anniversary on 18 May, Aleksandr Murtazaev, a Memorial volunteer, talks about the deportation of Crimean Tatars and his own…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Crimean activist Irina Danilovich is a political prisoner

17 February 2023 Irina Danilovich was sentenced to seven years in a Russian penal colony on charges of possessing explosives Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ an independent human…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Ruslan Abdurakhmanov, convicted of participating in an illegal armed group, is a political prisoner

10 February 2023 Ruslan Abdurakhmanov was sentenced to five years in a strict regime penal colony for involvement in the Chelebidzhikhan Volunteer Battalion. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: From 1783 to our day – Russia has come for the Crimean Tatars again

17 April 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV On 25 April, Russian security forces detained Crimean Tatar human rights activist Abdureshit Dzhepparov. Before doing so, they conducted a search of…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Yashar Shikhametov is a political prisoner

27 January 2023 Yashar Shikhametov, a resident of Crimea, has been sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment for involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Crimean Tatar activist Ansar Osmanov is a political prisoner

15 December 2022 Ansar Osmanov faces terrorism charges on account of alleged involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project, ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three Crimean Tatars convicted of sabotage are political prisoners

13 January 2023 Nariman Dzhelyal, Asan Akhtemov and Aziz Akhtemov were sentenced to terms of imprisonment ranging from 13 to 17 years. The charges were fabricated, and during the investigation…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Crimean resident Marlen Mustafaev, convicted of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, is a political prisoner

22 December 2022 Marlen Mustafaev has been sentenced to 17 years’ imprisonment Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with international standards, considers Crimean…

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OVD-Info Bulletin No. 282: No word from outside. Aleksei Navalny is not receiving letters from his wife

3 December 2022 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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