It became known that on June 28, a civic journalist and an activist of the Crimean Solidarity, Nariman Memediminov, without the decision of the court, based only on the investigator's decision, was forcibly placed in a hospital to undergo a psychiatric examination. He will spend at least 20 days in the hospital. This is reported by the "Crimean Solidarity" with reference to the lawyer Emil Kurbedinov.
On Thursday, June 28, Russian "law enforcers" searched the house of Akhtem Mustafayev in Bakhchysarai who is the driver of the wife of the leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev. He and his father were detained, but after the "investigative measures" they were both released, - reports "Crimean Solidarity".
The chairman of the permanent Ukrainian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Volodymyr Ariev, said that he managed to convince the PACE Bureau to hold the debate on Ukrainian political prisoners during the summer session of the assembly. The debate will be held on Thursday, June 28.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine demands Russia to allow Denisova to visit Ukrainian political prisoners
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine calls on Russia to allow the Ukrainian ombudsperson Liudmila Denisova to Ukrainian political prisoners who are illegally held in the dungeons of the FSB and Russian colonies.
On Monday, June 25, Secretary General of the Council of Europe (COE) Thorbjorn Jagland has filed an official request to Russian President Vladimir Putin to pardon Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, was sentenced to 20 years in a strict regime penal colony. This was announced by the Director of the Communications Department, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Daniel Holtgen to the DW publication, reports Krim.Realii.
In Crimea, the political prisoner Vladimir Balukh intensifies his hunger strike, drinking only water. Such a decision is a protest against the provocation of the detention facility administration in relation to the Ukrainian activist. It has been reported on the website of "Krym.Realii".
The US State Department has called on Russia to "stop the campaign against Crimean Tatars in the occupied Crimea", wrote US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert on her Twitter account.
The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents the analysis of violations of human rights in the occupied Crimea over April 2018. According to the organization, during the month, Russian "law enforcers" conducted 36 searches. Six detentions and 10 interrogations and warnings presented by the occupation authorities were registered. Most of these violations are conducted in relation to the Crimean Tatars. The total number of arrests in April made 19, 15 of which - in relation to the representatives of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people. 38 times the right to a fair trial was violated, 29 times - in relation to the Crimean Tatars. 5 times the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health was violated. 2 times Russian "security officers" violated the right to freedom of peaceful assembly.The total of fines imposed by the occupation courts in April made 190 thousand rubles.