The so-called Hizb ut-Tahrir case defendant Rustem Emiruseinov’s health deteriorated – wife

January 13, 2020

The so-called Hizb ut-Tahrir case defendant Rustem Emiruseinov’s health has detriorated. The political prisoner complains of constant headaches and also has serious problems with his teeth. The Crimean Tatar Resource Center was informed about this by his wife Alie.

“The state of health leaves much to be desired. He is experiencing serious problems with his teeth. His teeth are crumbling and falling out. He has chronic sinusitis and kept in the cell, where it is constantly cold, his sinusitis can aggravate at any time. Constant headaches torment him”, – him wife emphasized, adding that he is not provided with necessary healthcare.

According to Alie, the conditions in the pre-trial detention center are terrible: there are more people in the cell than the number of places, there is no clean drinking water, the food is not suitable for human consumption.

We remind that on February 14, 2019, Russian security forces conducted searches in the dwellings of Crimean Tatars in the village  Oktyabrskoe of Krasnogvardeyskoye district. Three men were detained and taken to the FSB. Criminal proceedings were instituted against them on suspicion of organizing and participating in the activities of the Hizb ut-Tahrir organization banned in the Russian Federation.

On February 15, the so-called Kyiv District Court of Simferopol arrested Eskender Abdulhaniev, Rustem Emiruseinov and Arsen Abkhairov detained after a search of the Crimean Tatars on suspicion of membership in the Hizb ut-Tahrir organization, which was banned in Russia.