The second detained Crimean Tatar after the search was arrested for 10 days

January 18, 2018

On Thursday, January 18, the Kirovsky district court of Crimea arrested the detained in the morning after the search Girai Kulametov for 10 days for publication of the video in 2012. He was charged with Article 20.3 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation.


The petition of the defense to withdraw and exclude the expertise from the materials of the case about the content of the video was rejected.

On January 18, Russian law enforcers conducted searches in the houses of Crimean Tatar activists, participants of one-man protests on October 14 – Girai Kulametov (Staryi Krym) and Kemal Seityaev (Belogorsk). Both were detained.

Later Belogorsky district court of Crimea fined Kemal Seityaev, who was detained in the morning after a search, for one thousand rubles for keeping "Timur Mutsuraev's song" in the social network "Vkontakte". He was charged with Article 20.29 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.