From 14 to 18 years: the occupiers asked for huge terms of imprisonment for political prisoners

January 27, 2023

Russian prosecutor Sergei Aydinov requested 14 to 18 years for political prisoners in Crimea: Oleksandr Syzykov, Alim Sufianov and Seyran Khairetdynov.

We remind you that on July 7, Russian security forces conducted mass searches in the homes of Crimean Tatars in the Bakhchysarai, Krasnohvardiiske and Simferopol districts of the occupied Crimea.  Seven people have been detained.  All were taken to the FSB headquarters in Simferopol.  On July 7, the so-called Kyiv district court of Simferopol sent Oleksandr Syzykov, a disabled person of the first group, under house arrest.  On July 8, the so-called Kyiv district court of the occupied Crimea chose a measure of restraint for Ismet Ibrahimov, Zekirya Muratov, Vadym Bektemyrov, Emil Ziyadynov, Alim Sufyinov and Seyran Khairetdynov in the form of detention.