Hundreds of children in the occupied Crimea are forced to grow up without their dads, without their support, care and smile. They miss them very much. Unfortunately, many children witnessed searches and detentions. The children of the political prisoner Osman Arifmemetov saw all the horror that left a deep wound. Now they are afraid that the occupants will take their mother too.
On Monday, October 25, Amet Suleymanov, a political prisoner involved in the so-called third Bakhchysarai Hizb ut-Tahrir case, turned 37 years old. He is forced to celebrate his birthday in captivity - under house arrest. The staff of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center sincerely congratulates Amet Suleymanov on his birthday! We wish you speedy release and reunification with your family and loved ones, good health, patience, unbending will and prosperity!
On Monday, October 25, Russian security forces detained 20 Crimean Tatar activists who came as listeners to a so-called court session on the so-called Krasnohvardiiske Hizb ut-Tahrir case. This was reported by the Crimean Solidarity public association.
On Thursday, October 22, the Military Court of Appeal in Vlasikha kept the defendants in the so-called second Simferopol Hizb ut-Tahrir case in custody. Seytveli Seytabdiev, Rustem Seytkhalilov, Ruslan Suleymanov, Asan Yanikov and Akim Bekirov will remain in jail until December 15, 2021.
On Friday, October 22, the so-called Gagarin District Court of the occupied Crimea passed a sentence to Ihor Shmiedt, who was accused of participating in the Jehovah's Witnesses religious organization banned in Russia. He was sentenced to 6 years in a general regime colony.
The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea for 9 months of 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, Russian security forces carried out 46 searches, 238 arrests / detentions and 238 interrogations, interviews and conversations. The total number of arrests for 9 months of this year is 147: 25 - new arrests, 18 - administrative arrests, 83 - prolongation of detention, 22 - sentences. There were 292 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial, 122 - to the healthcare access. Also, 38 cases of transportation of political prisoners of Crimea were recorded. Fines were imposed 55 times. Most of the violations by the occupants are attributed to the representatives of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people. This practice has become systemic on the peninsula.
The defendants in the so-called third Bakhchysarai Hizb ut-Tahrir case have the term of arrest extended
The so-called Russian court extended the term of detention of the defendants in the so-called third Bakhchisarai Hizb ut-Tahrir case. Seytumer Seytumerov, Osman Seytumerov, Rustem Seitmemetov, Amet Suleymanov will remain under arrest for another month.
The Crimean Tatar Resource Center presents an analysis of human rights violations in the occupied Crimea over 9 months of 2021. According to the organization, during the reporting period, Russian security forces carried out 46 searches, 238 arrests / detentions and 238 interrogations, interviews and conversations. The total number of arrests for 9 months of this year is 147: 25 - new arrests, 18 - administrative arrests, 83 - prolongation of detention, 22 - sentences. There were 292 cases of violation of the right to a fair trial, 122 - to the healthcare access. Also, 38 cases of transportation of political prisoners of Crimea were recorded. Fines were imposed 55 times.
In the Russian Federation, a search was carried out in the house of an activist who spoke out in defense of the Crimean Tatars
On Wednesday, October 20, Russian security officials came to the house of activist Olga Smirnova, who took part in pickets in support of the Crimean Tatars. She is accused of justifying terrorism. Human rights activist Irina Yatsenko reported this via Facebook.
Lawyer Sergei Legostov visited 63-year-old political prisoner Oleg Prykhodko in the Vladimirsky Central prison for especially dangerous criminals. A pro-Ukrainian activist complains of gross violations and cruel treatment of him. This was reported by the Crimean Solidarity public association.
On Tuesday, October 19, in the office of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, a meeting was held with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia to Ukraine, Mr. Yuddi Krisnandi. The interlocutors discussed the situation in the occupied Crimea, and also paid attention to the activities of the Crimean Platform.
Eskender Bariiev, Head of the Board of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center, Head of the Department of Legal and Foreign Affairs of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, took part in the panel discussion Ukraine 30: Not Just Words, which was organized by the Liberal Democratic League of Ukraine.
On Wednesday, October 20, the Crimean Tatar Resource Center held a meeting with representatives of the Slovenian Embassy in Ukraine. The diplomats were told about the situation with human rights violations in the occupied Crimea, and the interlocutors discussed ways of further cooperation.
On Thursday, October 14, Russian security forces detained 16-year-old civilian journalist Amar Abdulgaziev near the building of the so-called Crimean garrison military court. The occupants asked him questions about his father, Tofik Abdulgaziev, and later released him. This was reported by the Crimean Solidarity public association.
On Tuesday, October 19, Kyiv hosted a presentation of the Internet portal "Virtual Museum of Russian Aggression, which tells about the key events and crimes committed during the occupation of the territories of Ukraine - Crimea and parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions by the Russian Federation.
The whereabouts of the political prisoner Oleh Prykhodko remain unknown since the moment of his transfer to the Vladimirsky Central prison. Yana Zinkevych, MP from the European Solidarity faction, called on all competent persons to make efforts to free the Ukrainian.
On Saturday, October 16, the Crimean Tatar Resource Center with the support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Ukraine continued the work of the V Academy of Public Diplomacy of the Crimean Tatars. As part of the III online session, future people's diplomats were introduced to the peculiarities of Ukraine in world politics.
On Friday, October 15, the so-called Supreme Court of Crimea sentenced Ukrainian Konstantin Schiringa to 12 years for allegedly spying for Kyiv (Article 276 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
The Southern District Military Court of Rostov-on-Don extended the preventive measure for Ismet Ibrahimov, a defendant in the so-called Hizb ut-Tahrir case. He will remain in jail until January 24, 2022.
First Deputy Chairman of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Nariman Dzhelialov, who is accused of committing sabotage, was placed in the department of the Balaban Crimean Republican Psychiatric Hospital 1 for examination. Lawyer Nikolai Polozov announced this via his Facebook page.