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10 September 2019

Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Solved Murder of Crimean Tatar Activist Reshat Ametov

The prosecutor’s office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea established that the abduction was committed by two members of the illegal armed group “Self-defense of Crimea” under the leadership of a former soldier of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. They have already faced allegations of having committed these crimes. This was reported in the press service of the office.

7 September 2019

24 POW sailors and 11 political prisoners returned to Ukraine (video)

On Saturday, the 7th of September, at Kyiv's Boryspil airport, an airplane landed with 24 POWs as well as 11 political prisoners who were illegally detained in Russian prisons and pre-trial detention centers. All of the aforementioned prisoners were released as a part of an exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and Russia. A video was posted on the website of the President’s Office on Facebook, in which 35 Ukrainian prisoners return home.

3 September 2019

Crimean Tatar Resource Center Calls Ukraine to Join Indigenous Peoples Initiative to the UNSG Climate Summit

On Tuesday, 3 September at noon, in the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center, the Crimean Tatar Resource Center held a briefing, where the speakers called Ukrainian government to join officially the indigenous peoples initiative to the UNSG Climate Summit. Speakers explained why it is important for Ukraine to join this initiative and how it relates to the deterioration of ecology in the occupied Crimea.

2 September 2019

Political Prisoner Ferat Sayfullaev Sent Letter from Russian Prison

Political prisoner, the defendant of Sevastopol “Hizb ut-Tahrir case”, Ferat Sayfullaev, who is unlawfully sentenced to five years in a Russian prison, sent a letter, in which he thanks all activist for their attention and support. This is reported on Facebook page "Ukrainas atbalsta biedrība/Товариство підтримки України".

2 September 2019

Criminal proceedings against businessman Oleh Zubkov initiated in the occupied Crimea

In the occupied Crimea, Russian law enforcement authorities initiated criminal proceedings against Oleh Zubkov, a rightful owner of the Taigan lion park and Kazka Zoo in Yalta, for failing to comply with a court decision to ban Walking to the Lions entertainment programme. This was reported by Crimea.Realities media agency via internet.