Crimean Tatar Resource Center

Defendant in the so-called Hizb ut-Tahrir case Vadym Bektemyrov was transferred to the Russian Federation

30 April 2021

The defendant in the so-called Hizb ut-Tahrir case, Vadym Bektemyrov, was transferred from the occupied Crimea to a pre-trial detention center in the city of Rostov-on-Don. This was reported by the Crimean Solidarity public association.

We remind that on July 7, Russian security forces conducted mass searches in the dwellings of the Crimean Tatars in the Bakhchisaray, Krasnohvardiiske and Simferopol districts of the occupied Crimea. Seven people were 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 individual 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 Sufianov and Seyran Khayretdynov in the form of detention.