Crimean Tatar Resource Center

Activist Zaur Abdullaiev's arrest extended for 4 months

6 October 2021

The Russian-controlled Lenin District Court of Sevastopol extended the arrest of Crimean activist Zaur Abdullaiev, who was detained after searches on August 17, for 4 months - until January 22, 2022. This was reported by the Crimean Solidarity public association.

We remind you that on August 17, Russian security officials came to the houses of five Crimean Tatars: Dzhebbar Bekirov, Zaur Abdullaiev, Rustem Tairov, Raif Fevziiev and Rustem Murasov. All activists were detained. On August 17, 2021, the so-called Lenin District Court of Sevastopol chose Dzhebbar Bekirov and Rustem Tairova a measure of restraint in the form of detention until October 11, 2021, and the so-called Kyiv District Court of Simferopol chose Imam Raif Fevziiev a measure of restraint in the form of detention until October 12, 2021. On August 18, 2021, the so-called Lenin District Court of Sevastopol chose Rustem Murasov and Zaur Abdullaiev a measure of restraint in the form of detention until October 11, 2021.