President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called the detention of Crimean public figure, human rights activist Abdureshit Dzhepparov in the occupied Crimea an act of repression against the Crimean Tatar people
“Today the occupants broke into the house of Abdureshit Dzhepparov. He is one of the representatives of the Crimean Tatar national movement, a human rights activist, a citizen of Ukraine. Where he is now, what happened to him is unknown. This is another example of Russian repressions against the indigenous people of Crimea, all our people. Thousands and thousands of such examples during the aggression both in Crimea and in other regions occupied by Russia”,- Zelenskyy said in an evening video message.