KYIV (QHA) -

The film about the national leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev was awarded at the "Bir Duino - Kyrgyzstan 2017", international film festival.

The corresponding information appeared on Amnesty International Ukraine page on Facebook.

“There is wonderful insider news! Just a moment ago "Mustafa" documentary film received the "Best film on the coverage of human rights and freedoms" award at the International Film Festival "Bir Duino - Kyrgyzstan 2017,” reads the message.

It should be reminded that, the film "Mustafa" is a film narrative on key events in the life of Dzhemilev: deportation, first imprisonment, hunger strike.

He spent more than 15 years in Soviet camps and prisons, withstood the longest hunger strike in the history - 306 days, all in the struggle for returning his People from the places of deportation to the Crimea, his native land.

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