11 Crimean Tatars behind bars in Crimea

Under a pretext of fighting "extremism and terrorism," the government pursues the Crimean Tatars, who openly oppose Russia’s occupation of Crimea.

1 April 2016 17:05

11 Crimean Tatars are behind bars in occupied Crimea, the Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, MP Refat Chubarov said speaking in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

According to a QHA correspondent, Chubarov went on saying the Russian occupants are stepping up repressions in occupied Crimea, and now they got to the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People - the highest executive representative body of the Crimean Tatars.

Earlier, the Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Refat Chubarov told the QHA about drawing up the "Ahtem Chiygoz List" that will include those who bear criminal responsibility for human rights violations since the first day of the occupation of Crimea.