The Crimean "Supreme Court" in the city of Simferopol rejected the appeals by three lawyers of the Crimean Tatars, accused of terrorism in the " Hizb ut-Tahrir case"- Vadim Siruk, Muslim Aliyev and Enver Bekirov. The Kremlin-controlled judges have not changed the court’s decision to extend the detention term of the detainees until 8 September, reported the Crimean Political Prisoners Group.
- The Court, as expected, has not changed the decision to extend the detention term of three suspects, i.e. until 08.09.2016, reads a message.
The hearing on Thursday, June 23 of four Crimean Tatars, defendants in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir case" was held by a videoconference.
The hearing for a Crimean human rights defender Emir Usein Kuku has been postponed until June, 28.
Rostov-on-Don continues holding hearings of four Crimean Tatars, Ukrainian citizens Rustem Vaitov, Ferrat Sayfullaev, Yuri Primov and Ruslan Zeytullaev. The Crimean Muslims were illegally detained in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and taken to the Russian Federation against their will. They are also suspected of involvement in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir" organization banned in the Russian Federation.