Crimean human rights activist has hearing postponed

An attorney of Emir-Usein Kuku, one of the defendants in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir case" is on a business trip.

23 June 2016 17:00

The hearing for a human rights defender Emir-Usein Kuku, one of the defendants in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir case" was postponed until June 28, "Crimean solidarity " reported on Facebook.

- The hearing of Emir Usein Kuku has been postponed until 28.06 13.00 due to the official business trip of his lawyer, reported a human rights activist Anna Bogacheva.

The next court hearing on Thursday, June 23 over four Crimean Tatars, defendants in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir case", is shown by a video conference. The police surrounded the building and traditionally started searching people who came to the court.

The hearing of "Hizb ut-Tahrir case" is held in the Court of Appeal. Four Crimean Tatars – Emir-Usein Kuku, Vadim Siruk, Enver Bekirov and Muslim Aliyev suspected of "terrorism" have not been brought to the court.

Alexander Popkov - lawyer of the Crimean Tatar Emir-Usein Kuku says his client’s situation is a vivid example of the false fight against terrorism by the Russian Security Forces.

Emil Kurbedinov, a lawyer of four Crimean Tatars tried in Rostov-on-Don, believes that charging the detained Crimean Muslims with involvement in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir" organization , which is prohibited in Russia, is repressions.