Crimean Tatars are fined 1mln rubles: Chubarov

11 July 2014 10:09

Crimean Tatar activists who held a peaceful action at Ukraine Crimea border May 3 to meet Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Jemilev are to pay a total of 1 mln rubles in fines.

Total sum of fines, that Crimean Tatar activists are to pay over their meeting Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Jemilev at Ukraine Crimea boarder on May 3, is estimated at 1 mln rubles.

Head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov announced this during press conference that was held in Kyiv, July 10, amid Chubarov’s ban on entry Crimea for 5 year.

«Crimean Tatars who met Jemilev at Ukraine Crimea border are brought to justice and are forced to pay about 1 mln rubles fines”- he said.

Chubarov also noted, that repressions towards Crimean Tatar people in Crimea are taking another forms.

“There is an increasing of cases of journalists, activists kidnapping and even murder of people. The decree on rehabilitation of Crimean Tatar people is a simple declaration; if fact, Crimean Tatars facing restrictions of their rights”.

Thousands of Crimean Tatars have staged a peaceful action to meet their leader Mustafa Jemilev at Ukraine Crimea border on May 3, amid the authorities’ ban on Jemilev to enter Crimea for 5 years.

In order to avoid a conflict, Crimean Tatars' Mejlis made a decision on the return of their leader to Kyiv and the activists to Crimea.