A message posted on the official website of the International Court in the Hague informs that since the beginning of the Russian occupation of the Crimean peninsula, 179 people who disagree with the results of the so-called referendum on the accession of the Crimea to the Russian Federation, have been arrested.
Reportedly, at the moment these persons are transported from Crimea to prisons of the Russian Federation.
“Several of the civilians who opposed the referendum on March 16 were reportedly arrested and held in custody since March, 2014. There is information indicating non-compliance with due process and the right to a fair trial. It is reported that about 179 detainees who were forcibly transferred from detention in Crimea to places of detention in the Russian Federation,” reads the message on the website of the International Court.
Earlier, a Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoisky sent a statement to the Hague International Tribunal on the disposition of the rented Belbek airport in Sevastopol by the occupants.