SIMFEROPOL (QHA) -

Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Jemilev allocated $ 10,000 to family of Reshat Ametov -- a Crimean Tatar, pro-Ukrainian activist, who was brutally killed on the outskirts of Simferopol in March 2014.The incident has not been detected and the guilty persons have not been punished yet.

Amid Jemilev’s ban to enter Crimea for 5 years, money was given by his aide Riza Shevkiev.

“Reshat Ametov is a national hero who did not break. He is a real man, an example for our youth on how should one resist the evil”- Shevkiev said.

Jemilev noted, that money was appropriated from ‘Solidarity Prize’ he was conferred with in Poland, June 3.

“Reshat Ametov’s wife now has to bring her children up alone. We are doing our best to help such families. Money was allocated from that part of Solidarity Prize that was intended for me personally”- Jemilev said to QHA correspondent.

Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Jemilev was conferred with Polish “Solidarity Prize” award in Warsaw, June 3 for his “contribution to promoting democracy in line with the principles of solidarity”.

The award consists of three segments: 250,000 euros for the laureate, 700,000 euros for Polish development aid programs named by the winner, and 50,000 euros for a study trip around Poland, so that he can “learn more about our successful struggle for freedom.”

QHA