(QHA) -

Crimean Tatar leader, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Jemilev has brought a lawsuit to European Court of Human Rights against Russia, web portal of Ukrainian government informs.

Details will be announced at a joint briefing of Jemilev with Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko and member of the Justice Ministry's Expert Council Arkadiy Buschenko on July 16.

To recall, on the eve of 70th anniversary of Crimean Tatar deportation on May 18, 1944,  Jemilev was banned from entering Crimea for 5 years.

Same ban was imposed against head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov.

Both Jemilev and Chubarov were accused of “extremism”. Crimean Prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya also threatened that Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people would be banned and liquidated if “engaged in extremist activity”.

Refat Chubarov is not ruling out that Mejlis may be banned in Crimea, emphasizing that Crimean Tatar national movement will never stop.

QHA