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Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people will initiate conducting of rallies, in accordance with Russian legislation, to support human rights in Crimea. Following decision was made during Mejlis session Sept 27.

“We agreed on conducting rallies to support human rights in Crimea in accordance with legislation of Russian Federation. If we are banned from holding the rallies, we will dispute the issue in the court”- deputy head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Ahtem Chiygoz said.

Mejlis members have also discussed conducting of the next Kurultay session, still concrete decision on the date and place of the session has not been made yet. Among the possible variants, there are Crimea, Kyiv and Turkey.

Head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people participated in the sitting via Skype, amid his ban from entry Crimea for 5 years.

Mejlis members condemned illegal activity of Crimean authorities towards Crimean Tatars, among them pressure on Crimean Tatar representative body – the Mejlis.

To recall, Sept 16, building of Mejlis central office in Simferopol was seized and searched by police and FSB officers Mejlis’s stuff was given 24 hours to evacuate the building.

Mejlis evacuated the building Sept 19, still were fined 50,000 rubles as failed to meet the deadline (leave the building in 24 hours).

QHA