The Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars will operate in Kyiv. In connection with the illegal decision of the "Supreme Court" of Crimea, the representative body of the Crimean Tatar people will move to the capital of Ukraine, where the Mejlis main office is to be located. The Mejlis leadership will implement a Special Council, which will include Mustafa Jemilev, Leader of the Crimean Tatars, Refat Chubarov, Mejlis’s Chairman, and 8 Mejlis members.
It was reported earlier that Russian occupants has rendered a verdict in the "Mejlis case" declaring it to be an extremist organization and banning its activities in Russia, including the Crimean peninsula. Today, April 26, the "Prosecutor" of Crimea Natalia Poklonskaya told at the next court hearing about the cooperation of the Mejlis members with the West and links of the representative body of the Crimean Tatar people with terrorist organizations.
Earlier, as evidence of the Mejlis extremist activity, the Russian court attached to the case the article “Protest in the Woods” written by Mustafa Jemilev in 1988. The Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov said that in the coming days the international organizations, including the United Nations will respond with concrete actions to the decision on the Mejlis's ban.
As QHA reported earlier, the First Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of Crimean Tatars Nariman Jelal at the hearing on April 26 said that such international organizations as the UN, the OSCE, the Government of Turkey, the US and EU countries expressed their support for the Mejlis.