Arrested Crimean activist Remzi Bekirov was released after three days, according to his message on Facebook of April 2.
“I am free. Thank you all for your support, I really felt it. Together we are strong!” Bekirov wrote.
Earlier, QHA reported that on the morning of March 30, officers of the Center for Combating Extremism detained Remzi Bekirov and charged him with the alleged dissemination of extremist materials in the social network.
Later, Center E detained public activists Usman Arifmemetov (Osman Arifma) and Riza Izetov, as well as a Ukrainian journalist Taras Ibragimov who came to visit Bekirov. Their documents were taken away and the detainees were kept in the basement of the Simferopol Center for Countering Extremism. Later Arifmemetov was released, and soon Taras Ibragimov and Riza Izetov were released as well.
On the same day, the Kremlin-controlled Simferopol district court delivered a judgment in respect to the Crimean Tatar activist Remzi Bekirov, according to which he was arrested for three days over disseminating extremist materials.