KYIV (QHA) -

The human rights organization Amnesty International is launching a marathon in November 2017 in support of the Crimean human rights activist, political prisoner Emir-Usein Kuku, the Director of the organization Oksana Pokalchuk said during a press conference dedicated to the International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances, QHA correspondent reports.

Last year, activists of the international organization launched a similar marathon in support of the Ervin Ibraimov kidnapped in the Crimea, and this action continues to this day.

The purpose of such marathons is to generate the public's interest in the current situation with human rights in the occupied Crimea, since it is information support that plays an important role in the issue of ending the repression on the peninsula.

According to Pokalchuk, during the previous marathon, about 7 million people from 178 countries of the world were told about Ibraimov.

Reference: On February 11, 2016 as a result of illegal searches in the homes of Crimean Tatars, 12 people were detained. Among them were representatives of the "Yalta four" Emir-Usein Kuku, Vadim Siruk, Enver Bekirov and Muslim Aliyev who are accused of participating in the organization "Hizb ut-Tahrir" banned in the territory of the Russian Federation.

Emir-Usein Kuku was charged under the Article 278 of the Russian Federation Criminal Code "Forcible seizure of power or forcible retention of power" by occupation law enforcement.

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