SIMFEROPOL / AQMESCJIT (QHA) -

The so-called "Supreme Court of the Crimea" extended the custody of the defendants in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir case", fabricated by the invaders, for two months, according to Aleksei Ladin, the lawyer of one of the accused Crimean human rights activist Emir-Usein Kuku, Censor reports.

According to the lawyer, the argument of the Kremlin-controlled "court" was "standard".

“The arrest was extended for two months, that is - up to one and a half years. This is the maximum period of detention in this category of cases. The argument was standard. I can not say anything specific due to the fact that the court session was closed.”

Ladin went on saying that "the judge, as usual, did not grant" the claimed recusing the judge and the representative of the prosecution at the meeting in the case against his client.

Reference: As of today, at least 19 Crimean Tatars are persecuted by the Russian Federation for political reasons in the case of Hizb ut-Tahrir.

Earlier QHA reported that the lawyer Edem Semedlyaev told about the health of the defendants in a fabricated "Hizb ut-Tahrir case", and the conditions in the remand prisons, where they are held.

PHOTO: The Day newspaper

QHA