The trial of the Crimean Tatar activists’ in the so-called "case of May 3", when the Crimean Tatars met their national leader Mustafa Dzhemilev, is to be held today in Armenyask, reported on his FB page Tair Smedlyaev, the head of the CEC of the Kurultai of the Crimean Tatar people.
According to him, Tahir Smedlyaev is to be tried at 12 p.m., Eden Osmanov - 2.00 p.m.
Reminder: Tahir Smedlyaev was arrested on Oct. 22, 2014 in the city of Old Crimea for participation in the meeting of the Crimean Tatar people’s leader Mustafa Dzhemilev May 3, 2014. He was charged under Section 318 of the first part of the Russian Criminal Code for "use of violence against a government representative."
Eden Osmanov, 34, was arrested Jan. 19, 2015 in the village of Chernomorskoe. He is accused of use of force against a law enforcement officer in the course of the meeting of the Crimean Tatar people’s leader Mustafa Dzhemilev May 3, 2014. A house of Eden Osmanov’s parents was searched with his mother having been fined RUB 10 thousand for "organization" of roadblocks May 3, 2014.
May, 3 rally was held in different regions of Crimea since the leader of the Crimea Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev was banned entering Crimea. The administrative protocols were drawn up against many Crimean Tatars who were at the protest rallies. Then, the cases were submitted to the Crimean District Courts. Many participants of this rally faced substantial fines.