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Crimean Human Rights Group published its latest review on the monitoring of human rights violations over May 2017 in the Russian-occupied Ukrainian Crimea, according to the organization’s page on Facebook.

In particular, human rights activists collected information about politically motivated prosecutions, including the "Case of February 26," the "Hizb ut-Tahrir case", "Ukrainian saboteurs’ case" and "Vladimir Baluh case."

The section "Freedom of speech and expression," describes the case against Crimean journalist Mykola Semena, as well as against Ilmi Umerov and Suleiman Kadyrov.

The review, in particular, reported on the detention of the editor of the Crimean Tatar newspaper Avdet Shevket Kaybullaev, searches at the Crimean Tatar activists Tofik Abdulgaziev, Riza Izetov, Nadir Mambetshaev, detention of Suleiman Kadyrov when laying flowers at the monument to the victims of deportation and arrest of drivers who moved with Crimean Tatar flags, as well as facts of obstruction to journalistic activity.

Reference: Crimean Human Rights Group (CHRG) is an organization consisting of human rights defenders and journalists from the Crimea, aiming to promote the observance and protection of human rights in the occupied Ukrainian peninsula.

Earlier, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine demanded the Russian Federation to respect orders of the UN International Court on the termination of illegal actions against representatives of the Crimean Tatar people.

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