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According to Russian Human Rights Ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova, rights of the Crimean Tatars accused in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir" case were not violated with detention of their lawyer Emil Kurbedinov by  occupants in Crimea. Such statement was made in a phone conversation with the  Ukrainian Commissioner on Human Rights Valeria Lutkovska, website of the Ukrainian Ombudsman reports.
 
Thus, Moskalkova assured that during the court session of February 3 on the so-called "Hizb ut-Tahrir" case, the right of the accused to defense were respected, as they were able to use the services of lawyers representing the defendants, with their consent. Also, the Russian Ombudsman reported that the court had granted the guarantee that trials would not be held without lawyers.
Meanwhile, the invaders for another month extended arrest of the equipment seized by Russian security forces during a search at the office of the Crimean lawyers Emil Kurbedinov and Eden Semedlyaev, making it difficult to conduct their affairs, as well as extended arrest for the four persons involved in Yalta "case of Hizb ut-Tahrir" until April 8, 2017.
 
Lawyer Emil Kurbedinov was arrested in the morning of January 26 and charged with an offense under Article 20.3 of the RF Administrative Code (Propaganda or public demonstration of Nazi paraphernalia or symbols, or paraphernalia or symbols of extremist organizations, or other paraphernalia or symbols, propaganda or public demonstration of which is prohibited by federal law) for the publication of in the social network of 2013. Kurbedinov pleaded guilty in part, noting that he posted the publication, but was not engaged in propaganda he is charged with. The court found him guilty and arrested for 10 days.
Russian and Ukrainian colleagues of Kurbedinov appealed to the Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation with a request to take a set of measures on protection lawyer Emil Kurbedinov and prevent the purely political persecution.

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