Today the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation considers the appeal against the sentence given to four prisoners in the so-called "Hizb ut-Tahrir" case.
According to lawyer Edem Semedlyaev, the guys feel well and convey thanks to all who support them.
“We say a big Hello from Rostov. Mighty Forces will come to your aid,” Rustem Vaitov says in a video from a jail in the city of Rostov-on-Don during videoconference.
QHA memo. Crimean Tatars Ruslan Zeytullaev, Rustem Vaitov, Nuri Primov and Ferat Sayfullaev were accused of organization and participation in Sevastopol cell of Hizb ut-Tahrir. The prosecutor asked 17 years imprisonment for Zeytullaev as the organizer of the cell, and 8 years for the rest of prisoners. The North-Caucasian Military District Court (Russia) sentenced Ruslan Zeytullaev to 7 years in prison, while Rustem Vaitov, Nuri Primov, and Ferat Sayfullaev to 5 years.