Today, July 29, the Tagansky District Court of Moscow began trials of the Crimean Tatars, who in early July came to support their compatriots to the appellate hearing of the “first Bakhchysarai group” in the “Hizb ut-Tahrir case” and after that they were detained outside the Supreme the court of Russia.
Human rights group Crimean Solidarity reported about the start of sessions.
It is already known that Rustem Tairov, Edem Abdullaev, Oleksandr Gavrikov, Kazim Useinov, Osman Abdurazakov, Nariman Ibragimov, Zenur Appazov and Izzet Saifullin were found guilty under part 20 of Article 20.2 of the Administrative Code of Russia and received the same punishment in the form of a fine of 20 thousand rubles (about 315 USD).
During the sessions, the court systematically refuses to file defense motions to call witnesses from among the officers of the Russian police, as well as the person representing the prosecution.
The lawyers for the accused are Konstantin Andreev, Olga Gnezdilova and Rustam Matsev.