The Moscow court began to consider cases of the Crimean Tatars detained near the Supreme Court of Russia. The first eight defendants were obliged to pay 20 thousand rubles each.

Марина ПищулинаQHA media
29 July 2019, 17:27
Марина ПищулинаQHA media
29 July 2019, 17:27

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.

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In total, seven more Crimean Tatars are likely to receive similar verdicts during the day at Moscow’s Tagansky District Court at similar court sessions.

QHA media reported that on July 11, a flash mob was held at the building of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation in support of four Crimean Tatars convicted in the Hizb ut-Tahrir case, Enver Mamutov, Zevri Abseitov, Rustem Abiltarov and Remzi Memetov. The participants were mainly relatives, friends and compatriots of the convicts from the Crimea. Also civilian activists and journalists came to support the Crimean Tatars convicted of “terrorism”.