The court of Rostov-on-Don in Russia sentenced Crimean Tatar to 12 years of imprisonment. He is accused of terrorism and organizing the cell of Islamic organization Hizb-Ut Tahrir forbidden in Russia. This was reported in Facebook by the journalist Vyacheslav Ryazantsev.
“North Caucasian district military court sentenced Crimean Tatar national Ruslan Zeitullayev to 12 years in high-security prison accused of organizing the cell of Hizb-Ut Tahrir in Crimea, More than 20 people came to support Zeitullayev, he wrote.”
According to the lawyer of Zeitullayev, the Crimean Tatar stopped starving himself today, on the 22nd day of hunger strike.
Earlier it was reported that the court of Rostov-on-Don in Russia started the debates on case of Ruslan Zeitullayev, Crimean Tatar national accused of organizing the cell of Hizb-Ut Tahrir which is forbidden in Russian Federation. Russian prosecutor Gennady Trukhanov during the debates asked to sentence Crimean Tatar national to 17 years of imprisonment in the colony.