Ukraine condemns illegal arrest of Crimean Tatar Mamedeminov

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Ministry called upon international organizations to take measures
13:10, 26 March 2018

The Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine condemns the detention of Crimean Tatar activist and blogger Nariman Memedinov in occupied Crimea. This was reported by the press service of the ministry.

"The Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine draws attention of the international community, in particular the relevant institutions of the UN, OSCE, Council of Europe, to the systematic violation of human rights in the Crimea and calls to take appropriate measures to prevent such actions on the part of the aggressor state," the message says.

Related: FSB holds searches in occupied Crimea

On March 22, FSB officers searched the house of Crimean Tatar blogger Nariman Memedinov in the village of Kholmovka in the Bakhchysarai district. Relatives of Nariman said that the search was conducted in a rather crude form. Not only Memedinovs' house was surrounded, but the whole street. After this, the law enforcers took Nariman to Simferopol.

As it was reported earlier, on March 23, Kyiv district court of Simferopol, controlled by the Kremlin, arrested Memedeminov for two months.

Related: New searches take place in occupied Crimea

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