Ilmi Umerov, Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people was refused to be released from a psychiatric hospital. This was announced iby his lawyer, Mark Feygin in hisTwitter.
"We came to the hospital with his familiy. He was supposed to be released. But FSB investigator Skrypka changed his mind and decided to mock at us," - Feygin wrote.
Приехали семьёй за Ильми в больницу. Должны были отпустить. Но следователь ФСБ Скрипка передумал. Решил издеваться pic.twitter.com/iVKl9JCnOH— Mark Feygin (@mark_feygin) 29 августа 2016 г.
Earlier, International human rights organization Human Rights Watch calls on the Russian authorities to immediately release the deputy chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov, held in a psychiatric hospital.