Illegally detained Crimean Tatar Teimur Abdullaev was transferred to disciplinary cell groundlessly. The man has fever heat, weakness and suffocating cough as Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmyla Denisova reported on Facebook.
“Crimean Tatar Teimur Abdullaev, who is illegally kept at prison colony #2 in the Republic of Bashkortostan, with fever heat, weakness and suffocating cough was transferred to disciplinary cell groundlessly,” Denisova wrote.
She also reported that according to the relatives, the man was not provided with medical aid and it is a direct violation of Article 3, the European Convention on Human Rights and main freedoms and Articles 9, 10, 22 Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners approved by UN.
“Such actions of the leadership of the prison colony are equal to tortures and inhuman treatment and pose the threat to life and health of Teimur Abdullaev. The rights of the Crimean Tatar are systematically violated by the leadership of the mentioned facility as he was kept in the disciplinary cell during five months groundlessly,” the ombudsman reported.
Lyudmyla Denisova appealed to the Russian ombudsman Tatiana Moskalkova with the demand to immediately respond and provide the restoration of rights of Teimur Abdullaev. Particularly, the stop of the tortures and inhuman treatment, to provide the provision of the proper medical aid, to bring the terms of detention in line with the minimum rules for the treatment of prisoners and find out the legality of the transfer to the disciplinary cell.
“I ask the international society to pay attention to flagrant violations of human rights of the Crimean Tatar who is illegally detained in the Russian prison. To continue to activity aiming for the protection of the rights of all Kremlin prisoners, enhance pressure on the country-occupant to force it to stop the violation of norms of the international right and release them immediately,” she added.
As we reported, Ukraine demands that Russia release all the detainees and abide by a UN General Assembly resolution.