Russian law enforcers charge Crimean Tatar journalist Lilya Budzhurova with ‘extremism’

Source : 112 Ukraine

Head of Mejlis Refat Chubarov said the reporter received notice of suspicion
14:12, 30 May 2016

‘In the morning of May 30, 2016, agents of Russia’s occupant law enforcement agencies visited Lilya Budzhurova at her place. According to our information, she received a notice of suspicion, which said she was suspected of extremist activities’, Chubarov wrote.

Later that day, Budzhurova specified that the law enforcers reached her at work, not at home. ‘It turns out that a call for helping children is the act of extremism. Today, the Prosecutor’s Office of Simferopol handed me another notice of suspicion, warning me of extremist activities and respective measures foreseen by the law about the media. They found ‘crimes’ in my posts at Facebook and my blog at’, she wrote.   

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