Crimea public prosecution office investigates house-checks of Crimean Tatars in Simferopol

Source : 112 Ukraine

Crimea public prosecution office starts prejudicial investigation of last week searches and arrests
17:05, 30 May 2016

On May 26 Russian power structures representatives carried on irregular migrants operation. During this operation they made a search of Tatars' houses and markets. Then Tatars were taken to Department for Countering Extremism until night without any food and the right to call a lawyer, reports “Radio Svoboda”.

Crimean press service featured that these actions - illegal deprivation of freedom, illegal entry of a dwelling, and violation of the right of protection - are of criminal nature.

Prosecutor's office asserted that imprisonment for 5 years is the most suitable punishment for these actions.

Ukrainian government and world community regularly urge Russia to stop purges in the annexed Crimea.

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

Related: Forum of Crimean Tatar youth kicks off in Kyiv

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