Court in annexed Crimea extends arrest for seven covnicts within Hizb Ut-Tahrir case

They will be imprisoned until at least February 15, 2020
15:35, 9 November 2019

Crimean solidarity

Kyiv Region Court of the annexed Simferopol extended the arrest for the seven involved in Khizb Ut-Takhrir case. The arrested men will be at the detention center until February 15, 2020 as Krym.Realii informs. 

"During today's proceeding, our defendants stated that they were citizens of Ukraine and demanded to treat them according to the rules of the international law," said lawyer Nazim Sheikhambetov. 

Related: Hizb ut-Tahrir case: Five Crimean Tatars got prison terms extended until November 5

Akim Bekirov, Yashar Muedinov, Izzet Abdullaev, Asan Yanikov, Servet Haziev, Medgyt Abdurakhmanov and Vladlen Abdulkadyrov will be held in custody until February 2020. 

Hizb Ut-Tahrir is the international Islamic political party that was established in 1953 in East Jerusalem. The organization is recognized as the terrorist one in Russia and Kazakhstan. The members of the party are prosecuted in some countries of the Central Asia but they are not accused of the terrorism.

As we reported earlier, Crimean lawyer Emil Kurbedinov had left the temporary detention center in the occupied Simferopol after the administrative arrest. 

He was arrested for five days for the post on Facebook dated by 2013.

Related: 126 Crimean Tatars detained in Russian-annexed Crimea since early 2019

Related: Crimean court extends detention for defendants in "Hizb Ut-Tahrir case"

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