Crimea: Baseless Conviction of Crimean Tatar Leader
Akhtem Chiygoz speaks to then Tatar deputy of the Ukraine’s parliament, Mustafa Jemilev. © 2006 Reuters
(Kyiv) – A Russian court in Crimea on September 11, 2017, found a prominent Crimean Tatar leader guilty on charges of organizing “mass riots” following an unfair trial, Human Right Watch said today. The court sentenced the Crimean Tatar leader, Akhtem Chiygoz, to eight years in prison.
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Source: Human Rights Watch