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1. August 24, 2016

- Court dismissed Seyran Saliev’s appeal

- The so-called "Supreme Court" of the Crimea dismissed the appeal by the Crimean Tatar Seyran Saliev, who is charged with organizing an unsanctioned rally May 12, 2016.

- The defense intends to again appeal the decision by the Bakhchisarai District Court, which is seeking to fine Seyran Saliev RUB 20 thousand.

- On May 12, FSB and OMON conducted unreasonable searches in the homes of the Crimean Muslims, and following that arrested Enver Mamutov, Rustem Abiltarov, Zevri Abseitov and Remzi Memetov.


2. August 26, 2016

- Polozov filed petition for release of Jemilev’s son 

- Hayser Jemilev’s lawyer Nikolai Polozov filed a petition to the Soviet District Court in the city of Astrakhan seeking conditional release of his defendant.

- The Russian lawyer released to public a formal document indicating that Hayser Jemilev was recognized a citizen of Ukraine since only those persons are considered to be "Russian citizens who were residing in the territory of the Republic of Crimea" on the date of annexation of the peninsula. Hayser did not live on the territory of the peninsula at the time of annexation.

- The Krasnodar Regional Court sentenced Hayser Jemilev to five years' imprisonment for causing death by negligence.


3. August 25, 2016

- Prisoners of Rostov to deliver final plea and be passed verdict

- The North Caucasus District Military Court ceased the debates over the case of "Sevastopol Four," accused of involvement in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir" organization, which is banned in Russia.

- The "Sevastopol Four" is to deliver final pleas August 31. Following that, according to the judicial process, the verdict will be read out.

- The Prosecutor asked to imprison Ruslan Zeytullaev for 17 years in a strict regime colony, Ferat Sayfullaev - 8 years in jail, and Rustem Vaitov and Nuri Primov - up to 7 years in jail.

- On August, 27 Russian police officers also came to the house of Zevri Abseitov arrested in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir case" in the city of Bakhchisaray.



4. August 26, 2016

-Hearing in Chiygoz case to be held Aug 30

-The next hearing in the case of the Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Ahtem Chiygoz is scheduled to be held on August 30 at 9.30 a.m. 

-Two witnesses were questioned during today’s hearing, but they not only failed to confirm the allegations against the defendant, they even do not know him.

-The Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Ahtem Chiygoz doesn’t attend the hearings in his case due to the discriminatory rules on the defendant’s remote participation in the first instance trials.


5. August, 28, 2016

- Umerov allowed to see grandchildren only through the bars

- The daughter of the Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Ilmi Umerov said that FSB allows him seeing his grandchildren only through the bars.

- Ayshe Umerova also said that the health state of the Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People has improved a bit since he doubled the dose of pressure control medication.

- It is the 11th day the Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Ilmi Umerov is being held in a psychiatric hospital in the city of Simferopol for compulsory forensic psychiatric examination.