September 27: Press Conference Regarding Sentenced Given Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Ilmi Umerov
On September 27, at 2:00 p.m., a press conference regarding the sentence given to Ilmi Umerov, Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, is to be held at the Ukrinform news agency.
The verdict, declared at the so-called Simferopol District Court, sentenced Umerov to 2 years of imprisonment, with the prohibition of holding public office.
Participants: Refat Chubarov, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people; Emine Dzhaparova, First Deputy Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine; Mykola Polozov, lawyer; Yevhen Pronin, Ukrainian lawyer representing Umerov in international courts.
Skype conference is planned to be held with Mark Feygin, Umerov’s lawyer.
Address of "Ukrinform": 8/16 Bohdan Khmelnytsky St. ("Teatralna" metro station)
Contact telephone numbers: (044) 279-20-60, 279-00-05
Press accreditation via [email protected]
Entrance by official IDs and NUJU cards.
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