Detainees in the case “Hizbut-Tahrir” are subjected to humiliation, human rights

Заключенные по делу "Хизб ут-Тахрир" подвергаются унижениям, - правозащитник

The trial of the defendants in the case “Hizbut-Tahrir”. Archive photo

Crimean political prisoners convicted in the “case of Hizb ut-Tahrir”, are subjected to moral and physical pressure from the FSB and jail. This was reported by the coordinator of the Association “Crimean solidarity” Abdureshit Dzhepparov following the meeting the group in Simferopol on 24 December, reports “Crimea. Realities”.

“The meeting was told of humiliating way to transport defendants in the “case of Hizb ut-Tahrir” from prison by the FSB. Besides that they were transported in handcuffs, hands behind, with bags on the head, lying face down on the floor, they were pulled from the car by his feet. Not without kicks. Of course, in such circumstances, they need all the moral support possible,” said Dzhepparov.

According to him, in detention, only two defendants remained relatively normal health, all the rest began a serious deterioration.

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We will remind, in September of this year Severo-the Caucasian district military court in Rostov-on-don was sentenced to 7 and 5 years of deprivation of liberty of four of the Crimean Tatars, who were accused of having links with the terrorist organization “Hizb ut-Tahrir”.

Nuri Primov, Mr Rustem Vahitov, Ferat saifullaev stated that it was not involved in the activities of “Hizb ut-Tahrir”. Ruslan Zeitullaev refused to testify. He explained his refusal by the fact that the court and the investigation is biased.

Trial by Zeitullaev Ruslan, Rustem by Wiatowym, Nuri Premuim and Ferat by Sayfullaeva began in June. They were arrested in the winter of 2015 in Sevastopol and accused of involvement in Islamic organization “Hizb ut-Tahrir”.