EU demands to release the Deputy head of the Majlis Umerov

ЕС требует освободить замглавы Меджлиса Умерова

Umerov forcibly kept in a mental hospital

The EU also encouraged to provide him urgent medical care.

Forced psychiatric detention and examination of Deputy head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov, who is in Crimea, accused of separatism, constitutes a violation of international standards of human rights, said the official representative of the European foreign service (EVS).

“We call for his immediate release and, given the serious concerns about his health, should be provided with immediate and appropriate medical care”, – said in a communique.

The EU believes that the rights of Crimean Tatars has been seriously infringed by prohibiting activities self-government body of the Crimean Tatars – the Majlis declared in the Russian extremist organization.

“We once again urge that all citizens of Ukraine illegally detained by Russia, including Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko, who was convicted a year ago in violation of international law and basic norms of justice, was guaranteed a safe return to Ukraine”, – said the representative of the EMU.

We will remind, the Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis detained in may in Crimea and sent in for questioning. The Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Poklonskaya, told that the investigators of the FSB in the Crimea filed against Umerov criminal case under article on extremism.

18 Aug FSB forcibly brought Umerov in clinical psychiatric hospital No. 1 in Simferopol for passing the examination.