Russia arrests, fines 30 Crimean Tatars celebrating release of their unjustly imprisoned lawyer with a 50-kilo cake

Crimean Tatar lawyer Edem Semedlyaev was released from a remand prison in occupied Simferopol on the evening of 23 November after spending 12 days under administrative arrest. Members of the Crimean Tatar community came to the jail to celebrate his release with luminescent balloons and a 50-kilo cake. But celebrations did not last long: they … Continue reading Russia arrests, fines 30 Crimean Tatars celebrating release of their unjustly imprisoned lawyer with a 50-kilo cake