06.04.17 14:01

Russian ‘law enforcers’ run manhunt at Simferopol’s central market, detain journalist and human rights activist, - lawyer Kurbedinov

Russian law enforcement officers are apprehending people at the central market of Simferopol in occupied Crimea.

As reported by Censor.NET, lawyer Emil Kurbedinov wrote on Facebook.

"People are calling me and telling about the raid and detentions held by the law enforcers at the central market of Simferopol!" he wrote.

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Kurberdinov later added that journalist Taras Ibrahimov and human rights activist Andrii Krisko were among the detainees.

As reported, on Feb. 21, Russian occupiers raided the house of Crimean Tatar Marlen Mustafaiev in the village of Kamianka near Simferopol. As a result, Mustafaiev was detained. Later, it surfaced the activists, who came to support Mustafaiev, had been also apprehended. 10 of them were sentenced to five days in jail, while Mustafaiev got 11 days in jail for his 2014 social media post.

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