Russian Justice Ministry bans Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people

The Justice Ministry of the Russian Federation has banned the activities of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, putting it on the list of “extremist organizations.”

This was posted on the Ministry’s website.

"April 18, 2016, the civil association ‘Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people’ was put on the list of civil and religious associations, whose activities are suspended due to their extremist activity. The civil association was put on the list on the basis of decision of the prosecutor of the Republic of Crimea on suspension of activities of the civil association," reads the statement.


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