Russia’s Supreme Court upholds ban on Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people

Russia’s Supreme Court upholds ban on Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people

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Russia’s Supreme Court has confirmed lawful a court’s ruling banning activities of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people in Russia and Russian-occupied Crimea. 

Journalist of Radio Liberty Anton Naumlyuk, who was present in the court’s hall, posted this on Twitter.

“Russia’s Supreme Court has confirmed a ban of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people. An appeal has been rejected,” he wrote.

A reminder that on April 26, 2016, the so called "Supreme Court" of the Russian-annexed territory of Crimea recognized the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people an extremist organization and banned its activities.

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