Rally in support of Umerov to be held in Toronto

Rally in support of Umerov to be held in Toronto

A rally in support of one of the leaders of the Crimean Tatar people, Ilmi Umerov, will be held in Toronto, Canada, this week.

The Canadian Association of Crimean Tatars organizes this event, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

The rally will begin on Thursday, October 5, at 18:00 local time in front of the Ontario Provincial Parliament building.

On September 27, a Kremlin-controlled court in Simferopol sentenced Ilmi Umerov, the leader of the Crimean Tatar movement, to two years in a penal colony. Umerov was also banned from engaging in public activities for two years.


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