The Supreme Court of Crimea extended the arrest of the participants of the “Hizb ut-Tahrir” case for a month in Simferopol to Teymur Abdullayev, Emil Jemadenov, Rustem Ismailov and Uzeir Abdullayev. This is reported by “Crimea. Realia ” with a reference to their defender Emil Kurbedinov.
“The arrest was extended to September 11th. We said that it was illegal, that it was a politically motivated extension and the criminal case itself was illegal. But the court decided to extend the arrest, “- leads the publication of the words of Kurbedinov.
The day before, the court in Simferopol extended the arrest until September 11 to Aider Saledinov, accused in the same case.
Aidera Saledinova, Uzeyir Abdullayev, Rustem Ismailov and Emil Dzhemadenov are accused of involvement in the activities of the terrorist organization Hizb ut-Tahrir (p. 2 art. 205.5 CC), Teymur Abdullaev – in the organization of the cell (p. 1 art. 205.5 CC). This is the fourth case against the alleged members of Hizb ut-Tahrir, which was engaged on the territory of Crimea.
All five defendants were detained and arrested in November 2016 after a series of searches in the homes of Crimean Tatars. In December of the same year, Saledinov, Ismailov and Uzeir Abdullayev stated that they were beaten by FSB agents while transporting them to the investigative activities.
“Hizb ut-Tahrir” is recognized in the territory of Russia as a terrorist organization. In different regions of the country, terrorism cases have been opened, while members of the organization are accused and sentenced to various terms in the strict regime colony only on the grounds that they met in apartments, read religious literature, and recruited new participants.
According to some experts, Hizb ut-Tahrir is recognized as a terrorist organization illegitimately, as its participants in Russia did not prepare or carry out terrorist acts.