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A Crimean Tatar journalist’s defiant last words in court

“By the grace of God Almighty, these will not be my last words.”

Read more: Meet the civic activists documenting abuses in Crimea

In June this year, five men from Simferopol, Crimea (Rustem Ismailov, Teimur and Uzeir Abdullayev, Aider Saleidinov, and Emil Dzhemadenov) were sentenced to lengthy prison sentences for alleged participation in a “Hizb ut-Tahrir terrorist group.”



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