All Detained Crimean Tatar Protesters in Moscow Have Been Released
Both those detained in Red Square and at the Supreme Court have been released from police custody
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Several dozen Crimean Tatar activists, who had been arrested on July 11, 2019 in Moscow for holding a rally near the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, were freed at some point during the night.
“All detained Crimean Tatars have left the offices of the Meshchansky and the Tagansky district departments of internal affairs. They are charged under Part 5 of Article 20.2 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation with the imposition of a fine ranging from 10,000 to 20,000 rubles,” reports Crimean Solidarity.
They also report the protesters who were detained on July 10, 2019 in Red Square were also released.