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 Edem Asanov, One of 18 Crimean Tatars, Abducted in Occupied Crimea, Found Murdered

Crimean Tatar Edem Asanov kidnapped in annexed Crimea September 29 found dead in Yevpatoria.

Censor.NET reports this citing Krym.Realii.

The man's body was found in an abandoned recreation facility in Yalta. He was taken to a local morgue. The funeral will take place tomorrow in Saki.

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As reported, Asanov disappeared on September 29. He was seen this day's morning at a bus station in Yevpatoria.

His sister states that Edem was calm and conflict-free man; he was not politically active and also was not noticed making any harsh statements on social networks.

Earlier, it was reported that on September 27 unknown persons kidnapped two men, Isliam Dzhepparov and Jevdat Isliamov, in the village of Sary-Su in the Belohirsk district who still have not been found.

National leader of the Crimean Tatars Mustafa Cemilev told at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Session that 18 representatives of the Crimean Tatars have disappeared during the occupation of Crimea by Russia.

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According to Cemilev, the Crimean Tatars are exposed to strong pressure from the occupation authorities of Crimea - many Tatars have been arrested without any legal grounds.

The PACE noted that the Crimean Tatars are in dire straits in the Russian-occupied Crimea.

 
 
 
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