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 Activists who wanted to join Crimean Tatars’ deportation anniversary rally in Crimea May 18 sentenced to community service, - Mejlis first deputy

First Deputy of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Nariman Dzhelialov informed that the court had sentenced the Crimean Tatars who were going to join the rally dedicated to the deportation anniversary on May 18 to correctional community service.

Censor.NET reports citing Krym.Realii.

"The district court sentenced the guys from Kirovske to 20 hours of manual labor," Dzhelialov said.

See more: "Prisons and camps won't break us": rally dedicated to 72nd anniversary of Crimean Tatars' deportation took place in Kyiv. PHOTOS

Four Crimean Tatars were tried in Kirovske village on the morning of May 19. They were charged with violation of the established procedure for the organization or conduct of meetings, rallies, street processions or demonstrations under Article 20.2 of the Russian Code of Administrative Offences.

The occupation "law enforcers" reportedly detained more than 10 people in Crimea the day before. The detainees were travelling by their cars to the places of commemorations dedicated to the Day of Remembrance of the Crimean Tatars deportation victims.

Rallies to pay tribute to the victims of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people dedicated to the anniversary of this tragedy were held in Ukraine, Crimea and around the world.

See more: Crimean Tatars deportation anniversary to be once replaced by Day of Crimea liberation from Russian occupants, Dzhemilev says. PHOTOS+VIDEO

May 18 is the Day of Remembrance of victims of the Crimean Tatar people deportation from Crimea. The first train taking Crimean Tatars to Central Asia left the peninsula on this day in 1944. More than 180,000 people were deported totally.
 
 
 
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