No: 291, 21 September 2022, Press Release Regarding Prison Sentences Against Our Kinsman Deputy Speaker of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis Neriman Celal and Other Crimean Tatars

Republic Of Türkiye Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 21.09.2022

Today’s (September 21) politically motivated prison sentences against Deputy Speaker of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis Neriman Celal and other Crimean Tatar kinsmen Asan Ahmetov and Asia Ahmetov are concerning.

We reiterate our support to Crimean Tatars’ right to live freely and safely in their homelands, and expect the necessary steps to be taken for the immediate release of all our kinsmen, who are imprisoned in Crimea, including those who are mentioned above.

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