The verdict of the Crimean journalist, Nicholas Simon, which is controlled by the occupiers, the court in Simferopol was given in September, more than 2.5 years prison sentence, upheld. About this in his Facebook said a local journalist Anton NumLock.

“We reduced the period of prohibition to engage in public activities from three to two years,” he said.

In addition, today, December 18, in temporarily occupied Crimea Russians – “judgment day”: the Kremlin-controlled courts on trumped-up charges at the same time judge over 70 of the Crimean Tatars.

“We are talking about single pickets on October 14, when hundreds of Crimean Tatar activists went around the Peninsula to protest against the actions of Russian security forces: the constant searches, arrests, fraud in the “case of Hizb ut-Tahrir” and other cases”, – said Naumchuk.

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22 September 2017 controlled by Russian occupiers in Simferopol court found the journalist Nicholas Simon “guilty” and sentenced him to two years and six months imprisonment. The prosecution demanded 3 years in prison suspended for the same three years.

The journalist of “the condemned” for journalistic activities according to article 280-1 of the criminal code (public calls for actions violating the territorial integrity of Russia).

See also: the EU condemned the verdict Semen: it is a violation of freedom of thought and media

“Judgment day” in the Crimea: sentencing of journalist Simon upheld 18.12.2017

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