Mustafa Jemilev on Maidan: I’m proud of you, dear fellow Ukrainians
Maidan Nezalezhnosti, February 18
Ayder Muzhdabaev reports that Mustafa Jemilev, veteran champion for the rights of the Crimean Tatar people, political prisoner in Soviet times and until recently head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People has just addressed Ukrainians facing Berkut and other police storming Maidan.
“Not one dictator who spilled blood has escaped punishment. Ukraine will be no exception. They will answer for the blood of each patriot. I call on my fellow citizens everywhere to create centres of resistance. I am proud of you, my dear fellow Ukrainians. I am proud to be a Ukrainian!