Crimean authorities are charging Crimean Tatars with ‘blocking sidewalks’ after protest against Dzhemilev’s ban to entry Crimea

Euromaidan PR

As a result of yesterday’s action with blocking the roads in Crimea after Mustafa Jemilev was barred from entering the peninsula, Crimean authorities are charging people with “abusing the sidewalks”. Here is a document that was received today.

protocolOne of the participants of yesterday’s events: “After Crimean Tatars were prevented from going back to Crimea by the Russian military at the “Turetskiy val” checkpoint, friends and relatives started to block the main roads of the Crimean peninsula. They were trying to make Crimean authorities let the Tatars back in. The road blocking itself was quite weak. Sometimes people just kept crossing the crosswalks to slowdown the traffic.
Crimean drivers are used to this type of protests and mostly found detours around them. As a result, there was no traffic jams. In one case, a woman was in a hurry to get home to her child. She was allowed to…

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1 Response to Crimean authorities are charging Crimean Tatars with ‘blocking sidewalks’ after protest against Dzhemilev’s ban to entry Crimea

  1. The blocking of the roads in Kruim by the Tatars does NOT constitute a CRIMINAL act! This type of behaviour is regulated by the TRAFIC laws and usually is penalized by fines(monetary penalties).

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