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New Arrests in Crimea Seek to Silence Activists

Expand Lutfie Zudiyeva outside the courthouse in Simferopol on May 30, 2019. © 2019 Krym.Realii This afternoon in Crimea, Russian counterextremism police detained two women leaders of Crimea Solidarity, an independent group that speaks out for people arrested for opposing Russia’s occupation of the Crimean peninsula. It’s the latest of the authorities’ many steps to try to silence the group. The women are Lutfie Zudiyeva and Mumine Saliyeva, both Crimean Tatars, and their activism with Crimea Solidarity is to support people arrested or prosecuted on politically motivated grounds. They help…

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