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The Revolving Door of Persecution in Crimea

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Nariman Dzhelyal in Crimea in 2019.  © 2019 Anton Naumliuk, Grati In today’s Crimea, to be a member of the Crimean Tatar community is to be a target for the authorities. In the early hours of September 4, Russia’s security services raided the house of Nariman Dzhelyal, a deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatar representative body, Mejlis. Dzhelyal is one of the few Crimean Tatar leaders remaining in Crimea, as a result of Russia’s ruthless and seemingly endless persecution campaign against Crimean Tatars. Authorities detained Dzhelyal after searching his home. For 24…

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