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22:39
Sat 26 Aug 2017
Telegraph

UNIAN

Ukraine news:against two men who were detained by Russian security forces after a search in the village Novoklenove August 10, was tortured, including with electric current.

Human rights activists say Russian security forces in Crimea, tortured detainees with electric current.

According to the Crimea.Realities about this at the meeting of the Association “Crimean solidarity” today in the town of Bakhchisarai, said the Crimean coordinator of the contact group on human rights Abdureshit Dzhepparov.

According to him, two men who were detained by Russian security forces after a search in the village Novoklenove August 10, was tortured, including with electric current.

“They are not citizens of Russia, so they don’t want their names sounded… According to them, when they were detained after a search, the two brothers were subjected to torture. Troops were tied to chairs and beaten . Kicked, beaten not by one person, and in the end they were tortured with electric current. In the place which it is indecent to speak, they stuck a metal object and allowed an electric current. So did twelve times. Then they were scared that no one was informed about torture”, – transferred words of the detained human rights activist.

Information was also confirmed at the meeting, the lawyer Eden Semelai.

“This man told me that he beat him with skill, so as not to leave traces”, he said.

At the meeting, the activists noted that the shock torture is “not the first case in the Crimea.”

The attitude of the Russian power departments of the Crimea on this question, the report says.

On the morning of 10 August by armed Russian security forces blocked one of the streets in the village Novoklenove Belogorsky district of the Crimea, and in one of the houses raided. As it became known, after the search, the father and middle son left the territory of the Peninsula, the youngest son was arrested for 15 days, the eldest son returned home.

After the Russian occupation in the Crimea increased mass searches of independent journalists, civil society activists, activists of Crimean Tatar national movement, members of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people and the Crimean Muslims suspected of links with banned in Russia organization “Hizb ut-Tahrir”.

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared on 20 February 2014 beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. 7 Oct 2015 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed the law. International organizations have recognized the illegal occupation of Crimea and condemned Russia’s actions. Western countries have imposed a series of economic sanctions. Russia denies its occupation of the Peninsula and calls it the “restoration of historical justice”.