Nariman Memedeminov was arrested in March 2018Crimean Tatar civic journalist Nariman Memedeminov at court. Photo courtesy of Crimean Solidarity, used with permission.
This piece was co-written and translated by Maxim Edwards, editor of RuNet Echo, and Tom Rowley, lead editor of openDemocracy Russia (oDR), in a joint publication by GlobalVoices and openDemocracy.
Since Crimea was annexed by Russia five years ago, the peninsula has been gripped by a constant counter-terror operation against Crimean Tatars. And on 3 October, journalist Nariman Memedeminov received a 2.5-year prison sentence for “public justification of terrorism.”
Memedeminov, 36, was arrested in March 2018, and since then has been …read more
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