A consequence of the FSB of Russia in the Crimea does not issue permits to date in jail the relatives of the defendants in the second of Bakhchisarai “on Hizb ut-Tahrir”, thus trying to exert pressure on prisoners and their families.
“The system of Dating is this: a relative submits a written statement to the investigator, which requested the date with the prisoner. In our case, the investigator systematically denies mother permission to date. Although, according to the law, a date with the prisoners in jail are allowed two times per month. Compounding the situation is that relatives can’t see each other during court sessions, as those held behind closed doors,” – said the lawyer.
According to Seedleaves, the couple accused of trying to appeal the denial of permission to interview in court.
“The most recent such case – the case of the Maya Mustafayeva Mustafayeva spouses Servers, the arrested coordinator of “Crimean solidarity”. In his complaint on the refusal to date, she pointed out that in this case affected not only her interests but also the Server, its parents and children. To understand the situation: after the arrest of the Server in may of last year, his wife was never allowed to see him. Similar situation have other relatives in the case, for example, the wife of Mehmet Belyalov or wife Marlen Asanov,” said the lawyer.
Semilaeve also stressed that the investigation of the FSB of Russia uses denial Dating as a way to pressure the defendants and their relatives.
“First and foremost is the psychological pressure that the prosecution has on prisoners and their relatives. The prisoners are, in fact, in the isolation mode. Moreover, often the investigator in exchange for a date was offered to the families to give the necessary prosecution evidence. Similar suggestions investigator to plead guilty or to go to various options of cooperation received and the defendant,” – said the lawyer.
In October 2017, Russian security forces arrested six residents of Bakhchisaray. Autotimer Ibragimov, Marlen Asanov, Mehmet Belyalov, Seyran Saliev, the Server Zakiryaev earnes Ametov. FSB incriminates them participate in banned in Russia, and annexed its Crimea of the organization “Hizb ut-Tahrir”.