Hamma Hammami and Mohamed Mzem were released on 14 January 2011. They had been arrested two days earlier by officers of the Presidential Security force.
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Russian Federation: Drop Charges Against Oleg Sentsov and Aleksandr Kolchenko (UA 170/15)
Film director Oleg Sentsov and ecologist Aleksandr Kolchenko are on trial in a military court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. They are Ukrainian citizens and residents of Crimea who opposed its Russian annexation. The excessive charges of terrorism on allegations of property destruction and recurring torture allegations give rise to fair trial concerns.
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