August 10, 2017

Urgent Action: 76-Year Old Crimean Tatar Protester In Detention (Ukraine: UA 193.17)


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76-year old Crimean Tatar Server Karametov was arrested on 8 August by the de facto authorities in Crimea while engaging in a peaceful protest and sentenced to 10 days of administrative detention on charges of resisting police. He is a prisoner of conscience, with Parkinson’s disease, who must be immediately and unconditionally released.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Demanding the immediate and unconditional release of prisoner of conscience Server Karametov;
  • Demanding an end to the persecution of members of the Crimean Tatar community in Crimea and full respect for their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

Contact these two officials by 21 September, 2017:

Prosecutor of Crimea
Oleg Anatolyevich Kamshylov
Fax: +7 365 255 03 10
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Prosecutor

Ambassador Valeriy Chaly, Embassy of Ukraine
3350 M St NW, Washington DC 20007
Phone: 1 202 349 2963 | Fax: 1 202 333 0817
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @UKRintheUSA
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION

Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 193.17
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

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