Urgent Action: Health of imprisoned Crimean Tatar at risk
Crimean Tatar, Edem Bekirov, has been detained in Simferopol since his detention by Russian security forces on 12 December 2018. He is a wheelchair user and has serious health conditions that require specialised medical care not available in the detention centre. After the last visit on 24 May, his lawyer reported a grave deterioration of Edem Bekirov’s health, prompting concerns for his life.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 12 JULY 2019
Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Russian to:
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Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.