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At least 36 political prisoners in temporarily occupied Crimea are in need of immediate medical attention

Two Crimean political prisoners died due to failure to provide medical care.

occupied Crimea are in prison due to politically motivated and/or religious criminal prosecution by Russia.

This was reported by the representative of the Commissioner for the Rights of Residents of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, Elvin Kadyrov.

He clarified that 125 of them are representatives of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people.

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In addition, repressions against Ukrainian citizens continue in prisons, where they are not provided with medical care, which in international law is equivalent to torture.

Because of this, two Crimean political prisoners have already died. And at least 36 political prisoners are in need of immediate medical assistance.

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