First Deputy Chairman of the Majlis of Crimean Tatar people Nariman Jelal said that the Russian authorities of the Crimea by threats and prohibitions will not be able to suppress the national movement of the Crimean Tatars. He said this morning in radio «Crimea.Realities», kommentirovannyi the Russian Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya to ban the activities of Mejlis on the Peninsula.
«The Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people is not only the structure. It is an idea, a symbol defined, is a set of specific actions. Such direct, harsh bans will change nothing. Because the national movement has always found some form, which corresponded to a specific moment in history, the specific actions of the authorities. As a result (national movement – ed.) still passed this period of history. I think that will happen this time exactly the same,» said Jelal.
As you know, Poklonskaya said on 15 February that he had received a copy of the statement of claim Gelalo. She explained the claim that «recently the Prosecutor’s office of the Republic of Crimea is constantly receiving requests from the Crimean Tatar population with the request to recognize the illegal and provocative activities that are not registered in the Russian Federation organization.»
In the petition, published on the page of the Majlis on Facebook, Poklonskaya requests «to acknowledge the unification of the Majlis of the Crimean Tatar people by the extremist organization and to ban its activities on the territory of the Russian Federation».
In addition to the charges in mass riots on February 26, 2014 under walls of the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea, the Majlis accused of the action on the blockade of the Peninsula, which affected the entire population of the Peninsula.»
The Mejlis – the Executive body of the Kurultay of the Crimean Tatar people, was established in 1991. In March 2014 was officially declared the Supreme Rada on the territory of Ukraine the Supreme representative body of the Crimean Tatar people between the sessions of Kurultay.
After the annexation of Crimea by Russia in early 2014, the leaders of the Crimean Tatars Refat Chubarov and Mustafa Dzhemilev , the Russian authorities banned entering the Peninsula for five years.
Russian occupants do not inhibit the movement of the Crimean Tatars — the Majlis 16.02.2016