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Officers with Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs in the city of Dzhankoi, in northern Crimea, came to journalist Lutfiye Zudiyeva's home to question her on two occasions. (Photo: Anton Naumlyuk)

Russian authorities in Crimea detain 2 journalists; Kulamet Ibraimov remains in custody

New York, July 27, 2023—Authorities in the Russian-occupied Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea must drop all charges against journalists Lutfiye Zudiyeva and Kulamet Ibraimov, release Ibraimov immediately, and stop prosecuting members of the press for their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. On Thursday, July 27, police in the Crimean capital of Simferopol detained…

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Journalist Iryna Danylovych charged, detained by Russian authorities in Crimea

Paris, May 16, 2022 — Russian authorities in Ukraine’s Crimea must drop all charges against journalist Iryna Danylovych, release her immediately, and cease prosecuting journalists for their reporting, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On May 11, Danylovych, a Crimea-based journalist who went missing on April 29, was found by her lawyer in a…

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