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Human rights activist detained in Crimea

She was taken to Simferopol.

Human rights activist detained in Crimea
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Human rights activist Lyutfiye Zudiyeva has been detained in Crimea, lawyer Emil Kurbedinov his said. Her husband Seytasan Zudiyev also confirmed her detention.

"Lyutfiye Zudiyeva has been detained at a market in Dzhankoy. Police employees blocked Zudiyeva's car and asked her to go with them to a police station in Simferopol to draw up an administrative offence report and a report about her detention. She is being taken to a police station in Simferopol. They suspect her of a crime under Article 20.3 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation on display of extremist symbols," her husband said.

According to later reports, Zudiyeva was taken to a police station in Simferopol. Lawyers also entered the station.

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