The Russian occupying administration has opened an unofficial pre-trial detention centre in the village of Chonhar in Kherson Region, the Crimean Human Rights Group (CHRG) has said.
The Russian occupying authorities do not officially acknowledge this detention centre.
According to the informed sources in occupied Crimea, some political prisoners from the south, who were held in remand centre No 2 in Simferopol, were transferred to this detention centre.
People detained for political reasons in Kherson and Zaporizhzhya regions are also being transferred there. Among others, about 10 detainees are being held there on suspicion of participating in the Crimean Tatar battalion named after Noman Chelebidzhikhan.