In the occupied Crimea brought more than 250 cases for "evasion from service" in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation - human rights activist
As of the end of August, more than 250 criminal cases for "evasion of service" in the Russian Armed Forces had been transferred to the occupying courts of Crimea.
This is stated in the monitoring review of the human rights situation prepared by the Crimean Human Rights Group.
It is noted that in August, the CPG recorded 14 new criminal cases against residents of the Crimea under Art. 328 of the Criminal Code (Evasion of service in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation) and 10 new sentences passed under Art. 328 of the Criminal Code.
At the end of August, the CPG recorded a total of 258 criminal cases for evading service in the RF Armed Forces, which were transferred to the Crimean "courts". Sentences have already been passed for 232 of them, and another 26 are under consideration”, - stated in the article.
What is known
- According to the KGB, at the end of July 2021 in the Crimea conducted 13 campaigns to call up the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. During this time, about 31,000 inhabitants of the occupied peninsula were drafted into the Russian army.
- The EU called military conscription in the occupied Crimea a violation of human rights.
- The United States has published a report on the human rights situation in Crimea. The document states that Russia is using evasion of military conscription to persecute Crimeans.