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A new detention center was opened in Simferopol

A new detention center was opened in Crimea at the address of the Simferopol Penal Colony. According to the CHRG, this pre-trial detention center is for 458 persons, and is controlled by the FSB of the Russian Federation.

Currently, according to the CHRG data, there are more than 110 persons in this detention center, most of whom are civilians of the Ukrainian territories occupied after February 24, 2022, in particular, from Kherson and Zaporizhzhia Regions. Among those illegally detained are public activists, volunteers, and representatives of local authorities.

The Crimean Human Rights Group has information on at least 34 persons held in this pre-trial detention center, including abducted Kherson region residents.

Before, there was one detention center in Crimea, designed for approximately seven hundred people. It has been crowded lately.

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