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Citizen Journalist Iryna Danylovych Found

Ms. Iryna Danylovych, a citizen journalist, is currently being held in the pre-trial detention center.

On the thirteenth day after the abduction, a lawyer got a confirmation from the Simferopol Pre-Trial Detention Centre that activist Iryna Danylovych was there.

Until now a lawyer has not been able to meet with her, but it is already known that she has been prosecuted by the investigative bodies of the ‘FSB Office of the Republic of Crimea’.

It is still unknown what the journalist is suspected of and where she has been all this time.

To remind: Ms. Iryna Danylovych disappeared on April 29th, and since there has been no information about her whereabouts, and a legal status. Her lawyer was informed that Ms.Danylovych was not in the Simferopol Pre-Trial Detention Center.

The same day her home in the village of Vladyslavivka near Feodosia was searched while she was detained at work. According to the mother, the phone and laptop were seized during the search. The security agents did not leave a copy of the court decision. According to the journalist’s mother, ties with a foreign country and a 10-day arrest were mentioned in the document.

Mr. Bronislav Danylovych, Irena’s father, informed that a video of abducting his daughter was found. The journalist’s father filed a new statement with the police demanding to initiate a criminal case on the fact of his daughter’s abduction. He also demanded that the police remove the video from the cameras and attach it to the case file.

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