"Prosecutor" of annexed Crimea Natalia Poklonskaya issued a decision to suspend the activities of the Mejlis of Crimean Tatars, - reports TASS.
"Today I made a decision to suspend the activities of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people public association in order to prevent violations of the federal law," - quoted Russian news N.Poklonskaya’s words.
It is noted that a copy of the document has been presented to the representatives of the Mejlis.
Poklonskaya refers to articles 9 and 10 of the Federal Law "On Countering Extremist Activity". Crimean "Prosecutor Office’s" decision was sent to the Ministry of Justice for inclusion in the general list of public and religious associations which activities are suspended "on the territory of the Russian Federation".
"Rights of the public association are suspended. They are forbidden to use all state and municipal media, they can not carry out various public mass meetings, use bank deposits and in general carry out any activity. All their propaganda is prohibited," - said "the prosecutor".
It is reported that the decision to suspend the work of Mejlis will act until "the Supreme Court of the Crimea" makes a decision at Poklonskaya’s suit.
As previously reported, N.Poklonskaya demanded to recognize Majlis as the extremist organization, the lawsuit is under the consideration now.