1. Russian court sentences Crimean journalist Ernes Ametov to 11 years' imprisonment

    By Tetyana Oliynyk A Russian court of appeal has sentenced Ernes Ametov, a Crimean Tatar citizen journalist, to 11 years’ imprisonment in a penal colony for his alleged participation in Hizb ut-Tahrir [an international pan-Islamist and fundamentalist political organisation, banned