The Moscow city court has decided to suspend the deportation from Russia of the journalist «the New newspaper» Ali Feruz, who on 2 August the court ordered expelled from the country in connection with violation of the regime of stay on the territory of the Russian Federation.
Tuesday, August 8, at the meeting of the Moscow city court had questioned the mother of the journalist Zoya Nurmatov. She confirmed that she is a citizen of Russia. Nurmatov said that her son helped her financially, including raising money for her surgery.
Ali Feruza (the real name of the journalist Hudaberdi Nurmatov) detained on 1 August near the editorial office of «Novaya Gazeta» to «identification.» He showed police press card, but despite this, he was put in a machine and delivered in OVD «Basmannoe» and then Basmanny court of Moscow found the journalist guilty of violating the regime of stay in Russia, ordered him to pay a fine of five thousand rubles, and sentenced to stay in the center of temporary holding of foreign citizens.
The lawyer of the journalist Philip Shishov called the ruling illegal because his client «is in the process of the procedure of obtaining asylum.»
The journalist asked the Russian authorities to grant him temporary asylum, but the interior Ministry said that the granting of citizenship for no reason, forbidding him to travel to Europe.
Earlier, the chief editor of «Novaya Gazeta» Dmitry Muratov reported that in March this year, Feruza was detained at the request of Uzbekistan, where he had gone fleeing from the local authorities. Muratov stressed that Ali Feruz was born and studied in the Altai. His mother has Russian citizenship.
August 2, Basmanny court of Moscow has passed the decision on deportation Feruza from Russia. After sentencing, the output from the courthouse, the journalist tried to open his veins with a pen.
Soon, the ECHR used the rule prohibiting the movement of the person pending the consideration of his complaint, and urgently imposed a ban on the deportation of Feruz from Russia.