MOSCOW, August 10 (RAPSI) – Stand-up comic Idrak Mirzalizade, who had been placed in administrative detention for 10 days for insulting Russian people on account of ethnic descent, appealed his sentence, the court’s press service told RAPSI.

The appeal is set for August 11.

The man was found guilty of incitement of hatred and enmity equal to violation of human dignity on August 9.

A prosecutor’s check earlier revealed that the man publicly voiced statements containing linguistic and psychological signs of violation of dignity of a group of people on account of ethnic descent. Video with the statements was published on one of the social networks in the public domain.