Mosul, Iraq. Photo: California National Guard

04 December 2017, 16:05

Names of Iraqi prisoners from Southern Russia published

Thirteen women from the North-Caucasian and the Southern Federal Districts (NCFD and SFD) are imprisoned in Baghdad with their children, according to a list posted today by the RIA "Novosti".

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that over the past three months, about 100 children and women were brought from Iraq and Syria to Chechnya by air. On November 30, the Chechen authorities announced the discovery in Iraq of 104 Russian citizens, including women and children from Chechnya, Dagestan and the Volgograd Region.

Today, a list of Russian women with children, found by representatives of Chechen authorities in the camp of Iraqi Mosul and placed into the women's prison in Baghdad, was promulgated by the RIA (News Agency) "Novosti".

The RIA stresses that the list was handed over to them by Kheda Saratova, a member of the Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights under the head of Chechnya.

The list contains both natives of Northern Caucasus – Chechnya and Dagestan – and of the Volgograd Region. All the women have two, three or even four children. The youngest child is just one month old.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

All news

December 09, 2018 11:18

  • Law enforcers name the Dagestani casualty

    In the evening on December 7, in the Khasavyurt District, Marat Alinchiev, who had been on the federal wanted list, was shot dead, according to reports posted on the websites and Telegram channels that support law enforcers. The man, who was found by law enforcers, refused to surrender and was shot dead after he opened fire, the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee has stated.

December 09, 2018 11:07

December 09, 2018 11:00

December 09, 2018 10:52

  • Human rights defender Lyudmila Alekseeva dies

    On December 8, Lyudmila Alekseeva, a Russian human rights defender, the head of the Moscow Helsinki Group (MHG), passed away in her 92nd year of age. She often visited Northern Caucasus and criticized the situation with human rights in the region.

December 08, 2018 16:15

  • Circassian activist arrested in KBR

    The court has ruled to detain Oleg Umarov, the head of the "Dobro Cherkesov" (Circassians' Wealth) Charity Foundation, who was detained on suspicion of possessing drugs, for two days, his advocate has informed.

News archive