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  • Investigators and defence argue about reputation of the judge who released Kocharyan

    The judge, who has released Robert Kocharyan, a former president of Armenia from arrest, had to take self-disqualification, as he had worked in Kocharyan's administration and passed sentences "on the March 1 case," the head of the Special Investigating Service (SIS) of Armenia has stated today. The Kocharyan's defence treats it as pressure on the court.

August 16, 2018 21:26

  • Appeals on behalf of Bakaev and IS* continue trend of information injections

    A video appeal of the Chechen singer Zelimkhan Bakaev and a video clip on behalf of the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court, are intended to mislead the society, the rights defenders Tatiana Lokshina and Svetlana Gannushkina are convinced a year after the singer's disappearance.

August 16, 2018 18:12

August 16, 2018 17:56

  • Court questions investigator in Titiev's case

    The investigator of the Kurchaloi ROVD (District Interior Division) was unable to confirm to the court today that the search witnesses supervised in detail the inspection of Oyub Titiev's car.

August 16, 2018 14:21

  • Western powers call on Baku to release activists and journalists

    The USA, the European Union and the Council of Europe, while welcoming the release of Ilgar Mamedov, the leader of the Republican Alternative (ReAl) Party in Azerbaijan, have urged official Baku to release all the persons arrested for the implementation of their fundamental freedoms.

August 16, 2018 14:09

  • Persecutions of Jehovah's Witnesses in Southern Russia remind Soviet repressions

    In the Stavropol Territory, law enforcers detained two Jehovah's Witnesses to check their involvement in extremist activities; however, later they were released, Yaroslav Sivulsky, a representative of the European Association of Jehovah's Witnesses*, has stated. In general, Jehovah's Witnesses* are now almost in the same situation as in the Soviet era, said Alexei Makarov, a rights defender.

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