Сaucasus held at gunpoint by caliphate

March 21, 2017 04:05

  • Court rejects Usmanov’s request to check torture allegations

    The advocates of Abdurakhman Usmanov, accused of links with the “Islamic State” (IS), have submitted five motions asking to check his reports of torture, applied to him during the preliminary investigation. Four motions were rejected. The court agreed only to interrogate the Usmanov’s cellmate, who could see traces of torture on his body.

March 16, 2017 01:50

March 15, 2017 17:43

March 14, 2017 07:31

March 13, 2017 10:52

March 06, 2017 03:48

  • NAC reports neutralizing inactive unit affiliated with IS in Dagestan

    As a result of a joint operation, the FSB and the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) have neutralized an inactive unit affiliated with the terrorist organization "Islamic State" (IS) banned in Russia. The inactive unit involved four people, one of whom was killed in Derbent and three others were detained. This was reported by the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC).

March 01, 2017 09:59

February 28, 2017 08:21

  • Native of Chechnya sentenced in Austria for involvement in IS

    A 25-year-old native of Chechnya with refugee status in Austria has been sentenced to imprisonment for involvement in the hostilities in Syria on the side of the terrorist organization "Islamic State" (IS), banned in Russia, the Austrian Press Agency reports.

February 24, 2017 10:04

February 22, 2017 08:51

  • AI states increased pressure on rights defenders and journalists in Chechnya

    It is more dangerous now for rights defenders and journalists to deal with problems of Northern Caucasus. The human rights situation has worsened in Chechnya, where in 2016 Zhalaudi Geriev, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent, was convicted on false charges; and in early 2017, new threats were addressed to the "Caucasian Knot", the human rights organization “Amnesty International” (AI) states in its annual report on human rights in the world, which was presented in Moscow.

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