Geriev's case

May 24, 2017 04:47

May 05, 2017 18:35

  • Second appeal against verdict to Geriev sent to Russia's SC

    The advocate Nadezhda Ermolaeva has sent a cassation appeal against the verdict to Zhalaudi Geriev, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent, to the Supreme Court (SC) of Russia. She insists that the SC should remove the violations committed by Chechen courts and return the case to the first-instance court.

April 20, 2017 04:49

April 10, 2017 09:00

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of April 3-9

    Voting at the presidential election in South Ossetia; terror act in Saint Petersburg, associated by experts with the Caucasian underground; two attacks on law enforcers in Astrakhan, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of April 3-9, 2017, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

April 05, 2017 21:19

  • Presidium of Chechen SC acknowledges Zhalaudi Geriev's innocence, defence reports

    Seven months after the verdict pronounced by the Shali District Court against Zhaladi Geriev, the Presidium of the Supreme Court (SC) of Chechnya has agreed with the defence's arguments that Zhaladi Geriev, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent, did not acquire drugs. In fact, the Chechen SC has recognized Zhaladi Geriev as innocent, but still made the ridiculous decision to uphold the verdict of guilty. This was reported by advocate Alaudi Musaev.

March 22, 2017 21:22

  • Geriev’s case accepted to consideration by Presidium of Chechen SC

    A cassation complaint against the court verdicts on the case of Zhalaudi Geriev, a journalist of the "Caucasian Knot", has been sent to the Presidium of the Supreme Court (SC) of the Chechen Republic. The violations committed by the first-instance and appeal courts had affected the outcome of the case, says the statement of the SC.

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.

February 15, 2017 23:42

  • Check of application on Geriev’s kidnapping resumed for the fifth time

    Today, the Investigating Department (ID) for Chechnya of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) has cancelled its earlier refusal to open a criminal case against the power agents, who had kidnapped Zhalaudi Geriev, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent, threatened him with death and planted drugs on him, said the advocate Alaudi Musaev.

February 11, 2017 22:01

  • Geriev’s defence states protraction of examining his application on kidnapping

    The recheck of the application of Zhalaudi Geriev, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent, about his kidnapping and use of violence last for a month already instead of 10 days prescribed by the law, said the advocate Alaudi Musaev. Two cassation appeals against the verdict have been also filed by two other advocates involved in the trial.

February 09, 2017 11:58

  • Zhalaudi Geriev's defence files appeal against verdict

    Today, advocates Alaudi Musaev and Nadezhda Ermolaeva have filed to the Presidium of the Supreme Court (SC) of the Chechen Republic an appeal in the case against Zhalaudi Geriev, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent. The defence requests to cancel the verdict pronounced by the Shali District Court and the decision of the judicial board on criminal cases of the Supreme Court of the Chechen Republic to leave the sentence without changes.

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Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for the period of 6 years.

Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for the period of 6 years

Over the past six years, from 2010 to early 2016, the number of victims of the armed conflict in the North Caucasus has decreased significantly. A stable tendency for reduction of the number of people killed and injured in the regions of the North Caucasian Federal District is shown in the infographics below, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot" and based on its own data and open sources information. By clicking each figure, you can see distribution of casualties in the center of the circle, divided by categories such as security forces, militants, and civilians.

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Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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