Human rights

September 16, 2019 10:25

  • Karabakh activists upset with election outcomes to Stepanakert Council of Elders

    Among the newly elected members of the Stepanakert Council of Elders there are no women. Rita Mnatsakanyan, an MP of the National Assembly (Parliament) of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), has suggested ensuring the election of women to bodies of power at the legislative level. The society is scornfully treating women in politics are, NGO activists believe.

September 16, 2019 10:21

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  • Gukovo miners distrust promises to pay debts

    The bankruptcy manager has assured that in October, after the sale of underground courses, money will appear to pay off the wage debts to former workers of the "Kingcoal" Company, Tatiana Avachova, a member of the protest group, said at a picket in Gukovo. The picketers noted that this was not the first such promise.

September 14, 2019 18:33

  • Rights defenders tell Pasquier about political prisoners in Azerbaijan

    After her two-day visit to Baku, Liliane Maury Pasquier, the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) called for an open dialogue and enhanced cooperation of the Council of Europe with Azerbaijan. The PACE's position can seriously affect the solution of the problem of political prisoners, human rights defenders believe.

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  • Law enforcers check drivers' documents at "Tangim" mosque in Makhachkala

    On September 13, several dozens of law enforcers were checking documents of the drivers who drove their cars in the vicinity of the "Tangim" mosque in Makhachkala, the journalist, Idris Yusupov, stated. Nobody was detained during the raid, the Dagestani Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has reported in its turn.

September 14, 2019 08:22

  • Defence reports need to hospitalize Uzhakhov

    Within a week, Malsag Uzhakhov, the head of the Ingush Council of Teips (family clans) has suffered two heart attacks, and needs treatment at the SIZO (pre-trial prison) medical unit, his advocate has stated.

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