Crime

May 26, 2017 12:43

  • Arthur Panov complains to ECtHR about violation of his rights

    Arthur Panov, a citizen of Ukraine, accused of plotting a terror act in Rostov-on-Don, has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) with a complaint about violation of several articles of the Convention on Human Rights. The defendant also intends to seek the cancellation of his pre-trial restriction measure. Arthur Panov informed of the above the "Caucasian Knot" in his letter sent through his advocate.

May 26, 2017 12:01

  • PFPA's deputy chair Gezyal Bairamly detained

    In Azerbaijan, Gezyal Bairamly, the deputy chair of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), has been detained on suspicion of smuggling. This was reported by advocate Elchin Sadygov. Colleagues of Gezyal Bairamly have already claimed a possibility of a provocation against her.

May 26, 2017 10:10

May 26, 2017 07:32

  • Tatiana Lokshina: Chechnya arranges raids against gays with tacit consent of Kremlin

    Since early 2017, the problem of the persecution of homosexuals in Chechnya has become urgent, and the authorities of the republic take brutal punitive measures against suspected LGBT community members with the tacit approval of the Kremlin. This was stated by Tatiana Lokshina, the programme director of human rights organization "Human Rights Watch" (HRW) in Russia, when she commented on the HRW's report released today.

May 26, 2017 05:10

May 26, 2017 01:33

May 26, 2017 00:01

  • Teacher detained in Georgia asks court not to extradite him to Turkey

    The Tbilisi City Court has pronounced an extradition arrest for Turkish citizen Mustafa Emre Çabuk, accused at home of aiding and abetting terrorists. An advocate of the Turkish citizen intends to appeal against the Court's decision of arrest and draw the attention of international human rights organizations to his client's case.

May 25, 2017 12:28

May 25, 2017 11:35

  • Volodya Avetisyan released from prison in Armenia

    Today, Volodya Avetisyan, a veteran of the Karabakh war, a participant of protest actions in Yerevan, sentenced in the fraud case, has been released. He has already voiced his intention to continue his struggle for justice.

May 25, 2017 10:24

  • In Chechnya, law enforcers identify organizer of March attack on National Guard of Russia

    An attack on the unit of the National Guard of Russia in the regional centre of Naurskaya in the north of Chechnya was organized by local resident Ali Bakaev. He was put on the international wanted list. This was reported by the law enforcement agencies of the ChechenRepublic. The investigation into the attack on the National Guard of Russia in Chechnya was led by Colonel Igor Sobol, the "Kommersant" reports today.

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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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