Human rights

November 15, 2018 09:51

November 15, 2018 08:29

November 15, 2018 08:26

  • Attacker on "Caucasian Knot" correspondent refuses to admit guilt

    Karim Kasumov, who is accused of assaulting a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent at a rally of Alexei Navalny's supporters in Makhachkala, has refused to plead guilty. In his turn, he has accused the victim and her colleagues of lying, insisting that he had no idea about their professional status.

November 15, 2018 08:23

  • Case of Delimkhanov's guards continues practice of sheltering law enforcers

    The sentence to Said Akhmaev and Lechi Bolatbaev, the bodyguards of Adam Delimkhanov, a State Duma MP, is an example of the widespread in Russia law enforcers' impunity. They are using their service and personal contacts to influence investigators, and "no one wants to deal with Chechen law enforcers," rights defenders assert.

November 15, 2018 08:20

  • ECtHR gets interested in separation of Chechen woman with children

    The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has sent questions to Russian authorities on the complaint of Luiza Tapaeva about the decision of a Chechen court, which left her four children under the care of her deceased husband's father. For the first time, the ECtHR is considering the issue of gender discrimination in guardianship cases in Northern Caucasus, rights defenders report.

November 14, 2018 18:43

  • Azerbaijani SC slightly mitigates sentence to activist Gezyal Bairamly

    A complaint filed by Gezyal Bairamly, the deputy chair of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), sentenced to three years of imprisonment on the charge of smuggling, was partially granted by the Supreme Court (SC) of Azerbaijan. The SC reduced the term of imprisonment by two months. The defence intends to challenge the case at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

November 14, 2018 10:58

  • In Ingushetia, an activist's relative reports details of kidnapping

    Kidnappers of Rustam Lyanov forced him to record three copies of a video message to his uncle Ibragim Lyanov, the head of the European Ingush Association, with a call to him not to criticize the authorities. According to Rustam Lyanov, he surrendered to the demands for fear for his younger brother kidnapped together with him.

November 14, 2018 08:24

November 14, 2018 08:21

  • Court rules in favour of victims in case of payments to KBR's Chernobyl liquidators

    The Urvan District Court has held its first session on the criminal case on improper payments to the liquidators of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (NPP), who are sufferers in the case. Given the large number of them living in different districts of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR), the court agreed to hold travel sessions at their residences.

November 14, 2018 08:21

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