Human rights

November 24, 2017 11:10

  • In Ingushetia, SC prolongs arrest of Khasan Esmurziev

    The Supreme Court (SC) of Ingushetia has upheld the decision to keep in custody until February 10 2018, Khasan Esmurziev, a resident of Nazran, accused of storing weapons and explosives, reports the message posted today on the website of the Supreme Court for Ingushetia.

November 23, 2017 22:37

  • CPT and "Novaya Gazeta" receive Sakharov Award

    The 2017 Andrei Sakharov Award was given today to the "Novaya Gazeta" newspaper and the Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT), who were represented by Elena Milashina and Olga Sadovskaya, respectively. Elena Milashina told the "Caucasian Knot" that she associates the awarding with the topics that the 'Novaya Gazeta' has risen this year about Chechnya.

November 22, 2017 21:22

  • CoE Commissioner calls on to stop chasing Yalchin Imanov

    The decision of the Azerbaijan Bar Association to stop the advocate's powers of Yalchin Imanov is a revenge for his publicizing human rights violations, Nils Muižnieks, the Human Rights Commissioner of Council of Europe (CoE), has stated and urged the Azerbaijani authorities to stop pressing advocates.

November 22, 2017 00:39

  • TCC upholds Chabuk's denial of refugee status

    The Tbilisi City Court (TCC) has upheld the refusal to grant refugee status to Mustafa Emre Chabuk, whom Turkish law enforcers treat as a supporter of Fethullah Gülen. The defence of Mr Chabuk will appeal against this decision at the Court of Appeal, Soso Baratashvili, Chabuk's advocate, told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

November 21, 2017 19:04

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November 21, 2017 00:50

  • Azerbaijan: Yalchin Imanov's advocacy suspended

    On November 20, the Presidium of the Bar Association suspended the powers of advocate Yalchin Imanov; besides, the Presidium decided to go to court to completely stop Imanov's status as an advocate and expel him from the Bar. Yalchin Imanov has noted that he will take legal steps to restore his status.

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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

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