Human rights

April 21, 2018 06:29

  • Activists call on citizens of Armenia to hold peaceful protests

    In Armenia, a "velvet revolution" will succeed only in the case of peaceful protests. This was stated by activists from the "Counterstrike" art group, as well as organizers of the protest against the rise in electricity tariffs and the ban on right-hand drive vehicles that were held in the country in the past.

April 20, 2018 13:50

April 20, 2018 10:22

  • Leader of anti-Sargsyan protests detained in Yerevan

    On Friday, activists opposing the election of Serzh Sargsyan the Prime Minister of Armenia again blocked the streets in Yerevan. The police detained 37 demonstrators, including David Sanasaryan, the leader of the civil initiative "Reject Serzh".

April 19, 2018 11:49

April 17, 2018 00:07

April 16, 2018 04:40

  • Grozny residents forced to watch motor races

    On April 14 and 15, in the Chechen capital, the motordrome "Grozny Fortress" hosted the first stage of the Russian series of ring races under the SMP Racing programme for the development of motorsport. Among the spectators there were many public employees, who claimed they were forced to attend the competitions.

April 15, 2018 08:33

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April 14, 2018 07:26

  • Murder of a Chechen young woman refreshes problem of domestic violence in Southern Russia

    In Northern Caucasus, violence of a spouse remains the main source of threat for women. The problem of domestic violence in the region is aggravated by the situation of women in society and in families when victims traditionally avoid seeking outside help. This was stated by rights defenders interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" in connection with a brutal murder of a Chechen young woman in Khasavyurt.

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