Human rights

August 16, 2018 21:42

  • Journalists beaten up in Ingushetia question investigation prospects

    The duration of the inquiry into the attack on journalists and rights defenders in Ingushetia on the border with Chechnya has been extended and by October 25 will make 30 months, Yegor Skovoroda has informed. Investigators fail to take any real action to capture the criminals, the suffered journalists say.

August 16, 2018 21:26

  • Appeals on behalf of Bakaev and IS* continue trend of information injections

    A video appeal of the Chechen singer Zelimkhan Bakaev and a video clip on behalf of the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court, are intended to mislead the society, the rights defenders Tatiana Lokshina and Svetlana Gannushkina are convinced a year after the singer's disappearance.

August 16, 2018 18:12

August 16, 2018 17:56

  • Court questions investigator in Titiev's case

    The investigator of the Kurchaloi ROVD (District Interior Division) was unable to confirm to the court today that the search witnesses supervised in detail the inspection of Oyub Titiev's car.

August 16, 2018 14:21

  • Western powers call on Baku to release activists and journalists

    The USA, the European Union and the Council of Europe, while welcoming the release of Ilgar Mamedov, the leader of the Republican Alternative (ReAl) Party in Azerbaijan, have urged official Baku to release all the persons arrested for the implementation of their fundamental freedoms.

August 16, 2018 14:09

  • Persecutions of Jehovah's Witnesses in Southern Russia remind Soviet repressions

    In the Stavropol Territory, law enforcers detained two Jehovah's Witnesses to check their involvement in extremist activities; however, later they were released, Yaroslav Sivulsky, a representative of the European Association of Jehovah's Witnesses*, has stated. In general, Jehovah's Witnesses* are now almost in the same situation as in the Soviet era, said Alexei Makarov, a rights defender.

August 15, 2018 21:41

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August 14, 2018 18:24

  • Residents of Vremenny are without compensations for almost four years

    Since September 2014, residents of the Dagestani settlement of Vremenny are seeking compensations from the authorities for their housing destroyed during a special operation. Lawyers of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" have appealed against the judgement of the court, which in July this year refused to recognize the authorities' inaction.

August 14, 2018 08:19

  • Ilgar Mamedov returns home

    Ilgar Mamedov, the leader of the Republican Alternative (ReAl) Party, who was conditionally released from prison, is back at home and intends to continue his oppositional political activities.

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