Human rights

September 21, 2017 15:22

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September 20, 2017 20:57

  • Police explain gays’ detentions in Baku by townspeople complaints

    The detention raids of Baku gays were triggered by citizens’ complaints that people with non-traditional sexual orientation are engaged in prostitution, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has stated. Local LGBT activists assert that homophobic sentiments are very strong in the country.

September 20, 2017 14:50

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September 20, 2017 05:14

  • PACE co-rapporteurs call on Baku to release political prisoners

    Stefan Schennach (Austria) and Cezar Florin Preda (Romania), the co-rapporteurs of the PACE Monitoring Committee, have called on the Azerbaijani authorities to speed up the reform of the penitentiary system, bring the country's legislation on NGOs to European standards and release activists arrested and sentenced for political reasons.

September 20, 2017 04:15

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September 19, 2017 23:52

  • Police stop AIP congress

    The police have blocked the building, where an event was scheduled in honour of the 25th anniversary of the Azerbaijani Islamic Party (AIP).

September 19, 2017 19:22

  • Chechen authorities react to appeal of disappeared singer's mother to Kadyrov

    On September 18, in Chechnya, the Ministry for National Policy, External Relations, Press and Information and the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) almost simultaneously rejected the political and criminal subtext in the disappearance of Zelimkhan Bakaev. The Ministries have assured they are making all efforts to find him.

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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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