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  • The United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: Ludovic Courtès, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=45464991 Armenia joins UN HRC

    The election of Armenia to the United Nations Human Rights Council was approved by 144 countries.

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  • The European Court of Human Rights. Photo: REUTERS/Vincent Kessler ECtHR supports refusal of Azerbaijani Jehovah's Witnesses* to serve in army

    Azerbaijani courts violated the principle of freedom of conscience by sentencing to imprisonment five Jehovah's Witnesses* who refused to serve in the army, announced the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The Azerbaijani authorities are obliged to pay the complainants the compensation of more than 38,000 euros and develop a law on alternative service.

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  • A refugee camp in Syria. Photo: REUTERS/Erik De Castro Natives of Caucasus ask Russia to evacuate them from conflict zone in Syria

    Female natives of Northern Caucasus with children who stayed in a camp in Syria fear for their lives because of the Turkish military operation and ask Russia to evacuate them, says a relative of one of the women. Audio appeals to the Russian authorities state that there are also female natives of Dagestan and Chechnya in the camp.

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  • Fuad Gakhramanly. Photo: screenshot of the video https://www.meydan.tv/az/article/fuad-qehremanlinin-sikayeti-temin-edilmedi/?/ref=redirect Azerbaijani oppositionist Gakhramanly accused of domestic violence

    A criminal case has been opened against Fuad Gakhramanly, an activist of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), about him beating up his wife and two daughters. Political opponents have used a family conflict for their own purposes, Gakhramanly himself has stated; his wife said that she has no claims to the husband.

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  • Military vehicles near the road signpost on the outskirts of Kizlyar. June 12, 2019. Photo by Ilyas Kapiev for the "Caucasian Knot" Chechnya loses land dispute with Kizlyar at Dagestani SC

    On the website of the Supreme Court (SC) of Dagestan, Rasul Kadiev, a Dagestani lawyer, has found a decision on a lawsuit on the lands of the Borozdinovskaya Forestry. The court ruled that the disputed lands belong to Dagestan, but Chechnya still claims to them.

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October 16, 2019 20:45

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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