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  • Rustam Kuchmenov. Photo from the website of the "Committee against Torture" https://www.pytkam.net/ru/news/rassledovaniem-dela-o-pytkah-v-nalchike-zaymutsya-na-respublikanskom-urovne Advocate tells about treatment of KBR resident after torture

    The health of Rustam Kuchmenov, a resident of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR), sharply worsened after he was beaten up by law enforcers in 2017, said his advocate, adding that they could achieve the restart of the inquiry into the case of Kuchmenov's torture after complaints to the Chief Investigating Department for the North-Caucasian Federal District (NCFD).

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  • A ballot box at the local electoral commission in Abkhazia. Photo: REUTERS/Казбек Басаев 16 countries refuse to recognize elections in Abkhazia

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Azerbaijani declared the election of the President of Abkhazia illegitimate and expressed its support for the sovereignty of Georgia. Similar statements were released by 15 western countries.

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  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of August 19-25, 2019

    Presidential election in Abkhazia; conflict with shooting in Krasnodar of natives of Chechnya and Dagestan; disputes around a large mosque opened in Chechnya, – read about these and other events in the weekly review of major events in the Caucasus that happened on August 19-25, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

August 26, 2019 11:52

  • Miners. Photo by Beslan Kmuzov for the "Caucasian Knot" Rights defenders call on Georgian govt to reform labour legislation

    The Human Right Watch (HRW) has studied the miners' working conditions in Georgia. The government should seek clear regulation of working hours, observance by employers of rest and night work regimes, and of payment for overtime and work on holidays, human rights defenders have stated.

August 26, 2019 11:49

  • Son of PFPA activist arrested in Azerbaijan

    Imameddin Geidarov, a son of Kyamal Geidarov, the head of the Hajiqabul district organization of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), was sentenced to 30 days of arrest. The PFPA believes that the young man is persecuted for his civil activism and criticism of the authorities in social networks.

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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