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May 15, 2019 08:25

  • Two "Nida" activists expelled from university in Baku

    After his release from prison, Bairam Mamedov, an activist of the "Nida" movement, was not allowed to continue his studies at the Baku Slavic University. Mamedov's associate, Giyas Ibragimov, has been also expelled from the same university.

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  • Law enforcers. Chechnya. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Analysts associate detentions in Chechnya with attack on law enforcers claimed by IS

    The detention of nine suspected militants in Chechnya was preceded by a statement released by the "Islamic State" (IS, a terrorist organization, banned in Russia by the court, – note of the "Caucasian Knot") about an attack on law enforcers in the Urus-Martan District. The law enforcement bodies called the jihadists' statement the disinformation, but a special operation might have been triggered by it, said scientists engaged in the studies of the Caucasus.

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  • A law enforcer. Photo: REUTERS/Stringer Veterans of special services doubt version about detention of militants in Chechnya

    Sergey Goncharov, the president of the Alpha Anti-Terrorism Unit Veterans' Association, and Gennady Gudkov, the retired FSB Colonel, doubt the credibility of the reports about the detention of militants in Chechnya. Political analyst Alexander Perendjiev suggests that people undesired by the Chechen authorities could be declared militants.

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  • A prison corridor. Photo: Tracy Lundgren from Pixabay, https://pixabay.com/photos/prison-jail-dark-creepy-lockup-1331203/ Believers tortured in Azerbaijani prisons, activists report

    Participants of the hearings held in Baku reported that in prisons, believers were subjected to torture and inhuman treatment. According to the activists, many political prisoners suffer from serious diseases, but do not receive qualified medical care.

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