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March 12, 2019 14:32

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  • War in Syria. Photo: REUTERS/Alaa al-Faqir Lilia Saidova's father reports about his son killed in Syria

    Before leaving for Syria, Magomed Saidov finished school as an external student and managed to finish three courses at the Medical and Dental University in Moscow. Parents spent half a year searching for him in Turkey, where he stayed before he got directly into the conflict zone, from where it was reported about his death during a bombing.

March 12, 2019 11:36

  • Oyub Titiev and his advocate. Photo by Rasul Magomedov for the Caucasian Knot Oyub Titiev reports records of hypocrisy and cynicism in his case

    Advocates requested the court to acquit Oyub Titiev, the head of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" office in Grozny. The defence stated that the case was fabricated and connected with his human rights activities. Oyub Titiev himself said that the trial "broke a record of hypocrisy and cynicism."

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  • Oyub Titiev. Photo by Murad Muradov for the Caucasian Knot Titiev urges Europe to impose sanctions on Chechen law enforcers

    Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", has expressed confidence that the verdict in his case would be accusatory. At the trial, he named some law enforcers, who fabricated his drug possession case, and asked his European colleagues to raise the issue of sanctions.

March 11, 2019 23:26

  • Tumso Abdurakhmanov. Photo: AAMTSN, screenshot from Tumso's Youtube Channel https://ru.wikipedia.org/ Abdurakhmanov's video blog enjoys growth in popularity due to debates with officials

    The popularity of blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov, who criticizes the Chechen authorities, has increased significantly after his public disputes with subordinates of Ramzan Kadyrov. An authorities' attempt to discredit the blogger has resulted in an increase in the number of people viewing videos posted by Tumso Abdurakhmanov, believes Umar Tatiev, the author of kavkaz_leakbez channel on Telegram.

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  • Week in the Caucasus: review of the main events of March 4-10, 2019

    An action commemorating the victims of Balkars' deportation in Nalchik; the celebration of March 8 in the countries of the South Caucasus and the republics of the North Caucasus; the verdict on the preparation of the terrorist attack in Nalchik - see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of March 4-10, 2019, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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  • Magomed Daudov. Photo: Betsiev Muslim https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Даудов,_Магомед_Хожахмедович Chechens criticize Daudov's statement on blood feud against Abdurakhmanov

    On March 9, Magomed Daudov, the speaker of the Chechen parliament, declared Tumso Abdurakhmanov a blood enemy because of his statement about Akhmat Kadyrov, but noted his declaration was not a threat of murder. Announcement of blood feud for an insult does not comply with traditions, residents of Chechnya believe.

March 11, 2019 13:53

  • Cartoon with words of encouragement for Oyub Titiev. Photo courtesy of HRC 'Memorial' Prosecutor asks four years of colony for Titiev

    Today, during the debates, the state prosecutor asked the court to find Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", guilty of drug possession, and sentence him to imprisonment and a fine.

March 11, 2019 13:40

  • Spiral razor wire. Photo by Nina Tumanova for the Caucasian Knot Relatives of terminally ill prisoner from Dagestan appeal to ECtHR

    A complaint of Magomedsaid Gazaliev, a resident of Makhachkala, who is serving his sentence in a colony in the Republic of Komi, of his mother and two sisters, has been sent to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The convict and his relatives complain that, despite the fact that Gazaliev has a serious fatal illness the court refuses to release him.

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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