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October 15, 2018 23:58

  • HRC "Memorial" reports about pressure on colleagues and advocate of Oyub Titiev

    After the detention of Oyub Titiev, his Chechen advocate had to leave the republic because of threats from law enforcers, and an employee of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" office in Grozny was subjected to pressure. This was reported to the court by Oleg Orlov, the head of the "Hot Spots" programme created by the HRC "Memorial".

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  • Arthur Beterbiev (from the left) and Ramzan Kadyrov (second from the right). Screenshot of the video by the user Grozny TV Channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guzPGYKihYc Social network users call on Ramzan Kadyrov to encourage not only athletes

    World boxing champion Arthur Beterbiev and Dagestani fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov got from the authorities of Chechnya Mercedes cars as gifts. Each car was worth at least six million roubles. Users of social network criticized Ramzan Kadyrov for expensive gifts to athletes and called him on to encourage students, doctors, and teachers for their achievements.

October 15, 2018 10:30

  • Mosul, Iraq. Photo: REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily Children of Georgian woman brought from Iraq to Tbilisi

    Three children of a Georgian woman, convicted in Baghdad to lifelong imprisonment for involvement in terrorism, has been in prison with their mother, until the authorities agreed to transfer them to Georgia, Teya Tsulukiani, the Minister of Justice, has stated.

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  • Special operation in Dagestan, October 13, 2018. Photo: press service of the National Antiterrorist Committee, http://nac.gov.ru Three law enforcers wounded at CTO in Dagestan

    Two agents of FSB's special units and an employee of the "Rosgvardia" were wounded in a shootout that broke out in the village of Endirei, Khasavyurt District. The counterterrorist operation (CTO) was the final one aimed to curb down the activities of supporters of the "Islamic State" (IS, a terrorist organization, banned in Russia by the court) in the Khasavyurt District, the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) has stated.

October 14, 2018 10:37

  • Nemat Panakhly. Screenshot from video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2anyjPOItB0 Oppositionist Nemat Panakhly arrested in Azerbaijan

    Nemat Panakhly, the chairman of the National Statehood Party of Azerbaijan (NSPA), was arrested for 30 days for disobeying the police. His wife and rights defenders do not rule out that he was arrested for his political statements.

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October 13, 2018 19:34

  • Man in handcuffs. Photo: © Sputnik / Anar Mustafayev https://ru.sputnik.az/incidents/20180220/414125415/byvshij-zek-avtomat-zaderzhan-baku.html Azerbaijani oppositionist arrested after returning home

    Azad Gasanov, an activist of the "Musavat" Party, was arrested on October 12, the following day after his return to Azerbaijan from Lithuania, where he was in political emigration. The reason for his arrest remains unknown to his advocate and relatives.

October 13, 2018 16:29

  • Protest rally in the centre of Magas, October 12, 2018. Photo by Umar Yovloi for the Caucasian Knot KBR activists treat Magas action as unique

    The protest action against the change of the Ingush-Chechen border is a unique example of residents' struggle for their rights, while in Kendelen, authorities manage to suppress the parties in conflict, activists from the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR), who visited Magas, have stated.

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