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November 19, 2019 11:18

  • Tofig Yagublu. Photo: Meydan TV, https://www.meydan.tv/ru/article/тофиг-ягублу-был-вызван-в-генпрокуратуру/?ref=list-news Tofig Yagublu complains of threats and torture

    Tofig Yagublu, an activist of the "Musavat" Party, is back at large after serving his administrative arrest. He told about beatings by law enforcers and threats with demands to stop his oppositional activities.

November 19, 2019 11:04

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  • Screenshot from YouTube video 'Chechen wedding. Fighting for the 2nd place', https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jck271Wtjcg Kadyrov's motorcade set dangerous example for Chechen wedding parties

    Large wedding trains of many carts or cars are a traditional element of almost any Chechen wedding party, Khasan Bakaev, a historian, believes. People tend to imitate the republic's leadership by motorcade scales and driving style, Ruslan Kutaev, the head of the Assembly of Caucasian Nations, has stated.

November 19, 2019 08:36

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November 18, 2019 21:17

  • Special forces vehicle at the protest action in Tbilisi, November 18, 2019. Photo by Inna Kukudjanova for the Caucasian Knot Police use tear gas to disperse protesters in Tbilisi

    During the dispersal of the protest action in Tbilisi, one activist was detained; the whereabouts of three more are unknown, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports from the venue. Law enforcers used tear gas; there are victims, the "Rustavi-2" TV Channel has reported.

November 18, 2019 21:07

  • Screenshot of Alikhan Tsakaev's Instagram post dated November 14, 2019, https://www.instagram.com/p/B42uVsUCQ1p/ Tumso criticizes Argun police boss for joke with threats

    Kadyrov's threats addressed to social network users were followed by a jokingly designed post of Alikhan Tsakaev, the police head of the city of Argun, on the Instagram about the efficiency of a "pistol safety-stop click" and a "bullet in the leg" as methods of influencing people's attitudes and behaviour. In the realities of Chechnya, such a post is not perceived as a joke, the blogger, Tumso Abdurakhmanov, has stated.

November 18, 2019 18:35

  • At the site of the murder of Ibragim Eldjarkiev. Screenshot of the video posted by the  'First Channel' at: https://www.1tv.ru/news/2019-11-02/375061-v_moskve_ubity_nachalnik_tsentra_protivodeystviya_ekstremizmu_po_ingushetii_ibragim_eldzharkiev_i_ego_brat Man accused of Ibragim Eldjarkiev's murder arrested in absentia

    In Moscow, a court pronounced a decision to arrest Kureish Kartoev, a native of Ingushetia, who was put on the wanted list for the murder of Ibragim Eldjarkiev, the chief of the Ingush Centre for Combating Extremism (CCE, also known as Centre "E"), and his brother. This has been reported today by the court.

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  • Tbilisi rally participants. Photo by Inna Kukudjanova for the Caucasian Knot US and EU react to protests in Tbilisi

    On November 17, in their joint statement, the EU Delegation and the US Embassy to Georgia called on supporters of the opposition, involved in protests, and the Georgian government to retract political confrontation and to start a calm and respectful dialogue.

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  • Flag of Azerbaijan. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the Caucasian Knot Baku: opposition treats ban of picket in support of pensioners as unconstitutional

    The Baku executive authorities have refused to sanction a picket scheduled for November 19 and applied for by the "Movement for Democracy and Welfare" (MDW) with the aim to demand a reduction of the retirement age and higher pensions, Gubad Ibadoglu, an economic expert and the head of the MDW, told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

November 17, 2019 09:48

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  • Razim Amiraslanly. Photo http://www.turan.az/ext/news/2019/11/free/politics%20news/ru/85125.htm Deputy chair of "Musavat" Party states falsification of his case

    The consideration of the complaint against the arrest of Razim Amiraslanly, Deputy Chairman of the "Musavat" Party, was postponed at the request of his defence, which found falsifications in the protocol of the court session. Amiraslanly treats his case as falsified.

November 17, 2019 09:38

  • Abu Umar al-Shishani, a deputy military Amir of the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization. Photo https://ssu.gov.ua/ua/ Georgian law enforcers name Umar al-Shishani's deputy detained in Ukraine

    Abu Umar al-Shishani, a deputy military Amir of the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court, who was detained in Ukraine, is Tsezar Tokhosashvili, a native of the Pankisi Gorge. In Tbilisi, he had been sentenced in absentia to imprisonment, the State Security Service (SSS) of Georgia has announced.

November 17, 2019 09:32

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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