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August 16, 2019 11:34

  • Representatives of Azerbaijani Ombudsperson visit Gazaryan

    Employees of the Ombudsperson of Azerbaijan have visited the Armenian soldier, Araik Gazaryan, who was detained on the frontline on August 12. According to the Ombudsperson's press service, the soldier had no complaints about his custody conditions and treatment.

August 16, 2019 01:06

August 16, 2019 00:55

  • Iya Kitsmarishvili. Screenshot from 1tv video: https://1tv.ge/ru/news/ija-kicmarishvili-obratilas-v-sud-za-vozrashheniem-30-akcij-rustavi-2/ Widow of co-founder of "Rustavi-2" demands to stop sale of TV Company

    Iya Kitsmarishvili, the widow of one of the founders of the "Rustavi-2" TV Company, has called on the court to promptly consider and satisfy her lawsuit and return the stake in company to her. Meanwhile, Paata Saliya, the advocate of Kibar Khalvashi, asserts that his client is the legal owner of the TV Company and has the right to sell its shares.

August 15, 2019 22:09

  • Ikram Ragimov. Photo: https://www.irfs.org/news-feed/journalist-ikram-rahimov-released-from-jail/ Azerbaijani authorities admit Ikram Ragimov's hunger strike

    The Azerbaijani Penitentiary Service has confirmed that the journalist, Ikram Ragimov is on a hunger strike. At the same time, a source from the Service has noted that Ragimov has no problems with his health. However, his relatives state his exhaustion.

August 15, 2019 21:35

August 15, 2019 18:59

  • Serviceman with a white flag at the combat line. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan Red Cross starts negotiations to meet Araik Gazaryan

    Members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) started negotiations with the Azerbaijani authorities concerning a meeting with Karabakh soldier Araik Gazaryan. Network users do not believe the version, according to which the soldier voluntary joined the side of Azerbaijan.

August 15, 2019 18:48

  • Participants of protest rally in front of the Armenian government building. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the Caucasian Knot In Yerevan, protesters criticize Amulsar's examination results

    Today, in Armenia, participants of a protest rally held in front of the government building, have claimed that investigators had provided incorrect results of the environmental impact assessment of the Amulsar mine, and the examination itself was incomplete. The activists demanded a personal meeting with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to present their own research results to him.

August 15, 2019 15:00

  • FSB agent. Photo: RIA Novosti archive, photo #421316 / Andrei Stenin / CC-BY-SA 3.0 "Legal Initiative": law enforcers pursue human rights defenders in Caucasus

    On August 14, the Moscow office of the "Legal Initiative" was searched. Law enforcers explained it by their interest in another organization located in the same building. However, law enforcers photographed passports of employees of the "Legal Initiative" and asked them questions about the NGO's activities in Northern Caucasus, the human rights defenders reported.

August 15, 2019 14:44

August 15, 2019 14:33

  • Online demonstration in support of Abdulmumin Gadjiev. Screenshot of action’s Instagram page, http://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/демонстрациязасвободуабдулмумуна Gadjiev's colleagues file new 27 notifications on actions in his support

    Friends and colleagues of Abdulmumin Gadjiev, an arrested correspondent of the newspaper "Chernovik" (Draft), submitted 27 more notifications to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of Dagestan about holding public actions in his support. The activists are ready to hold a rally even at an offshore abandoned workshop of the "Dagdiesel" plant, states Arsen Magomedov, an initiator of the action.

August 15, 2019 11:34

  • Banner of opponents of the development of the Amulsar field. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the Caucasian Knot March against mining gold at Amulsar Mine held in Armenia

    An international expert group has concluded that environmental risks are minimal from operating the Amulsar gold deposit in Armenia. After that, more than 500 residents of the city of Jermuk held an action protesting against such a conclusion.

August 15, 2019 11:24

August 15, 2019 11:13

  • Mother of the girl beaten up in Ingushetia demands to return her

    The biological mother of the girl from Ingushetia, who has suffered from beatings, hired an advocate aiming to return the child to her family. Guardianship authorities are seeking to deprive the girl's father and mother of their parental rights, the republic's Children Ombudsperson has stated.

August 15, 2019 08:23

August 15, 2019 08:11

August 14, 2019 21:48

August 14, 2019 21:38

  • Imam Shamil. Photo: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Imam_Shamil#/media/File:Die_Gartenlaube_(1860)_b_409.jpg Dispute about Imam Shamil provokes new reproaches to Kadyrov

    After the publication of a fragment of Ruslan Kurbanov's interview with Ramzan Kadyrov, some social network users refused to accept Kadyrov's explanations of his words about residents of Dagestan. Authors of many comments rebuked Kadyrov for protracting the public discussion about Imam Shamil.

August 14, 2019 18:04

August 14, 2019 17:46

  • Action in support of the Dagestani journalist Abdulmumin Gadjiev, July 2019. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the Caucasian Knot Dagestani MoJ: actions of Gadjiev's supporters banned because of terror act threat

    The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of Dagestan refused to sanction 23 rallies and one demonstration which organizers of the rallies wanted to hold in support of Abdulmumin Gadjiev, an arrested correspondent of the newspaper "Chernovik"(Draft). Among the reasons for the refusal, the Dagestani MoJ mentioned the possibility of a terror act. The initiators of the actions will go to court to challenge the answers received from the Dagestani MoJ, reported advocate Arsen Magomedov.

August 14, 2019 14:05

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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