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  • The police near the Baku Court on Grave Crimes. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot" Azerbaijani authorities increase pressure on activists

    Over 2018, at least 128 Azerbaijani oppositionists were arrested for political reasons. Authorities imitate liberalization, refusing to criminally prosecute activists in favour of arbitrary arrests, local rights defenders have emphasized.

April 17, 2019 10:38

  • A wheelchair. Photo pixaby.com Georgia: persons with disabilities tell about meagre social help and lack of workplaces

    Today, ten years after Georgia's accession to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the country's authorities failed to radically improve the lives of people with disabilities, the Ombudsperson, Nino Lomdjariya, believes. His predecessor in the post regards that only in 50 years from now the country will be able to ensure acceptable conditions for people with disabilities.

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  • Relatives of the detainees near the Nogai District Court on April 13, 2019. Photo by Gulmira Tangatarova In Dagestan, three activists released after arrests

    Six participants of a fight in the Orta-Tyube village in the Nogai District of Dagestan, provoked by the land conflict, are still being kept at a detention centre in Kizlyar. Three detainees, whose terms of arrest expired, are released.

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  • A poster with the photo of Afghan Mukhtarly. Photo: REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili Afghan Mukhtarly's defence refutes Georgia's Premier

    The statement of Mamuka Bakhtadze, the Prime Minister of Georgia, about cooperation with Azerbaijan in the case of the kidnapping of journalist, Afghan Mukhtarly, is not confirmed by Georgia's actions, the Mukhtarly's defence has stated.

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  • Akhmed Barakhoev at a protest action in Magas. Screenshot of Ilez Pliev's video on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjeTkWnqw04 Ingush elder Akhmed Barakhoev feels better after hunger strike

    After his hunger strike, the Ingush elder, Akhmed Barakhoev has sharply aggravated stomach pains; he needs a medical examination and a special diet, his advocate, Fatima Urusova, has stated. The hunger strike has made the disease acute, but it's difficult to ensure a strict diet in custody, Akhmed's son, Ilez Barakhoev, has noted.

April 16, 2019 08:18

  • Screenshot of Tumso Abdurakhmanov's video posted on YouTube on April 10 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9EzirHECXY Abdurakhmanov's clip triggers Kadyrov's and Chechen theologians' loud statements

    The Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov has called the statements of the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, and pro-government theologians to be answers to his video about Akhmat Kadyrov. Residents of Chechnya treat the authorities' statements as attempts to smooth the consequences of unsuccessful discussions with the blogger.

April 16, 2019 08:16

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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