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  • Relief of the activists in Azerbaijan. March 18, 2019. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot" In Azerbaijan, four political prisoners request CER

    Out of 30 political prisoners, whose conditional early relief (CER) is being sought by activists of the campaign "Free All!", four filed appropriate motions to the courts of Azerbaijan. Other political prisoners are also preparing requests for the CER.

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  • Alavdi Khadjaev. Screenshot of the Grozny TV channel report https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAMaVik1cco Chechen residents treat local TV's report as reaction to Tumso Abdurakhmanov's criticism

    The Chechen TV released a story about relatives of Alam Khadjaev, who left the republic after a resonant road traffic accident with his participation in 2016. In the TV story, the Khadjaevs speak about their voluntary decision to leave Chechnya and criticize a blogger who called their departure forced. The criticism is addressed to Tumso Abdurakhmanov, residents of Chechnya believe.

April 14, 2019 11:26

  • Five persons hospitalized after conflict in Armenian village

    On April 13, a shootout broke out in the village of Zartonk of the Armavir Region of Armenia, during the conflict of supporters and opponents of the village elder. Two participants of the conflict, including the gunman, were detained; five people were hospitalized, the police and the Investigating Committee have reported.

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  • Akhmed Barakhoev takes part in rally in Magas. Screenshot from video posted by Ilez Pliev at YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjeTkWnqw04 Akhmed Barakhoev stops his hunger strike

    For the first time in ten days, Akhmed Barakhoev, the arrested Ingush elder, agreed to eat. He was persuaded to stop his hunger strike by Kabardino-Balkarian Ombudsperson, said his advocate.

April 14, 2019 10:57

  • Police disperse protest action at Baku school

    Policemen have used force against the activists, who gathered on April 13 for an action, demanding to punish those responsible for the suicide of an eighth-grader schoolgirl from a Baku school.

April 13, 2019 17:59

  • Akhmed Barakhoev. Screenshot from the Caucasian Knot video Akhmed Barakhoev is figurant of criminal case

    The Ingush elder and protest leader, Akhmed Barakhoev, has not been released today from the IVS; and a criminal case was opened against him for using violence against law enforcers, his advocate has informed.

April 13, 2019 17:50

  • Armenian customs officer quits after Pashinyan's claims

    Ayk Martirosyan, a customs inspector, who received a remark from the Prime Minister due to his inappropriate attitude to the Armenian flag, has been dismissed. The State Revenue Committee has informed that Martirosyan quitted his post at his own will.

April 13, 2019 17:36

  • Residents of Novomonastyrskoye village. Photo by Ilyas Kapiev for the Caucasian Knot Authorities ignore needs of Dagestani villagers when fixing border with Chechnya

    The village of Novomonastyrskoye, Kizlyar District of Dagestan, the disputed area next to which Chechnya registered as its own, was not visited by the commission on border demarcation between the republics; and no meetings on this issue were held, local residents have reported. They complained about the acute shortage of pastures; therefore, they have to pay Chechens for grazing cows in their territory.

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  • Residents of barracks in Maisky, 1990s. Photo by Tatiana Gantimurova for the Caucasian Knot Officials in Nazran demand refugees to move out of barracks

    The forced migrants from the Prigorodny District of North Ossetia, living in three barracks in Nazran, have received prescriptions from the Mayoralty to move out. In total, 15 families are under a threat to stay homeless. They tell that they have nowhere to go, since they were not provided with alternative housing; and it was impossible to buy some for the money allocated to refugees.

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