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  • Anar Mamedov. Photo: RFE/RL Anar Mamedov's case marks new wave of pressure on Azerbaijani media

    The case of Anar Mamedov, the editor-in-chief of the "criminal.az (criminalaz.com)" website, indicates that the authorities have stopped looking for far-fetched reasons for persecuting independent media outlets, and decided to openly persecute them for specific publications, the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety (IRFS) has stated.

February 08, 2019 23:55

  • Believers during a prayer. Photo: Radio Erkenli (RFE/RL) Dagestani journalist Idris Yusupov released from police

    Idris Yusupov, a journalist of the newspaper "Novoye Delo" (New Cause), detained near a Salafi mosque in Makhachkala, reported that he had been released from the police station without any explanations. Another detainee reported that law enforcers wanted to draw up protocols against him and two other believers, but changed their minds.

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  • Oyub Titiev in the court room. Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the "Caucasian Knot" Oyub Titiev's defence claims court's accusatory bias

    The court that is considering the case of Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", is supporting all the prosecution's arguments and rejects all the defence's motions, since they reveal gross falsifications, Oyub Titiev's advocates assert.

February 08, 2019 10:29

  • Bekkhan Yusupov. Photo: screenshot of the video by Chechnya Today https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=25&v=1sb3uaHO2BU Release version of Bekkhan Yusupov in Chechnya questioned

    The publication about the detention in Chechnya of Bekkhan Yusupov has helped save his life, says Igor Kochetkov, the head of the Russian LGBT Network. Yusupov's advocate claims that prior to his client's arrival in Grozny, he was in mortal danger.

February 08, 2019 10:27

  • A panoramic view of the Lake Kezenoi-Am. Photo Wild.nohcho https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Кезенойам#/media/File:Kezenoi_Lake_0.jpg Chechnya and Dagestan fix no deadline for border demarcation

    The authorities of Chechnya and Dagestan have agreed to fix the mutual border by the end of 2019. The parties have reached an understanding on this issue; it remains to finalize technical issues, said Khizri Shikhsaidov, the Speaker of the Dagestani Parliament. Both authorities do not claim for any territories, Magomed Daudov, the head of the Chechen Parliament, has stated.

February 08, 2019 08:36

  • NKR criticizes Azerbaijan for announcing Elnur Guseinzade wanted

    Elnur Guseinzade, whom the authorities of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) consider to be a prisoner of war, has been declared wanted by Azerbaijan for state treason. This decision violates Guseinzade's rights, who refused to return to his country, the spokesman of the NKR's president and rights defenders have stated.

February 08, 2019 08:33

  • Participants of a rally on the Memorial Day of the victims of the Caucasian war (1763-1864) in Maikop. Photo by Yevgeniya Bogdasarova for the "Caucasian Knot" Circassians offered to define single name of their nation

    On the eve of the All-Russian Census, Circassian activists have announced a flash mob "#yacherkesAty?" (I'm a Circassian, and you?) with the aim to unite all the Circassians under the common international name "Circassians". Facebook users have supported the action order to exclude an artificial split of one nation during the census.

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  • One of the pistols seized by law enforcers during Murad Saidov's detention. Screenshot of a photo on Alexander Talipov's page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/alexandr.talipov/posts/2107335269360707 Kadyrov's deputy permanent representative detained in Crimea

    Ramzan Kadyrov stood up for Murad Saidov, the deputy of his permanent representative in the Crimea, who was detained after the conflict with a Chechen businessman, who lives in the Crimea. According to Kadyrov, Saidov legally owned the firearm seized from him.

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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