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April 08, 2019 15:35

  • Akmed Pogorov. Screenshot from Akmed Pogorov's video appeal: Akhmed Pogorov promises to pay fines for Ingush activists

    Akmed Pogorov, the co-chairman of the World Congress of the Ingush People, made a video appeal to the people, in which he called the events that took place in a square in Magas a provocation and promised to pay all the fines imposed on activists.

April 08, 2019 13:30

  • Islamic University in Cairo. Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany Ingush students go on hunger strike in Egyptian prison

    Five Ingush students who were detained in Egypt last August and who are being kept in prison, declare hunger strike with the demand to release them. According to Marem Dzeitova, a mother of one of the detained students, they demand to release them, since no charges have been filed against them.

April 08, 2019 13:21

  • Rally in support of Ingush activists in Hamburg, April 7, 2019. Screenshot from video posted at Youtube Channel Fortanga Org: In Hamburg, activists demand to release Ingush activists

    On April 7, in the German city of Hamburg, Ingush natives held a rally in support of activists detained in Ingushetia who protested against the border agreement with Chechnya and who demanded the resignation of Ingush leader Yunus-Bek Evkurov.

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  • Lilit Martirosyan. Screenshot from video posted by Channel Parliament of Armenia, Transgender's speech in Armenian parliament provokes resonance in social networks

    A speech delivered by transgender Lilit Martirosyan in the Armenian parliament at the hearings on human rights provoked an ambiguous reaction from users of social networks. Some of them criticized the organizers of the public hearings, who allowed Lilit Martirosyan to go to the tribune in the parliament, while others, on the contrary, spoke in defence of the rights of minorities.

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  • Ismail Nalgiev at a picket in Nalchik on April 6, 2019. Photo by Umar Yovloy for the "Caucasian Knot" Ingush activist holds picket in Nalchik

    Ismail Nalgiev, an activist, has come out to a solo picket at the SIZO (pre-trial prison) and the temporary detention centre (known as IVS) in Nalchik in support of the detainees after protests in Ingushetia.

April 06, 2019 20:52

  • Jens Stoltenberg, the Secretary General of NATO (on the left), and Georgian  Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze. Photo by the NATO's press service Georgian experts assess consequences of increased NATO's activeness in Black Sea

    Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO Secretary General, has reiterated the Alliance's support for Georgia and urged Russia not to influence the Georgia's to join it. The NATO is increasing its presence in the Black Sea basin by scaling up its naval forces, and this can accelerate the process of Georgia's accession to the NATO, experts say.

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  • Istanbul. Picture by Selda Yildiz and Erol Gülsen - Own work - priv. Homepage: Istanbul und Türkei Community, CC BY-SA 3.0 de, Activists tell on value of Turkish elections for Circassians

    According to the outcomes of elections in Turkey, Circassians traditionally retained their representation in bodies of power, said Asker Sokht, a deputy head of the "Adyge Khase" organization of the Krasnodar Territory. Most of the Circassian organizations in Turkey are aimed at expanding ties with Northern Caucasus, said Georgy Chochiev, a sociologist. Without an influential lobby, Circassians will not be able to seriously advance their interests, says Aleko Kvakhadze, a researcher at the Rondeli Foundation.

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  • Bagaudin Khautiev. Photo: screenshot of the video Bagaudin Khautiev Ingush activist arrested for two months

    Bagaudin Khautiev, an activist who took part in protests in Ingushetia, was suspected of using violence against a state official, his advocate, Akhmed Abazov, has reported. According to Bagaudin's father, his son has no complaints about the custody conditions.

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  • Akhmed Barakhoev. Photo: screenshot of the video by Relatives urge Ingush activist Akhmed Barakhoev to stop his hunger strike

    Relatives of Ingush activist Akhmed Barakhoev, who was arrested after a rally in Magas and who went on hunger strike, are seriously concerned over his health state, reports Ilez Barakhoev, a son of the activist. The hunger strike has become for Akhmed Barakhoev a way to fight for the detainees' rights, believes Ruslan Mutsolgov, the head of the local branch of the "Yabloko" Party.

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