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  • Participants and guests of the opening ceremony at the Sukhumi International Film Festival SIFF-2019. Photo by Dmitry Stateynov for the "Caucasian Knot" Over 600 attend film festival opening in Sukhumi

    The Sukhumi International Film Festival SIFF-2019 has aroused great interest among spectators. Residents of the city said that the film forum is an opportunity not only to have a good time, but also to get enriched culturally.

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  • Law enforcers at the rally in Magas. October 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Rights defenders urge to stop repressions against Ingush activists

    The attempt to disperse the rally in Magas was unjustified; and persecutions of Ingush activists will aggravate the conflict of republic's residents with the authorities, the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" has stated. Any resistance to law enforcers during protests leads to the initiation of criminal cases, said the lawyers.

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  • Law enforcers. Magas, October 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Ingush activists report mass inspections of weapon permits

    After the protests in Ingushetia, law enforcers visited owners of weapons, whose weapon permits had expired, reported human rights defender Magomed Mutsolgov and Malsag Uzhakhov, the head of the Council of Teips of the Ingush People. An expired weapon permit is not a reason for detention of a person if the weapon is kept at home, lawyers note.

April 04, 2019 23:52

  • Law enforcers. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov POC reports detention conditions of Ingush activists in Nalchik

    Arrested Ingush activists do not complain about the detention conditions in Nalchik, reported members of the Public Oversight Commission (POC) of Kabardino-Balkaria who visited them today. Advocates of the protest leaders complained about the violation of their clients' rights during searches and at trial.

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  • Screenshot of Agil Gumbatov's video appeal to the Azerbaijani President published on March 13, 2019 Court leaves Azerbaijani activist under arrest

    In Baku, a court dismissed an appeal filed by Agil Gumbatov, an activist of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), who was arrested under the article on disobedience to the police. The activist associated the criminal proceedings against him with his video appeal to President Ilham Aliev.

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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