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September 04, 2019 10:26

  • Alternative list of Azerbaijani political prisoners released

    A group of Azerbaijani human rights defenders, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and lawyers has released an updated list of political prisoners that contains 119 names; that is, two persons more than in the list released by the "Union for the Freedom of Political Prisoners of Azerbaijan".

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  • A subbotnik (voluntary work on Saturday) in Grozny. Photo by the press service of the Grozny administration http://chechnya.gov.ru/novosti/okolo-70-tysyach-chelovek-vyshli-na-subbotniki-v-groznom/ Residents of Chechnya complain about increase in number of forced events

    Employees of budget-funded organizations and agencies tell about three or four rallies, football matches and subbotniks that they had to attend within the month under a threat of dismissal. This is an all-Russian practice, and Ramzan Kadyrov has special relationships with Vladimir Putin, political analysts have pointed out.

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  • The flag of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic in Stepanakert. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot" On Republic Proclamation Day, Stepanakert holds weapon exhibition

    A procession, laying flowers, concerts, fireworks, as well as an exhibition of weapons and military equipment were held in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) on the 28th anniversary of the proclamation of the republic. The authorities declared that defence of the borders, improving citizens' social status and economy developing are now the main goals.

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  • A participants of the rally in Magas with the flag of Ingushetia. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Analysts exclude political motives in charge mitigation against Ingush protesters

    The softening of the charges put forward against six Ingush activists has nothing to do with the election of the head of the republic scheduled for September 8, Ruslan Mutsolgov, a politician, Magomed Bekov, a lawyer, and Timur Akiev, a human rights defender, are sure. Makhmud-Ali Kalimatov, the acting head of Ingushetia, has promised to promote an impartial investigation into the March events.

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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