Political Essays

June 12, 2015 22:31

  • Mary Lawlor is Executive Director of Front Line Defenders, the International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, based in Dublin. Photo: Conor McCabe Human rights in Azerbaijan - and pigs will fly!

    The media attention is drawn to the European Games opened in Baku, while rights defenders and activists are kept in prisons, where there had been placed for political reasons, said Mary Lawlor, the Executive Director of the Front Line Defenders.

Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for the period of 6 years.

Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for the period of 6 years

Over the past six years, from 2010 to early 2016, the number of victims of the armed conflict in the North Caucasus has decreased significantly. A stable tendency for reduction of the number of people killed and injured in the regions of the North Caucasian Federal District is shown in the infographics below, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot" and based on its own data and open sources information. By clicking each figure, you can see distribution of casualties in the center of the circle, divided by categories such as security forces, militants, and civilians.

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Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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