Human rights

December 04, 2020 23:51

  • Chechen Diaspora opposes deportation of compatriots from Austria to Russia

    On December 3, in Vienna, members of the Chechen Diaspora and human rights defenders held an action to protest against the mass deportation of ethnic Chechens to Russia. By pronouncing such decisions, the Austrian authorities violate the Convention on Human Rights, suggests Svetlana Gannushkina, the chair of the NGO "Civic Assistance Committee".

December 04, 2020 23:39

  • ECtHR's response encourages defence of men sentenced for attack on Nalchik

    The start of the consideration by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) of complaints lodged by the men sentenced in a case on an attack on Nalchik increases their chances not only for compensation, but also for commutation of their sentences, advocates note. Rasul Kudaev, sentenced to life imprisonment, suffers from serious diseases, but does not receive sufficient medical care, his mother complains.

December 04, 2020 17:01

  • KChR resident achieves inquiry into torture by law enforcers

    The torture case of Shamil Atabiev, a resident of the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR), by law enforcers is at the initial stage, his advocate has stated. The defence insists on a repeated medical examination in order to re-qualify the case on abuse of power into a heavier charge.

December 04, 2020 16:57

  • Chechen bloggers criticize Mufti for pressure on girls in niqabs

    Wearing a niqab is voluntary, and no one, according to Islam, has the right to impose or prohibit it, Musa Lomaev, a blogger, has noted. The girls, deciding to make use of the authorities' demand to wear masks during the pandemic, have put on niqabs instead of medical masks, the blogger, Tumso Abdurakhmanov, has suggested.

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  • Analysts explain aim of protests of Armenian conscripts' parents

    The vacations granted to Armenian regular soldiers, who had fought in Nagorno-Karabakh, will reduce tensions in the army, while their parents' protests were emotional and will not affect the domestic political situation, Armenian human rights defenders and political analysts believe.

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