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  • GPO complains about Kerimli to the Bar Association

    The General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) has complained to the Azerbaijani Bar Association about the advocate Nemat Kerimli. The reason for the complaint was his public allegations about torture of his client Tofig Yagublu, an opposition activist.

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  • Ingush Senator rents a flat for family of girl with amputated arm

    Ingush authorities are now solving the issue of providing housing to the needy family, in which, after discharging from hospital, the girl, who had her arm amputated as a result of domestic violence, will live. In the upcoming year, they will live in a rented apartment in Magas.

December 07, 2019 17:26

  • Azerbaijani soldiers. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan, https://mod.gov.az Azerbaijan claims shelling by Armenian snipers

    The positions of Azerbaijani troops stationed on the border with Armenia and in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict area were shelled for 24 times over the past 24 hours, the country's Ministry of Defence (MoD) has stated today.

December 07, 2019 16:53

  • Screenshot from video with a baby being rubbed with snow. Official Instagram account of Chechen PO, https://www.instagram.com/chechproc/ Chechen woman fined for rubbing baby with snow

    A court has found the rite of "hardening" a three-month-old child, whom his grandmother rubbed with snow, to be an offense. The mother of the baby was fined, although, according to Chechen customs, parents have no right to object to their own parents, local residents have noted.

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  • People detained for drinking alcoholic beverages and using psychotropic substances. Screenshot from video posted by Chechen MIA at https://www.instagram.com/p/B5k3-STFR-y/ Public humiliation remains officials' tool for fighting dissent in Chechnya

    Chechen authorities are making use of public humiliations by relying both on the Soviet experience and on the long-standing traditions of the nation. However, over time, people's systematic demonstrative humiliations start generating the opposite effect, the experts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

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  • Office of HRC 'Memorial' in Moscow. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Number of protocols drawn up against "Memorial" reaches 28

    In addition to 20 administrative protocols on the absence of a "foreign agent" mark drawn up against the "International Memorial" and Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" after the inspection conducted by the Ingush FSB, the "Roskomnadzor" (Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media) drew up eight more protocols on a complaint filed by an individual.

December 06, 2019 19:42

  • Searches are being conducted at the intersection of Kartoev and Esmurziev Streets in Nazran, December 6, 2019. Photo by Magomed Aliev for the Caucasian Knot Six suspects detained in case on Ibragim Eldjarkiev's murder

    In Moscow and Ingushetia, six persons have been detained in a case on the murder of Ibragim Eldjarkiev, the chief of the Ingush Centre for Combating Extremism (CCE, also known as Centre "E"). Entrepreneur Khasan Polonkoev, one of the detainees, led the grouping involved in the murder, the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) suggests.

December 06, 2019 14:54

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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