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September 12, 2020 23:50

  • Albert Batchaev. Screenshot of the page with the information about criminal proceedings against Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia Albert Batchaev allowed visiting doctors

    Investigators have allowed Albert Batchaev, a Jehovah's Witness, to visit the polyclinic, which he could not do due to the restrictions associated with his house arrest.

September 12, 2020 12:28

September 12, 2020 07:24

  • Musa Lomaev, a blogger. Screenshot of the video https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTCLmmJ9utY0_qsQ5bH50mQ Attempt on Chechen blogger Lomaev failed in Finland

    Musa Lomaev, a blogger, has stated that Finnish law enforcers arrested a suspect of attempting on his life. According to the 1ADAT Telegram Channel, Chechen authorities had promised half a million US dollars for Lomaev's head.

September 12, 2020 07:21

  • Screenshot of Said Chubaev's video appeal, https://www.instagram.com/p/CE7D3Pii5dS/ Chechnya: marketplace director threatens to repeat bottle torture

    Salman Tepsurkaev was deservedly humiliated for insulting women; such antics will be monitored and punished in the same way or even more severely, Said Chubaev, the director of the marketplace in Oiskhar, stated in his video appeal. Instagram users criticized Chubaev and suggested that the video had been recorded in view of some expensive gift from the authorities.

September 12, 2020 07:18

September 12, 2020 07:16

  • Akhmed Zakaev reports release of his detained relatives

    Akhmed Zakaev, the head of the government of the self-proclaimed Ichkeria (banned in Russia), said that Chechen law enforcers released his relatives, detained after Zakaev's video appeal in support of the 1ADAT Telegram Channel. He has added that before the incident with Salman Tepsurkaev he had not been the channel's moderator.

September 11, 2020 23:58

  • Magomed Daudov, Salman Tepsurkaev, Ramzan Kadyrov (from left to right). Collage by the "Caucasian Knot" www.grozny-inform.ru,  Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Pool via REUTERS Ramzan Kadyrov and his adviser excuse violence against Salman Tepsurkaev

    The leader of Chechnya was embarrassed only by the fact that a video with torture of Salman Tepsurkaev, a moderator of the "1ADAT" Telegram channel, was made public. The speaker of the Chechen parliament also considered it correct to punish a man in such a way for insulting women. Some Instagram users agreed with the leader of Chechnya and his adviser, but the most users expressed their indignation with the cruelty of humiliation.

September 11, 2020 22:57

September 11, 2020 19:25

  • Gusein Melik. Screenshot of his personal page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012513966417&lst=100003790534850%3A100012513966417%3A1544034186&sk=photos Azerbaijani oppositionist Gusein Melik arrested for 15 days

    In Baku, a court pronounced a decision to arrest for 15 days Gusein Melik, a member of the board of the Azerbaijan Democracy and Welfare Movement. The court found Gusein Melik guilty of disobeying the police. The activist's colleagues promised to appeal against the court's decision.

September 11, 2020 19:21

September 11, 2020 19:17

  • Akhmed Zakaev. Screenshot of the video Александр RUS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EG7vnz-W20&feature=emb_logo Gathering of Zakaev's relatives announced amid Kadyrov's critical speech

    Relatives of Akhmed Zakaev, who lives in the United Kingdom and who declared himself the moderator of the 1ADAT Telegram Channel, have decided to publicly condemn him after Ramzan Kadyrov had joined the criticism of Zakaev. Instagram users have suggested that Zakaev's relatives were forced to speak out against him.

September 11, 2020 19:13

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September 11, 2020 11:24

  • Tamar Bachaliashvili. Photo: https://sova.news/2020/07/22/na-moment-obnaruzheniya-tamar-bachaliashvili-veroyatno-byla-mertva-uzhe-neskolko-dnej/ Bachaliashvili's defence presents proofs of staged suicide

    In Georgia, the advocate of the family of Tamar Bachaliashvili, a perished programmer, has released satellite photos as proofs of the fact that during the search for the young woman, her car was not in the place where it was later found with Tamar's body inside.

September 11, 2020 07:45

  • Collage by the "Caucasian Knot". Magomed Daudov (on the left) and Akhmed Zakaev. Screenshots of the videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuG9W_ccivk&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDMYxUrsMow&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=ChechenParamount Detention of Zakaev's relatives preceded by Daudov's threats

    Magomed Daudov, the Chairman (Speaker) of the Chechen Parliament, has threatened to punish Akhmed Zakaev, the leader of Chechen separatists, who called himself the channel administrator and condemned the humiliation of Salman Tepsurkaev, who had collaborated with the 1ADAT Telegram Channel.

September 11, 2020 07:32

  • CoE urges to investigate torture of Chechen Tepsurkaev

    Russian authorities must ensure the safety of Salman Tepsurkaev, the kidnapped moderator of the Telegram channel 1ADAT, and to investigate the fact of his torture and rape, Dunja Mijatović, the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe (CoE), has stated.

September 11, 2020 07:17

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September 10, 2020 21:58

  • Svetlana Alexievich. Photo: Sergento https://ru.wikipedia.org/ Svetlana Alexievich calls on Russian intelligentsia to respond to crisis in Belarus

    The Russian intelligentsia should not remain silent about the events in Belarus, says writer Svetlana Alexievich. She calls on Russian public figures to speak out in support of protesters in Belarus. The support of the Belarusian protestors by Russian public figures can prevent Moscow from interfering in the affairs of the neighbouring country, believes Ella Kesaeva, the chair of the "Voice of Beslan" Committee.

Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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