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September 04, 2020 18:26

September 04, 2020 18:07

  • Tofig Yagublu. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the Caucasian Knot Human rights defenders condemn conviction of Tofig Yagublu

    The international human rights organizations "Human Rights Watch" (HRW) and "Amnesty International" condemned the conviction of Azerbaijani politician Tofig Yagublu. The human rights defenders called on the authorities of Azerbaijan to immediately release him.

September 04, 2020 17:52

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  • Vafa Nagi is being detained by police. Screenshot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXexK2bMlRc Case against Azerbaijani activist Vafa Nagi closed

    The Neftchala District Court has terminated the criminal case initiated against Vafa Nagi, without explaining the reasons for such a decision, the activist herself has stated. She suggested that this was due to her exclusion from the municipal board.

September 04, 2020 13:47

  • At the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh. Photo: REUTERS/Staff Azerbaijan claims shelling of six villages in conflict zone

    During the past 24 hours, the positions of the Azerbaijani Army stationed in the villages on the Armenian border and in the Karabakh conflict zone were shelled for 57 times, including from large-calibre machine guns and sniper rifles, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported today.

September 04, 2020 10:47

  • View of the school in Beslan from a window. Photo taken on September 1, 2004, public domain Tskhinvali residents commemorate victims of Beslan tragedy

    An action in memory of the victims of the terror act in Beslan was held in the Theatre Square of Tskhinvali. The day before, in the square, people lit candles, which were spread out on the ground. Anyone could come up and light a candle in memory of those killed in the terror act committed 16 years ago.

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September 03, 2020 23:43

  • In Beslan, mourning ceremony held without restrictive measures

    In Beslan, hundreds of people gathered in the yard of the former school No. 1 to honour the memory of the victims killed in the terror act in 2004. At the mourning event, people did not comply with the social distancing measure, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reported.

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  • Policeman holding a detainee's hand. Photo: Elena Sineok, Yuga.ru Bagaudin Yevloev complains about torture by law enforcers in Magas

    In the capital of Ingushetia, law enforcers were beating and torturing with electric current Bagaudin Yevloev, suspected of involvement in the ranks of militants. The complaint has been voiced today by an advocate of Bagaudin Yevloev. According to the defender, the law enforcers demanded from the arrested man to confess to plotting the seizure of a school.

September 03, 2020 18:12

  • Armenian government building. Photo by Tigran Petrosyan for the Caucasian Knot In Yerevan, protesters demand to open border with Russia

    Dozens of Armenian citizens gathered in front of the government building with the demand to resume transport connection with Russia. The local residents complained that they had lost their jobs abroad and found themselves separated from their relatives.

September 03, 2020 17:57

  • Tofig Yagublu. Photo: Meydan TV, https://www.meydan.tv/ru/article/тофиг-ягублу-был-вызван-в-генпрокуратуру/?ref=list-news Opposition activist Tofig Yagublu sentenced to imprisonment

    In Baku, the court found opposition politician Tofig Yagublu guilty of disorderly conduct and sentenced him to four years and three months of imprisonment. Dozens of activists who came to the court building to support Tofig Yagublu held a spontaneous protest action against the court's decision.

September 03, 2020 13:33

  • Serviceman of the Armenian Army. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defence of Armenia, http://mil.am/hy/news/8291 Azerbaijan reports shelling of five villages in conflict zone

    During the past 24 hours, the positions of the Azerbaijani Army in the Karabakh conflict zone and on the border with Armenia were shelled for 46 times, including from large-calibre machine guns, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has informed today.

September 03, 2020 13:16

  • Activists and policemen after checking the reconstruction work quality in a square in Makhachkala. Screenshot from the video posted by the Caucasian Knot Makhachkala activists demand compensation after law enforcers' claims

    Activists Arsen Magomedov, Ziyautdin Uvaisov and Murad Muradov, who were brought to the police station after checking the reconstruction work quality in a square in Makhachkala, filed an application with the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), demanding compensation for their suffered moral harm.

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  • Adam Delimkhanov publicly scolds young Chechens returned from Moscow. Screenshot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzGIjXH4yHg Analysts see Chechen authorities's force show in Delimkhanov's instructions

    The form and the tone of Adam Delimkhanov's address to the Chechens returned from Moscow show the desire of Chechen authorities to control republic's natives under Kremlin's order, Ruslan Kutaev, an activist, believes. The demonstration of force is ingrained in the manner of expression among Chechen officials, Mr Kutaev has noted.

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