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October 19, 2019 09:19

  • Complaint to ECtHR gives hope for inquiry into torture of alleged gay Altemirov

    Volunteers of the Russian LGBT Network have evacuated almost 160 people from Chechnya and continue helping local homosexuals. According to the complaint filed by the Network in the interests of the murdered Chechen resident, Arbi Altemirov, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg may oblige Russia to investigate the case.

October 19, 2019 09:17

  • HRC "Memorial" reports kidnapping in Chechnya

    Ramzan Shaikhaev, who was visiting Chechnya as a guest, was detained for a month by law enforcers without explanations; and on September 9, he disappeared, the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" has informed. His acquaintances believe that Shaikhaev had drawn law enforcers' attention because of his "suspicious" beard.

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  • Rapper Uretra Batya recorded a video with an apology for the song "A Chechen Girl". Screenshot of the video https://www.instagram.com/p/B3u3u3vFlkO/ Author of obscene song apologizes for insulting Chechen girls

    Rapper Uretra Batya recorded a video with an apology for the song "A Chechen Girl", and the performer Gangvest denied his involvement in the creation of the song and assured his respect for the Chechen people. Users of Instagram noted the apologies were not enough.

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  • The United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: Ludovic Courtès, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=45464991 Armenia joins UN HRC

    The election of Armenia to the United Nations Human Rights Council was approved by 144 countries.

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  • The European Court of Human Rights. Photo: REUTERS/Vincent Kessler ECtHR supports refusal of Azerbaijani Jehovah's Witnesses* to serve in army

    Azerbaijani courts violated the principle of freedom of conscience by sentencing to imprisonment five Jehovah's Witnesses* who refused to serve in the army, announced the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The Azerbaijani authorities are obliged to pay the complainants the compensation of more than 38,000 euros and develop a law on alternative service.

October 17, 2019 18:59

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  • A refugee camp in Syria. Photo: REUTERS/Erik De Castro Natives of Caucasus ask Russia to evacuate them from conflict zone in Syria

    Female natives of Northern Caucasus with children who stayed in a camp in Syria fear for their lives because of the Turkish military operation and ask Russia to evacuate them, says a relative of one of the women. Audio appeals to the Russian authorities state that there are also female natives of Dagestan and Chechnya in the camp.

October 17, 2019 15:21

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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