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March 07, 2019 23:55

  • A police car. Photo: REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili Azerbaijani activist arrested for 15 days

    A court decided to arrest Nidjat Abdullazade, an activist of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), under the article on failure to obey to the police. PFPA members treat the charge as politically motivated.

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  • Pyotr Zaikin, an advocate, and Oyub Titiev (on the right). Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the "Caucasian Knot" Titiev's case results in closure of "Memorial" office in Chechnya

    The court running the case of Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", is frankly supporting the prosecution; however, the defence hopes for his release after sentencing, his advocates have stated. After Titiev's and the pressure on his colleagues, the office of the HRC "Memorial" in Chechnya was closed, Oleg Orlov, the head of the "Hot Spots" programme at the HRC, has stated.

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  • A press conference on Oyub Titiev's case. Photo: screenshot of the video by the Human Rights Centre "Memorial" Defence reports major violations in Oyub Titiev's case

    Advocates of the head of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" office in Grozny, accused of possessing marijuana, have conducted an experiment, which, according to them, indicates falsification in the case. In particular, the defenders believe it was impossible to remove the scotch tape from the package allegedly found with Oyub Titiev in a way it was presented in the case.

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  • Giorgi Lukava. Photo: screenshot of the video Abkhaz CC put a full stop in Lukava's pardoning

    The president's decree to pardon Giorgi Lukava complies with the norms of the country's constitution, and the head of Abkhazia acted within the bounds of his powers, the Abkhaz Constitutional Court (CC) has explained.

March 06, 2019 10:21

  • Conflict at Yerevan State University turns into criminal case

    At night on March 4, student activists captured the video blogger Narek Malyan, their opponent in the conflict over the resignation of the rector of the Yerevan State University (YSU) and try to throw him into a garbage bin. They explained their actions by the "revolution logic," but they were condemned by the country's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. A criminal case on hooliganism was opened.

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