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  • A prison corridor. Photo: Tracy Lundgren from Pixabay, Believers tortured in Azerbaijani prisons, activists report

    Participants of the hearings held in Baku reported that in prisons, believers were subjected to torture and inhuman treatment. According to the activists, many political prisoners suffer from serious diseases, but do not receive qualified medical care.

May 13, 2019 15:54

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  • The flag of Azerbaijan. Photo: REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov Opposition sets conditions for new Baku-EU agreement

    On the eve of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit in Brussels, the Azerbaijani National Council of Democratic Forces (NCDF) and the Republican Alternative (ReAl) Party have drafted the preconditions for a partnership agreement of Azerbaijan with the European Union (EU). They have urged the authorities to release all political prisoners and stop pressing the opposition.

May 13, 2019 11:25

May 12, 2019 11:49

  • Participants of the "Immortal Regiment" action in Grozny, May 9, 2019. Screenshot from video broadcasting by 'Grozny' TV Channel, In Grozny, "Immortal Regiment" shows Kadyrov's loyalty to Kremlin

    Some students and state servants have treated their participation in the Victory Day celebrations and the "Immortal Regiment" march in Grozny as compulsory. Experts view the "Immortal Regiment" action in Chechnya as a demonstration of Kadyrov's loyalty to the Russian federal authorities.

May 12, 2019 11:33

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  • Magomed Mutsolgov reports Nalgiev's whereabouts

    The Ingush activist Ismail Nalgiev, whose location after his deportation from Belarus was unknown to his relatives and advocates, was handed over to investigators in Nalchik, the human rights defender, Magomed Mutsolgov, has informed.

May 11, 2019 19:49

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  • Council of Europe calls on Georgian authorities to stop violence in prisons

    In Georgia, in connection with the lack of warders, the administrations of a number of penitentiary institutions rely on informal hierarchies among prisoners and as a result, prisoners at the bottom of the informal hierarchy are left unprotected, the Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) reports.

May 11, 2019 19:11

  • Military exercises of the Azerbaijani Army, May 2019. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of 22 shelling attacks

    The positions of the Azerbaijani army in the Karabakh conflict zone and on the border with Armenia were subjected to 22 shelling attacks over the past day, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for Azerbaijan reported.

May 11, 2019 19:01

May 11, 2019 11:42

  • Malkhaz Machalikashvili. Screenshot from video posted by Kavkaz-Realii at Machalikashvili's relatives claim distorted translation of his words in terror act case

    On May 10, Malkhaz Machalikashvili, the father of his son Temirlan, shot dead during a special operation in Pankisi, has spent seven hours at the interrogation in the State Security Service (SSS) of Georgia, after which he was released. The case of preparing a terror act against a Georgian law enforcer is based on an incorrect translation of words from the Chechen language, Malkhaz's relatives assert.

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  • Screenshot of 'Mekhkari' Instagram post: Islamic scholars question success of "female taxi" in Chechnya

    The taxi service for women "Mekhkari" is in demand in Chechnya from the first days of its operation, but there are too few cars, women-residents of the republic have stated. However, the Orientalists interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" were restrained in assessing the prospects for the development of the service due to the relatively small number of strictly practicing Muslim women in Northern Caucasus.

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