Stavropol Region

June 16, 2021 23:45

  • Religious leaders of Northern Caucasus declare no alternatives to Hajj

    For the second year in a row, the authorities of Saudi Arabia restrict pilgrimages from other countries to Muslim shrines in Mecca and Medina in connection with the pandemic. According to religious leaders of Northern Caucasus, there are holy places in the republics of Northern Caucasus, for example, graves of prominent Islamic figures, and visiting those places are a good deed, but that will not replace a pilgrimage to Mecca, Medina, and Al-Aqsa Mosque.

June 14, 2021 23:55

June 13, 2021 11:13

June 10, 2021 19:40

  • Ingush activist Ali Khamkhoev sentenced to nine months of imprisonment in a penal colony

    The Zheleznovodsk City Court found Ali Khamkhoev, a participant in a rally in Magas, guilty of using violence against a fighter of the National Guard of Russia. However, taking into account the time spent by the defendant in a SIZO (pre-trial prison), the Court released the activist from custody. Ali Khamkhoev became the 37th activist sentenced to imprisonment for participation in the protests in Ingushetia, the Human Rights Centre (HRC) “Memorial”* reported.

June 09, 2021 11:05

  • Video records confirm Ingush activists' innocence

    The video footage of the protest action in Magas that was watched at the trial contains no proofs of the fact that leaders of Ingush protests called for illegal actions or participated in the riots themselves, the defence has stated.

June 03, 2021 11:57

  • Stavropol Territory: bride abduction cases prove viability of this tradition

    A court in Neftekumsk began hearing the case of two local residents accused of abducting a bride. This is at least the second such case in 10 months considered by Stavropol territorial courts. The custom of bride abduction is widespread in the Stavropol Territory, but most often occurs by the parties' mutual consent, the local Mufti and analysts believe.

May 28, 2021 14:08

  • Akhmed Pogorov's arrest triggers criticism of the court

    The return of Akhmed Pogorov, a co-chairman of the World Congress of the Ingush People, back into custody testifies to possible pressure on the court in Essentuki, since this decision contradicts the position of the Supreme Court (SC) of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR), which released Pogorov a few days ago, Magomed Pogorov, Akhmed's brother, Zakriy Mamilov, an MP, and Issa Kostoev, a lawyer, have suggested.

May 27, 2021 23:07

May 27, 2021 08:33

  • Law enforcers take Pogorov from hospital for interrogation

    On May 26, Akhmed Pogorov, an Ingush activist, transferred to house arrest, was hospitalized due to his health deterioration. However, law enforcers used a reanimobile to take him from hospital to Essentuki for conducting some investigative actions.

May 26, 2021 11:14

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