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Salikhova and Magomedova v. Russia, (63689/13)

Judgement date: 26/01/2016
Communicated: 06/04/2014
Lodged: 23/09/2013
Date of violations: 20/05/2013
Location: Dagestan
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

The applicants alleged that their relative Sakhrab Abakargadzhiyev had been abducted by State agents in Dagestan, Russia, and had subsequently disappeared and that the authorities had failed to effectively investigate the matter.

 

Mukayevy v. Russia, (31189/11)

Judgement date: 08/12/2015
Communicated: 21/11/2011
Lodged: 12/05/2011
Date of violations: 03/12/2004
Location: Chechnya, Duba-Yurt
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance
Pecuniary damage: 20000 €
Non-pecuniary damage: 60000 €

Since 1995 Mr Rasul Mukayev has been suffering from a disability. In 2001 and 2002 he was detained in sweeping-up operations in Duba-Yurt and subsequently released since no charges were brought against him. At the material time the village was surrounded by numerous checkpoints. Two checkpoints were located in the vicinity of the applicants’ house. On 3 December 2004 at around 5 a.m. an APC arrived at the applicants’ house in Duba-Yurt. Another APC and two UAZ “tabletka” vehicles remained waiting in a neighbouring street. A group of eight to ten armed servicemen who were masked and in camouflage uniforms broke into the house. Threatening the applicants in unaccented Russian, they searched the house for valuables, arms and ammunition and took some items. The servicemen handcuffed Rasul, pulled his T-shirt over his head and forced him outside, where one of them reported to someone via portable radio: “The object is taken. We are leaving”. The servicemen told the applicants that they were taking Rasul to the ROVD and then drove away in the direction of Khankala. The applicants subsequently learnt from anonymous witnesses that their son had been taken to the Main Federal Military Base in Khankala.The applicants have not seen Mr Rasul Mukayev since his abduction on 3 December 2004.

 

Sagayeva v. Russia, (22698/09)

Judgement date: 08/12/2015
Communicated: 21/11/2011
Lodged: 17/04/2009
Date of violations: 08/08/2000
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance
Non-pecuniary damage: 60000 €

On 8 August 2000 at around noon a group of more than twenty five masked and armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms arrived at the applicant’s house in two APCs and several UAZ “tabletka” cars. They broke inside and quickly searched the premises, taking away all documents and family pictures. They arrested Khasan Sagayev, put him in APC no. 802 and drove away in the direction of the Rostov-Baku highway. There they joined a convoy of APCs and UAZ cars. Other Alkhan-Yurt residents were arrested on that day. Later in the morning Mr Supyan Mokhchayev, the Grozny mayor, contacted a military commander, who reported that APC no. 802 belonged to a Russian regiment stationed on the premises of the Main Federal Military Base in Khankala. However, Khankala servicemen denied this. Mr Mokhchayev also learnt from anonymous witnesses that Khasan had been brought to Khankala and questioned by three investigators. Later on Mr Muni Akhmadov, a resident of Alkhan-Yurt, told the applicant that Khasan’s name was listed in one of the secret databases in Khankala. The applicant has not seen Mr Khasan Sagayev since his abduction on 8 August 2000.

 

Bimuradova v. Russia, (3769/11)

Judgement date: 12/11/2015
Communicated: 15/09/2011
Lodged: 02/12/2010
Date of violations: 27/05/2002
Location: Chechnya, the village of Gordaly
Representative: No representative
Violation: Disappearance

In the aftemoon on 27 May 2002 Magomed Bimuradov was abducted from the street next to his house in the village of Gordaly, Chechnya, by a group of armed masked men in a car. In the presence of a number of witnesses he was forced in the car which drove away in the direction of the Shuani village in the Nozhy-Yurt district. According to the applicant, the abductors belonged to the federal forces. Magomed Bimaradov has gone missing since.  It is unclear whether the investigation into the murder and/or the disappearance of the applicant’s brother has been completed.

 

BUZURTANOVA AND ZARKHMATOVA v. RUSSIA, (78633/12)

Judgement date: 05/11/2015
Communicated: 03/08/2013
Lodged: 11/12/2012
Date of violations: 06/12/2012
Location: Ingushetia, Nazran
Representative: International Protection Centre
Violation: Disappearance

Akhmed Buzurtanov was a trainer in a sports club “Kaloy” in Nazran. The applicants alleged that at night on 6 December 2012 at a 200 to 300 meters distance from his home Akhmed had been stopped by unknown masked men in military uniforms who had previously chased him in three cars. They had forced him into one of their cars and taken him away to unknown destination. The applicants have had no news of Akhmed Buzurtanov since his disappearance. The applicants complain, among other matters, under Article 2 of the Convention about the violation of the right to life of Akhmed Buzurtanov.

 

S.M. v. Russia, (75863/11)

Judgement date: 22/10/2015
Communicated: 12/05/2014
Lodged: 26/11/2011
Date of violations: 17/07/2009
Location: Dagestan, Derbent
Representative: No representative
Violation: Torture

On 10 July 2009 an official of the Derbent town administration hired the applicant as his personal assistant for minor tasks such as making tea and cleaning up the office. On 17 July 2009 Mr R. and Mr A. locked the door to Mr R.’s office at the end of the working day and raped the applicant. The pre-investigation inquiry into the applicant’s allegations of rape was pending from July 2009 until June 2014; the means employed during the investigation were not capable of leading to identification and punishment of those responsible. The applicant complained, relying on Articles 6, 7, 13, 14 and 17 of the Convention, about the lack of an effective investigation by the domestic authorities into the reported rape.

 

Sadykovy v. Russia, (34887/12)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 14/05/2012
Date of violations: 15/03/2006
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

On 15 March 2006 a group of armed servicemen arrested Ms Tumisha Sadykova at a car wash station in Grozny and took her away in UAZ (“таблетка”) vehicle. On 30 September 2006 the Leninskiy district prosecutor’s office in Grozny opened criminal case no. 50176. The investigation is still pending.

 

Kosumova v. Russia, (65052/11)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 13/10/2011
Date of violations: 02/10/2004
Location: Chechnya, Shali
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

On 2 October 2004 a group of armed servicemen arrested Mr Mayr-Khadzhi Gerikhanov on a motorway between Noviye Atagi and Shali, Chechnya, and took him away in an UAZ (“таблетка”) vehicle. On 24 December 2004 the Shai district prosecutor’s office in Chechnya opened criminal case no. 36149. The investigation is still pending.

 

Davletbayeva and Others v. Russia, (22170/11)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 25/03/2011
Date of violations: 17/05/2005
Location: Chechnya
Representative: No representative
Violation: Disappearance

On 17 May 2005 a group of armed servicemen arrested Mr Khizir Galtakov on a street in Znamenskoye, Chechnya, and took him away in an UAZ (“таблетка”) vehicle without registration numbers. On 28 May 2005 the Nadterechnyy district prosecutor’s office in Chechnya opened criminal case no. 49007. The investigation is still pending.

 

Mamayeva v. Russia, (67344/09)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 02/12/2009
Date of violations: 09/12/2003
Location: Ingushetia, Nazran
Representative: Tagir Shamsudinov
Violation: Disappearance

On 9 December 2003 a group of armed servicemen arrested Mr Magomed Dadulagov at a market in Nazran, Ingushetia, and took him away in an UAZ (“таблетка”) vehicle without registration numbers. On 31 December 2003 the Nazran town prosecutor’s office in Ingushetia opened criminal case no. 03560091. The investigation is still pending.

 

Zakriyeva and Muradova v. Russia, (22667/09)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 23/03/2009
Date of violations: 14/07/2003
Location: Ingushetia, Nazran
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

On 14 July 2003 a group of armed servicemen arrested Mr Rustam Muradov at a construction site in Nazran, Ingushetia, and took him away. On the same date, 14 July 2003, allegedly the same group of servicemen arrested Mr Murad Zakriyev on a street in Nazran and took him away. On 24 July 2003 the Nazran town prosecutor’s office in Ingushetia opened criminal case no. 03560058. The investigation is still pending.

 

Asabayeva and Others v. Russia, (40162/12)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 20/06/2012
Date of violations: 31/03/2002
Location: Chechnya, Shali
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On 31 March 2002 a group of armed servicemen arrived at the applicants’ block of flats in two APCs, two UAZ (“таблетка”) and URAL vehicles and took Mr Ibragim Asabayev and Mr Alkhazur Asabayev away. On 15 July 2002 (in the documents submitted the date was also referred to as 16 September 2002) the Shali district prosecutors’ office opened criminal case no. 59153. The investigation is still pending.

 

Shabazovy v. Russia, (36883/12)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 14/05/2012
Date of violations: 21/05/2004
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

On 21 May 2004 a group of armed servicemen arrived at Mr Aslan Shabazov’s acquaintance’s house in two Gazel, one UAZ, three UAZ (“таблетка”) and VAZ-21099 vehicles. Having broken into the house, they took Mr Aslan Shabazov away in a helicopter. On 9 November 2004 the Sunzhenskiy district prosecutors’ office in the Republic of Ingushetia opened criminal case no. 04600072. The investigation is still pending.

 

Israilovy v. Russia, (34909/12)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 16/05/2012
Date of violations: 27/07/2003
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: Tagir Shamsudinov
Violation: Disappearance

On 27 July 2003 a group of armed servicemen arrived at the applicants’ village in an APC and two UAZ (“таблетка”) vehicles. Having broken into the applicants’ house, they took Mr Abdul-Mezhid Israilov away. On 10 September 2003 the Urus Martan district prosecutors’ office opened criminal case no. 34092. The investigation is still pending.

 

Elzhurkayevy v. Russia, (13909/12)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 27/02/2012
Date of violations: 03/08/2004
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On 3 August 2004 a group of about thirty armed servicemen arrived at the applicants’ house in a VAZ-21010, UAZ vehicles and a Zhiguli model car and took Mr Magomed Elzhurkayev away. On 13 August 2004 the Staropromyslovskiy district prosecutors’ office in Grozny opened criminal case no. 33066. The investigation is still pending.

 

Khamidova and Elmurzayeva v. Russia, (13843/12)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 27/02/2012
Date of violations: 02/04/2005
Location: Chechnya, Shali
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On 2 April 2005 a group of armed servicemen arrived at the applicants’ house in two UAZ (“таблетка”) vehicles and a Niva model car and took Mr Suleiman Said-Khusein Elmurzayev away. On 14 June 2005 the Shali district prosecutors’ office opened criminal case no. 46060. The investigation is still pending.

 

Abubakarova v. Russia, (867/12)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 23/12/2011
Date of violations: 14/10/2004
Location: Chechnya, Achkhoy-Martan
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On 14 October 2004 a group of armed servicemen arrived at the applicant’s house in two APCs and two URAL vehicles and took Mr Aslan Abubakarov away. On 1 November 2004 the Achkhoy-Martan inter-district prosecutors’ office opened criminal case no. 38050. The investigation is still pending.

 

Astamirova and Others v. Russia, (9616/12)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 26/01/2012
Date of violations: 14/07/2003
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: No representative
Violation: Disappearance

On 14 July 2003 a group of around ten armed servicemen arrived at the applicants’ house in two UAZ (“таблетка”) vehicles and took Mr Adam Novruzov away. On 23 July 2003 the Zavodskoy district prosecutors’ office in Grozny opened criminal case no. 30119. The investigation is still pending.

 

Dishnayeva and Others v. Russia, (851/12)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 14/12/2011
Date of violations: 10/03/2003
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On 10 March 2003 a group of around one hundred thirty armed servicemen arrived at the second and third applicants’ house in an APC, URAL and UAZ-452 (“таблетка”) vehicles and took the applicants’ relatives away. On 13 March 2003 the Leninskiy district prosecutors’ office in Grozny opened criminal case no. 20050. The investigation is still pending.

 

Sadulayeva and Mintsaligov v. Russia, (77744/11)

Communicated: 16/10/2015
Lodged: 28/11/2011
Date of violations: 10/10/2004
Location: Chechnya, Achkhoy-Martan
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

On 10 October 2004 a group of armed servicemen arrived at the applicants’ house in two APCs and two URAL vehicles and took Mr Musa Mintsaligov away. On 1 November 2004 the Achkhoy-Martan inter-district prosecutors’ office opened criminal case no. 38052. The investigation is still pending.

 
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