Cases 361 - 380 of 670

Dobriyeva and Others v. Russia, (18407/10)

Judgement date: 19/12/2013
Communicated: 30/05/2011
Lodged: 05/04/2010
Date of violations: 25/12/2009
Location: St.Petersburg
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

The case concerns the alleged abduction and disappearance on 26 December 2009 in St Petersburg of four of their male relatives following their arrival the previous day from Ingushetia. The applicants last saw their male relatives late in the evening of 25 December 2009 when the men drove away to one of the family’s homes. According to the applicants’ submissions, one of the men called his wife and told her that the car was being followed by a suspicious vehicle, after which telephone contact was cut off. Following the applicants’ complaints to various authorities, a criminal investigation was opened on 25 January 2010.

 

Gatsalova v. Russia, (41318/10)

Communicated: 13/11/2013
Lodged: 16/07/2010
Date of violations: 14/10/2005
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria, Nalchik
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Non-return of bodies

The applicant refers to the death of her husband Timur Dzankhotovich Gatsalov who died in the result of the events of 13-14 October 2005 in Nalchik. According to those who took part in identification of the bodies, during several days following the events of 13 and 14 October 2005 the corpses were kept in the morgue and in a few other locations in wholly unsatisfactory conditions. On several occasions the applicant requested various officials, including the prosecutors, to return the bodies of her husband for burial. The requests either remained unanswered or were refused. The applicant complains under Articles 8 and 9 of the Convention that the State authorities unnecessarily interfered with her right to family and private life and freedom of religion by denying her access to the body of her killed relative for religious burial according to Islam traditions and customs.

 

Bopayeva and Others v. Russia, (40799/06)

Judgement date: 07/11/2013
Communicated: 17/04/2009
Lodged: 28/09/2006
Date of violations: 17/04/2000
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On 17 April 2000 Luiza Dagayeva, who was pregnant with her third child, travelled to Grozny to check up on her flat. On the same day Sharip Khaysumov, whose flat was located in the same house, and Ramzan Alaudinov, who owned a house on a neighbouring street, also went to check on their property. None of the three returned home after that day. Witnesses saw how they were detained by military servicemen and brought to the nearby Oktyabrskiy District Temporary Department of the Interior (VOVD). Their disappearance was investigated within the same criminal case as the case of Mr A. Sadykov who was detained at the Oktyabrskiy VOVD over the same
period of time and who alleged that he had been subjected to torture there
(see the case of Sadykov v. Russia, no. 41840/02).

 

Tovbulatova v. Russia , (26960/06)

Judgement date: 31/10/2013
Communicated: 09/09/2008
Lodged: 21/05/2006
Date of violations: 08/12/2001
Location: Chechnya, Village of Valerik
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 a.m. on the night of 8 December 2001 a group of armed masked men in camouflage uniforms broke into Magomed Edilov's house in the village of Valerik, Chechnya. They dragged Magomed outside, put him in one of their two UAZ cars and drove away. There has been no news from him since. The investigation into his disappearance has not yielded any results.

 

Vadilova and Others v. Russia, (6382/09)

Judgement date: 31/10/2013
Communicated: 11/03/2009
Lodged: 29/12/2008
Date of violations: 09/12/2001
Location: Chechnya, Village of Valerik
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 a.m. on 9 December 2001 a large group of armed masked men in camouflage uniforms broke into the Vadilov family's home in the village of Valerik, Chechnya. They did not introduce themselves and started searching the house, swearing and shouting insults. Two of the armed men took Ali Vadilov by his hands and brought him to the courtyard where they put him in an UAZ car and drove away. He has not been seen since. Ali was disabled since childhood and could not move without assistance. On the same night three other residents of Valerik were abducted by the same group of armed men (see Isayeva and Others v. Russia, 6371/09, and Tovbulatova v. Russia, 26960/06).

 

Isayeva and Others v. Russia, (6371/09)

Judgement date: 31/10/2013
Communicated: 11/03/2009
Lodged: 30/12/2008
Date of violations: 09/12/2001
Location: Chechnya, Village of Valerik
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 a.m. on 9 December 2001 a group of armed masked men in camouflage uniforms broke into the home of the Isayev family in the village of Valerik, Chechnya. One of them requested Akhamdi Isayev to give his name and hit him with a rifle butt. They tied his hands behind his back, put him into an UAZ car and went off towards the centre of the village. On the same night two other persons were abducted by the same group of armed men (see Tovbulatova v. Russia, 26960/06, and Vadilova and others v. Russia, 6382/09).

 

Chilayev and Dzhabayeva v. Russia, (27926/06)

Judgement date: 31/10/2013
Communicated: 11/03/2009
Lodged: 11/07/2006
Date of violations: 09/04/2006
Location: Chechnya, Sernovodsk
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

Early in the morning on 9 April 2006 law-enforcement authorities and military conducted a large-scale “sweeping operation” in Sernovodsk, Chechnya. Aslan Israilov was detained but later released. Around noon that day, Aslan and Bulat Chilayev left Sernovodsk by car to go to Grozny. At a junction outside the village, their car was stopped by a group of masked armed men in camouflage uniforms. Witnesses saw how Aslan and Bulat were beaten with rifle butts and had their hands tied behind their backs before being put in a car that drove off towards Grozny. The two men have not been seen since. The investigation into their disappearance has not yielded any results.

 

Tamara Magomadova v Russia, (10937/10)

Judgement date: 24/10/2013
Communicated: 25/07/2011
Lodged: 22/02/2010
Date of violations: 30/12/2002
Location: Chechnya, Kurchaloy
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

At the material time Tamara Magomadova and her family, including her son Khizir Gulmutov, lived in the settlement of Kurchaloy, Chechnya. At about 3 a.m. on 30 December 2002 a large group of armed men in camouflage uniforms broke into their house. They spoke unaccented Russian, arrived in an APC and a military Ural vehicle. The abductors ordered Khizir to get into the URAL vehicle and drove away to an unknown destination. On 8 January 2003 a blown-up body was found in about 1, 5 km from the northern outskirts of Kurchaloy, in 2 km from military checkpoint KPPM-95.On 9 January 2003 the applicant’s relatives identified the body as that of Khizir Gulmutov. The investigation into his killing has not been effective.

 

Dovletukayev v. Russia, (7821/07)

Judgement date: 24/10/2013
Communicated: 25/07/2011
Lodged: 29/12/2006
Date of violations: 09/01/2004
Location: Chechnya, Avtury
Representative: O. Sadovskaya
Violation: Disappearance

At about 11 p.m. on 9 January 2004 a group of up to eighteen masked armed men in camouflage uniforms arrived at the Dovletukayev’s house in the settlement of Avtury, Chechnya, in three APCs and two grey UAZ minivans. The men were equipped with portable military radio sets. The group checked identity documents in three other houses in the street. Then the group went to the applicant’s house and checked passports of all of the males present there. The men did not return Aslan Dovletukayev’s passport; they took Aslan from the yard into the street and forced him in one of their vehicles. After that the abductors drove away in the direction of Shali having crossed a military checkpoint on the way. At about 10.20 a.m. on 17 January 2004 Aslan Dovletukayev’s body was found by two servicemen of 34th squadron stationed in Argun, next to the Dzhalka village in the Gudermes district, Chechnya. The investigation into his killing has not been effective.

 

Khutsayeva v Russia, (32782/10)

Judgement date: 24/10/2013
Communicated: 25/07/2011
Lodged: 24/05/2010
Date of violations: 26/02/2001
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 6.45 a.m. on 26 February 2001 a group of about 30 armed men in camouflage uniforms broke into the house of Khutsayev's family. The men had arrived in an armoured Ural lorry. They forced Supyan Khutsayev into the lorry and the vehicle drove away, without being stopped at the military checkpoint located on the road between Urus-Martan and Gekhi. The vehicle arrived at the Urus-Martan district military commander’s office. On 27 February 2001 Mariyat Khutsayeva and her daughter waited outside of the military commander’s office for the news about Supyan. At some point the Ural lorry pulled out from the office’s premises; its registration number was covered with mud. On 4 March 2001 Supyan Khutsayev's body with traces of violent death was found next to the Michurina state farm in the Urus-Martan district. The investigation into his killing failed to produce any results.

 

Tazurkayeva and Others v Russia, (14046/10)

Judgement date: 24/10/2013
Communicated: 25/07/2011
Lodged: 05/03/2010
Date of violations: 20/01/2001
08/09/2003
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 p.m. on 20 January 2001 Islam Tazurkayev and three other men were driving in a VAZ car in Grozny when they were stopped by a group of Russian military servicemen in an APC and a white VAZ-2121 (Niva) car for an identity check. Having checked the documents, the servicemen blindfolded Islam, forced him in the APC and drove away in the direction of the military base in Khankala, the headquarters of the Russian military forces in Chechnya. On 5 March 2001 Islam Tazurkayev’s body with traces of violent death was found in a mass grave in “Zdorovye”, an abandoned holiday village in the Oktyabrskiy district of Grozny, along with bodies of about fifty other persons, including that of Nura Luluyeva (see Luluyev and Others v. Russia, no. 69480/01, § 28, ECHR 2006-XIII (extracts)).
On the night between 7 and 8 September 2003 the applicants’ neighbourhood was cordoned off by the military. At about 3 or 4 a.m. a group of armed men in military uniforms arrived at the first applicant’s house and took away Abubakar Tazurkayev in a white VAZ car. The applicants have not had any news of Abubakar ever since.

 

Bersanova v. Russia, (43811/06)

Judgement date: 10/10/2013
Communicated: 07/04/2009
Lodged: 31/10/2006
Date of violations: 05/12/2004
Location: Ingushetia, Malgobek
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

At about 1.20 a.m. on 5 December 2004 a group of Russian servicemen burst into the apartment of the Bersanov family in Malgobek, Ingushetia. They arrested Adam Bersanov in front of his mother before driving off in the direction of Magas. Adam has not been seen since. The investigation into his disappearance has not been meaningful.

 

Yandiyev and Others v. Russia, (34541/06)

Judgement date: 10/10/2013
Communicated: 17/04/2009
Lodged: 31/07/2006
Date of violations: 16/03/2004
Location: Ingushetia, Nazran
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

On 16 March 2004 Timur Yandiyev stopped by Ingushenergo in Nazran, Ingushetia. Timur stayed in the building between 3.40 and 4.30 p.m. When he came out, two white vehicles entered the courtyard of the building. Six persons dressed in camouflage uniforms and masks got out of the vehicles, caught up with Timur and threw him to the ground. They threw him into one of the cars and left towards Magas, the administrative capital of Ingushetia. Timur has not been seen since.

 

Arsamikova v. Russia, (1578/07)

Judgement date: 10/10/2013
Communicated: 19/05/2009
Lodged: 20/12/2006
Date of violations: 29/10/2002
Location: Ingushetia, Karabulak
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

In the evening on 29 October 2002, a group of servicemen arrived at the temporary residence of the Arsamikov family in a camp for migrants in Karabulak, Ingushetia. The men broke into the family's home and searched all their belongings. They then forced Adam Arsamikov into one of their cars and drove off towards Chechnya. Local police officers managed to follow the cars to a checkpoint where they were told the cars had passed showing a badge authorizing passage. Such badges are usually held by Federal Security Service (FSB) officers. However, the FSB department and military units in Chechnya maintain that they never detained Adam who has been missing since.

 

Musayevy v. Russia, (73784/10)

Judgement date: 10/10/2013
Communicated: 15/09/2011
Lodged: 29/11/2010
Date of violations: 08/05/2001
Location: Chechnya, Dachu-Borzoy
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On 8 May 2001 Robert Musayev arrived in his VAZ-21213 {'Niva') car at the market in Dachu-Borzoy. He was going to visit a relative who lived in the village. Two APCs, one of them with registration number Б503, arrived at the market shortly after and a group of five or six servicemen in military uniforms grabbed Robert Musayev and forced him into one of the APCs. Robert managed to shout out to the bystanders that he had a sister living in the village and that she should be informed about the events. One of servicemen told the crowd that Robert would spend the night at the military commander's office in Chiri-Yurt and the APCs along with Robert's Niva car drove away. Robert has never been seen since. The investigation about this case has not given any results.

 

Vakhidova v. Russia, (62207/10)

Judgement date: 10/10/2013
Communicated: 15/09/2011
Lodged: 15/10/2010
Date of violations: 22/06/2000
Location: Chechnya, Chernorechye
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 3 p.m. on 22 June 2000 Musa Vakhidov, who worked for the Chechnya Ministry of the Interior (the MVD), was at the bus station in the Chemorechye settlement in the Zavodskoy district of Grozny. An APC with hull number 'Zavodskoy ROVD-208' pulled up at the station. A group of Russian-speaking military servicemen in camouflage uniforms and bandanas were in it. Two of them disembarked from the APC and walked up to Musa Vakhidov. Without introducing themselves they checked his passport, and informed their colleagues that Musa' papers were in order. Nonetheless, the man on the top of the APC ordered the two servicemen to detain Musa Vakhidov. Musa managed to shout to a standing nearby Ms F. that he was from the Vakhidov family in Ums-Martan. Then the two servicemen pulled a plastic bag over his head, forced him into the APC and drove away in the direction of Grozny. Musa has gone missing since.  It is unclear whether the investigation into the murder and/or the disappearance of the applicant’s son has been completed.

 

Payzulayeva and Others v. Russia, (58131/10)

Judgement date: 10/10/2013
Communicated: 15/09/2011
Lodged: 27/09/2010
Date of violations: 30/04/2001
Location: Chechnya, the village of Verkhniy Noyber
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 5 p.m. on 30 April 2001 Magomed Cherkasov and Ayub Istamulov were picking mushrooms in the forest next to Verkhniy Noyber when they were detained by a group of six or seven armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms who had arrived at the forest in an APC. The servicemen subjected the two men to beatings while leading them away. The applicants have not seen their two relatives since their abduction. The investigation into disappearance has not given any results.

 

Temiraliyeva and Others v. Russia, (54753/10)

Judgement date: 10/10/2013
Communicated: 15/09/2011
Lodged: 13/09/2010
Date of violations: 09/07/2002
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 or 3 p.m. on 9 July 2002 Asian Dzhamalov with his neighbours Mr U.O. and Mr A.A. went to café 'Seda' in Mayakovskogo Street in Grozny. The three men were sitting at their table when a large group of armed military servicemen in two UAZ vehicles and a VAZ car arrived at the café. The servicemen were in camouflage uniforms and masks. They pulled plastic bags over the heads of the three men, forced them in one of the UAZ vehicles and drove away.The applicants have not seen their relative since his abduction. The investigation into his disappearance has not yielded any results.

 

Elikhanova v. Russia, (47393/10)

Judgement date: 10/10/2013
Communicated: 15/09/2011
Lodged: 13/08/2010
Date of violations: 01/11/2001
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

At about 3 p.m. on 4 November 2001 Khavazhi Elikhanov with two friends, Mr Sh.S. and Mr A.A., was walking down the street situated next to the crossroads of Soldatskya and 2-ya Polevaya Streets in Urus-Martan, in about fifty metres from the applicant's house. A group of about fifteen to twenty masked armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms pulled over in a URAL lorry and a VAZ-2121 {'Niva') car. They opened gunfire and ordered the residents in unaccented Russian to stay inside. Then they detained the three men, put them in the lorry and took them to the Ums-Martan district military commander's office. Khavazhi has gone missing since.  It is unclear whether the investigation into the murder and/or the disappearance of the applicant’s son has been completed.

 

Arzhiyeva v. Russia, (33175/10)

Judgement date: 10/10/2013
Communicated: 15/09/2011
Lodged: 21/05/2010
Date of violations: 03/05/2005
Location: Chechnya, Avtury
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

In the moming on 3 May 2005 Usman Arzhiyev and his brother Valid Arziyev went to tend sheep in the south-eastern outskirts of Avtury. At about 7 p.m. the flock of sheep retumed home without the shepherds. The applicant and her relatives got worried and went to the pasture to look for the brothers. There they found piece of Usman's clothing and footprints of military boots. Following the prints for about four or five km the applicant's relatives found traces of tracks of an APC and a URAL lorry. Later in the evening the applicant was informed that her sons had been detained by military servicemen stationed on the premises of the state farm 'Avturinksiy". The applicant has not seen her sons since their abduction. The investigation into disappearance has not given any results.

 
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