Malika Dzhamayeva and Others v. Russia, (26980/06)
|Date of violations:||15/09/2004|
|Location:||Chechnya, Village of Katyr-Yurt|
Khamid Mukayev was abducted by Russian servicemen from his family home in Katyr-Yurt, Chechnya, during an unacknowledged security operation in September 2004. The investigation into Khamid’s disappearance produced no results.
Tumayeva and Others v. Russia, (9960/05)
|Date of violations:||19/09/2004|
|Location:||Chechnya, Village of Valerik|
Between 18 and 19 September 2004 a large-scale sweeping operation was carried out in the village of Valerik, Chechnya. The operation was carried out by servicemen subordinated to Ramzan Kadyrov and servicemen of Russian federal troops. At 2 a.m. on 19 September 2004 around twenty armed servicemen arrived at the Tumayev's home in the village of Valerik. They apprehended Shamkhan Tumayev, put him in an UAZ vehicle and drove away. Shamkhan has not been seen since. The investigation into his disappearance has not yielded any results.
Taymuskhanova and Others v. Russia, (11528/07)
|Date of violations:||30/12/2002|
|Location:||Chechnya, Starye Atagi|
In the moming of 30 December 2002 Ruslan Taymuskhanov, his mother and Mr. Z were driving home. At the military checkpoint near the village of Starye Atagi, where a special «sweeping» operation was carried out by federal forces, the car was stopped by federal servicemen. Ruslan, his mother and Mr. Z were ordered to step out of their car and were put into a minivan that drove off towards Grozny. Along the way, Ruslan's mother and Mr. Z were thrown out of the van. Ruslan has not been seen or heard from since. The investigation into his disappearance has been ineffective.
Abuyeva and Others v. Russia , (27065/05)
|Date of violations:||04/02/2000|
|Location:||Chechnya, Village of Katyr-Yurt|
In the early hours of 4 February 2000 the village of Katyr-Yurt, declared a ''safe zone'', came under aerial attack without any previous warning (see also the case Isayeva v. Russia, no 57950/00). The heavy shelling of the village continued until 7 February 2000. Many villagers died or were injured as a result of the bombardment. This particular case is lodged by relatives of 24 of the killed villagers. Several of the relatives were also injured during the bombardment. The prosecutor's office terminated the criminal proceedings into the shelling and established that the military actions had been necessary.
Dzhabrailova and Dzhabrailova v. Russia, (15563/06)
|Date of violations:||19/02/2003|
|Location:||Chechnya, Village of Noviy Tsentaroy|
On the night of 19 February 2003 Isa Aytamirov was sleeping at his aunt's house in the village of Noviy Tsentaroy. At 4 a.m. about thirty armed Russian servicemen in military uniforms arrived on three APCs and broke into the house. They apprehended Isa and put him into one of the APCs before driving away. He has not been seen since. The investigation into his disappearance has failed to produce any results.
Amuyeva and Others v. Russia, (17321/06)
|Date of violations:||07/02/2000|
|Location:||Chechnya, Village of Gekhi-Chu|
On 7 February 2000 the village of Gekhi-Chu came under shelling by artillery and from planes. When the shelling stopped at around 2 p.m. the Dzhabrailov and Israilov families came out of their shelter. They were met by Russian servicemen who led away Aslanbek Dzhabrailov and the three brothers Adam, Aslanbek and Turpal Israilov to a nearby courtyard. Within 15 minutes an exchange of gunfire was heard. When the servicemen left, the four young men were found dead in the courtyard. The investigation into their death has not produced any results.
Sasita Israilova and Others v. Russia, (35079/04)
|Date of violations:||13/02/2003|
Early in the morning on 13 February 2003 forty armed men broke into the apartment of Ilyas Yansuyev in Grozny. They searched the flat and beat several of the awoken family members. When they left, they took Ilyas Yansuyev and his brother, Isa Yansuyev, with them. The brothers were loaded into Armoured Personnel Carriers that drove towards Khankala. The Yansuyev brothers have not been seen since. An official investigation into their case was opened but it has not produced any results.
Sadykov v. Russia, (41840/02)
|Date of violations:||05/03/2000|
|Location:||Chechnya, October district, City of Grozny|
Police detained Alaudin Sadykov on 5 March 2000 and held him in the temporary police precinct in the October district of Grozny for over two months. During those months police cut off one of his ears broke several ribs and caused numerous other physical injuries. Sadykov was eventually released in May 2000. He reported the ill-treatment in June 2000 to the prosecutor's office. However the official investigation has failed to identify any suspects. Sadykov continues to seek justice by appealing to the procuracy and other authorities.
Gasan Magomedov v. Russia , (41229/04)
|Date of violations:||21/06/2002|
|Representative:||International Protection Centre|
On 21 June 2002, servicemen from the Ministry of the Interior of Dagestan detained Gasan Magomedov in the city of Makhachkala. Magomedov was initally brought to the SIZO-I and later transferred to detention centre of Ministry of the Interior, to the Department of the FSB, to the temporary detention centre (IVS) of the Department of the Interior of the Leninskiy District and to the Department on Combating the Organised Crime on several occasions. In his application to the ECHR, Magomedov complained about the conditions of detention, that he had been tortured during his detention, and that the Russian authorities had failed to properly investigation his allegations of torture.
Nasipova and Khamzatova v. Russia, (32382/05)
|Date of violations:||14/01/2005|
|Location:||Chechnya, Village of Zumsoy|
On 14 January 2005 a group of armed Russian military servicemen arrived at the remote village of Zumsoy by helicopter. In the evening, Shirvani Nasipov was seen being apprehended by military servicemen on his way home. He has not been seen since. At around the same time, a missile hit the yard of the Mukhayev family who took refuge in their neighbours' house. They later witnessed how military servicemen carried out their household items while pointing guns at them. On 15 January, about twenty five armed servicemen arrived at the neighbours' house where they apprehended Vakha Mukhayev and his son, Atabi Mukhayev. Their relatives saw them being taken to a military helicopter which took off. Vakha and Atabi have not been seen since. The investigation into the disappearance of the three men has not produced any results.
Khava Aziyeva and Others v. Russia, (30237/10)
|Date of violations:||31/10/2009|
|Location:||Chechnya, Staraya Sunzha|
In the evening of 31 October 2009 a group of about thirty armed servicemen in several vehicles arrived at the house of the Aziyev family in the settlement of Staraya Sunzha in Grozny. Rizvan Aziyev was not at home. The servicemen ordered Khava Aziyeva to call her brother Rizvan Aziyev and tell him to come home as soon as possible. Then the officers went outside, locking Khava Aziyeva in the house. The applicants' neighbour saw Rizvan Aziyev being taken away by the servicemen who had been waiting for him next to the applicants' house. He has been missing since. The investigation into his disappearance has not yielded any results.
Benuyeva and Others v. Russia, (8347/05)
|Date of violations:||24/11/2002|
|Location:||Chechnya, Village of Martan-Chu|
In the evening of 24 November 2002, Abu Zhanalayev and Sayd-Selim Benuyev were abducted from their respective homes in the village of Martan-Chu, Chechnya, by armed servicemen. They were put in UAZ vehicles that drove away in the direction of Urus-Martan. Abu and Sayd-Selim have been missing since. The investigation into their disappearance has not been meaningful.
Akhmatkhanova and Others v. Russia, (20147/07)
|Date of violations:||02/04/2003|
At about 9 a.m. on 2 April 2003 Artur Akhmatkhanov went with his mother to the Shali town centre. His mother had forgotten a document at home and went back to fetch it. Shortly after returning home, she heard shooting from the premises of a nearby storehouse. Walking back to the centre she noticed that the storehouse was surrounded by Russian military servicemen. She proceeded to the centre but could not find Artur anywhere. The military was seen leaving half an hour later in four APCs. Witnesses saw a young man with a plastic bag over his head being placed in one of the vehicles. Artur's cap was later found inside the storehouse. He has been missing since. The investigation into his disappearance has not produced any results.
Gelayev and Others v. Russia, (20216/07)
|Date of violations:||27/02/2000|
|Location:||Chechnya, Settlement of Gikalo|
In the morning of 27 February , a large group of federal military servicemen broke into the house of the Gelayev family in the village of Gikalo. They dragged Murad Gelayev outside and put him into one of their vehicles. Murad's mother and grandmother were both beaten when they tried to stop the abduction. Several other men from Gikalo were also detained that night. Upon their subsequent release they recounted that Murad had been detained with them in Chernokozovo detention centre and that he had been severely tortured. Murad is still missing.
Batayev and Others v. Russia, (11354/05)
|Date of violations:||18/09/2000|
On 18 September 2000 Zaur Ibragimov, Magomed Temurkayev, Rizvan Ismailov, Sayd-Ali Musayev, Kharon Musayev and Khasan Batayev were at the latter's home in Grozny. At about 4.00 p.m. two armoured personnel carriers and an UAZ vehicle arrived. A group of armed men wearing camouflage uniforms got off the vehicles and burst inside. They seized all six men and took them away. Their families have not heard from them since. The investigation into their disappearance has not produced any results.
Tovsultanova v. Russia, (26974/06)
|Date of violations:||14/06/2004|
|Location:||Ingushetia, Village of Sleptsovskaya|
At about 1 p.m. on 14 June 2004, Said-Magamed Tovsultanov was apprehended by a group of armed masked men in camouflage uniform in five VAZ and UAZ cars in the center of the village of Sleptsovskaya (also known as Ordzhenikidzovskaya), Ingushetia. Right before being put in one of the cars, Said-Magamed managed to shout out his name to the bystanders who informed his mother of the arrest. Said-Magamed has been missing since. The investigation into his disappearance has produced no results.
Ilyasova v. Russia, (26966/06)
|Date of violations:||12/11/2002|
|Location:||Chechnya, Village of Katyr-Yurt|
Dugurkhan Ilyasova is the mother of Magomed-Salekh and Magomed-Ali Ilyasov who were detained by Russian military servicemen in the village of Katyr-Yurt, Chechnya, on 12 November 2002. The applicant was informed by a local resident with connections to the FSB that her sons had been detained in the Staropromyslovskiy ROVD before being transferred to another detention center. The investigation into the brothers’ disappearance produced no results.
Vakayeva and Others v. Russia, (2220/05)
|Date of violations:||15/03/2001|
|Location:||Chechnya, Village of Duba-Yurt|
On 15 March 2001 at about 12.45 p.m., two APC's and several other military vehicles arrived at the Vakayevs' home in the village of Duba-Yurt, Chechnya. Around thirty armed men got out of the vehicles and opened fire. Shamil Vakayev and his neighbour, Ms. Ch. were wounded. Then the armed men beat Salambek Tatayev, Ramzan Dudayev, Yunus Abdurzakov, Shamil Vakayev who were in the house. Shamkhan Vakayev was captured in an upstairs bedroom. The five men were thereafter brought outside and put in the military vehicles that drove away. They have all been missing since. The investigation into their disappearances has not yielded any results. On 2 April 2005, a group of armed masked men burst into the Vakayevs' home. This time, Shamshudi Vakayev were forced to come with them as they left. He has not been seen since. It remains unclear whether his case has been investigated to date.
Alapayeva and Alapayeva v. Russia, (39676/06)
|Date of violations:||27/12/2004|
|Location:||Chechnya, Sunzha district, village of Sernovodsk|
At about 3 a.m. on 27 December 2004 a group of about twelve armed men in camouflage uniforms broke into the house of the Alapayev family in the village of Sernovodsk. The servicemen started kicking and beating Salambek Alapayev and his elderly grandfather. After another 15 minutes, the servicemen dragged Salambek outside, put him in one of their cars and drove away. He has been missing since. The investigation into his disappearance has not yielded any results.
Khutsayev and Others v. Russia, (16622/05)
|Date of violations:||16/12/2001|
|Location:||Chechnya, Village of Gekhi|
On the night of 16 December 2001 between 2 and 3 a.m. a number of armed men in camouflage uniforms burst into the houses of the Khutsayev and the Didayev families in the village of Gekhi. The servicemen beat several family members, searched the houses and seized all valuables. Upon leaving, they took Beslan and Movsar Khutsayev and Adam Didayev with them. None of the three men have been seen since. The investigations into their disappearances have not produced any results.