Cases 541 - 560 of 709

Vakayeva and Others v. Russia, (2220/05)

Judgement date: 10/06/2010
Communicated: 20/09/2007
Lodged: 30/12/2004
Date of violations: 15/03/2001
Location: Chechnya, Village of Duba-Yurt
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

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)

Judgement date: 03/06/2010
Communicated: 23/06/2008
Lodged: 12/09/2006
Date of violations: 27/12/2004
Location: Chechnya, Sunzha district, village of Sernovodsk
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

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)

Judgement date: 27/05/2010
Communicated: 11/03/2008
Lodged: 26/04/2005
Date of violations: 16/12/2001
Location: Chechnya, Village of Gekhi
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

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.

 

Dzhabrailov and Others v. Russia, (3678/06)

Judgement date: 20/05/2010
Communicated: 07/05/2008
Lodged: 19/01/2006
Date of violations: 16/02/2003
Location: Chechnya, Settlement of Pervomaiyskiy
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Extra-judicial execution
Torture

At about 7 a.m. on 16 February 2003 a group of armed masked men arrived at the Dzhabrailov's house in the settlement of Pervomayskiy. They broke into the house and apprehended Valid and Aslan Dzhabrailov. The brothers were taken to a detention center where they were severely ill-treated for two days. On 18 February 2003, Aslan was put in a military car where he discovered the dead body of Valid. The servicemen drove to an abandoned building where they dumped Valid's body, shot Aslan in the head and put explosives under their bodies before leaving. Playing dead, Aslan managed to escape and return home. The investigation into the abduction of the brothers and the killing of Valid has not produced any results.

 

Suleymanova v. Russia, (9191/06)

Judgement date: 12/05/2010
Communicated: 27/05/2008
Lodged: 06/03/2006
Date of violations: 16/05/2000
Location: Chechnya, Village of Gekhi
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Extra-judicial execution

On 16 May 2000 at about 7 p.m., Ramzan Suleymanov, his pregnant wife Petimat Aydamirova, their son Ibragim Suleymanov and their relative Aslanbek Aydamirov left the village of Gekhi to visit a sick relative. Their truck was later found burning outside Gekhi, Petimat's body lying next to it. Russian military had approached the vehicle in an APC and opened heavy fire. Due to the curfew,  local residents and administration could not examine the scene until next morning. At that point, the corpses had been removed. On 19 May 2000, the remains of Ramzan, Petimat, Ibragim and Aslanbek were found bearing signs of violent death. The investigation into the killings has not been meaningful.

 

Shakhabova v. Russia, (39685/06)

Judgement date: 12/05/2010
Communicated: 12/06/2008
Lodged: 20/09/2006
Date of violations: 23/11/2002
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 10 p.m. on 23 November 2002 Adam Khurayev, who was staying with his aunt in Urus-Martan, went outside to the outhouse in the yard. Shortly thereafter about fifteen armed masked men in camouflage uniforms broke into the house where they conducted a search. Before driving away in an APC and two UAZ cars the men shouted to someone in the yard. When the men had left, Adam's relatives realized that he had disappeared. The investigation into his disappearance has not been meaningful.

 

Khatueva v. Russia, (12463/05)

Judgement date: 22/04/2010
Communicated: 16/01/2008
Lodged: 28/03/2005
Date of violations: 02/08/2004
Location: Ingushetia, Settlement of Ordjonikidzenskaya
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

At about 8.00 a.m. on 2 August 2004 security forces carried out an operation in the Оrdjonikidzenskaya settlement in Ingushetia. Sultan Khatuyev and six of his neighbours were apprehended. The other men were later relased. According to them, Khatuyev had been beaten by FSB officers and released in a very poor condition. The FSB officers had left him alone at a rubbish dump. Khatuyev has been missing since. The investigation into his disappearance has not yielded any results.

 

Tupchiyeva v. Russia, (37461/05)

Judgement date: 22/04/2010
Communicated: 20/03/2008
Lodged: 29/09/2005
Date of violations: 03/01/2003
Location: Chechnya, Town of Shali
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 5.30 a.m. on 3 January 2003 a group of armed men in camouflage uniforms abducted Vakhit Dzhabrailov from his home in the town of Shali. They put him in one of their vehicles and drove away in the direction of the department of the interior of the Shali district (the ROVD). Vakhit has not been seen since. The official investigation into his disappearance has not produced any results.

 

Mutayeva v. Russia, (43418/06)

Judgement date: 22/04/2010
Communicated: 24/06/2008
Lodged: 18/10/2006
Date of violations: 19/01/2004
Location: Chechnya, Settlement of Assinovskaya
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2.30 a.m. on 19 January 2004 several military vehicles arrived at the house of the Mutayeva family in the settlement of Assinovskaya. A group of about 20 armed men in camouflage uniforms woke up the family to conduct a passport check. The servicemen checked the passports, searched the house and ordered Luiza Mutayeva to follow them outside for questioning. Luiza was put in one of the vehicles which later drove away. She has not been seen since. The investigation into her disappearance has not produced any results.

 

Ariana Zakharyevna Shavlokhova v. Georgia, (45431/08)

Communicated: 12/04/2010
Lodged: 02/09/2008
Date of violations: 01/08/2008
Location: South Ossetia, Thskhinvali
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Inhuman treatment

In the night of 1 August 2008, the gunfire started in Tskhinvali. The next day the applicant and her daughter were evacuated from the town. The applicant complains under art 2 that her life and those of her family members were under the threat as a result of Georgian intervention. She additionaly complains to be subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment, since she was obliged to leave her house and underwent mental, emotional and physical suffering (art 3 and 13). On 14 August the applicant and her daughter were transported to the town of Teberda where they were provided with accomodation in a boarding house. The applicant indicated that her flat had been destroyed as a result of bombing and that she could not enjoy her property which had been damaged (Protocol 1, art 1).

 

Yuliya Semenovna Alborova v. Georgia , (55291/08)

Communicated: 12/04/2010
Lodged: 02/09/2008
Date of violations: 08/08/2008
Location: South Ossetia, Sarabuk
Representative: Others
Violation: Ill-treatment

On 8 August 2008 the applicant's village was occupied by Georgian militaries. Prior to their arrival, they opened fire, which, according to the applicantб put her life under threat (art. 2). They searched houses for members of the South Ossetian militia. For two days the applicant and her husband were held hostages in the basement of their house without food and water. When they attempted to leave the room, they were subjected to beating (art. 3, 5 and 13). In addition, the applicant complains that her right to respect for her private life and family life was breached (art 8) and that she was discriminated on the ground of her nationality (art 14 in conjuction with art 3 and 13)

 

Tatyana Ivanovna Tedeyeva v. Georgia, (13508/09)

Communicated: 12/04/2010
Lodged: 27/09/2008
Date of violations: 07/08/2008
Location: South Ossetia, Tskhinvali
Representative: Others
Violation: Right to life

On 7 August 2008 the Georgian armed forces started the shelling of the town of Tskhinvali. The applicant and her husband moved to the basement in order to escape from the bombardment. On 9 August, they left the basement to check the situation. At that moment an artillery shell exploded and hit the applicant's husband. He died on the spot. The applicant complains that her husband's right to life was violated (art 2). She also complains to be subjected to inhuman treatment due to the conditions in the basement, where she had to stay for few days. Moreover, her flat was distroyed, which she regards as a violation of her right to peacefully enjoy her possesions (Protocol 1, art 1). She also complains that her right to private and family life was violated as the result of Georgian intervention, which caused her husband's death. Finally, she complained to be discriminated on the ground of her nationality.

 

Akhsartak Sergeyevich Bekoyev v. Georgia, (20517/09)

Communicated: 12/04/2010
Lodged: 27/09/2008
Date of violations: 07/08/2008
Location: South Ossetia, Tskhinvali
Representative: Others
Violation: Right to life

On 7 August 2008 the Georgian armed forces started the shelling of the town of Tskhinvali. The applicant with his wife and two sons hid in the basement, where they spent four days without food or water. When on the fourth day the applicant went outside to check the situation, he was detained by the Georgian soldiers and taken to Nikozi. He was kept in dark and humid basement for one day without food or water. Subsequently he was set free. The applicant complies that under art 2 his life was under the threat. He also complains that he was subjected to inhuman treatment, due to the conditions in which he was forced to move to the basement and had to stay there for several days, which led to the decline of the applicant's health state (art 3 and 13). He also  alleges the violation of Protocol 1 art 1 since his house was destroyed, and complains that he was discriminated on the ground of his nationality (art 14 in conjuction with art 3 and 13).

 

Tatyana Petrovna Shmyganovskaya v. Georgia, (34945/09)

Communicated: 12/04/2010
Lodged: 09/10/2008
Date of violations: 08/08/2008
Location: South Ossetia, Tskhinvali
Representative: Others
Violation: Right to life

The applicant's son, A.V. Shmyganovskyi, was a contract serviceman within Russian armed forces.  While conducting a peace keeping mission in Tskhinvali, on 8 August 2008, he was killed under unknown circumstanes as a result of Georgian army's artillery offensive. As his body was totally carbonised, the death cause had never been established. The applicant alleges the violation of her son's right to life by the Georgian military forces (art. 2).

 

Valeriy Dyanozovich Kulumbegov v. Georgia, (15213/09)

Communicated: 12/04/2010
Lodged: 13/09/2008
Date of violations: 07/08/2008
Location: South Ossetia, Tskhinvali
Representative: Others
Violation: Right to life

On 7 August 2008 the Georgian armed forces started the shelling of the town of Tskhinvali. As the firing was temporarily stopped, the applicant (a disabled man, who is suffering a Parkinson's disease) left his flat and went to Dzari settlement. He then hid in the basement in a Dzari house for three days. The applicant complains that his life was under the threat (art 2) and that he was subjected to inhuman treatment due to the conditions of the basement, where he had to spend several days (art 3 and 13). He also alleges the violation of the right to private life (art 8) and to the protection of property (Protocol 1, art 1) as his house was destroyed. In addition, the applicant complains to be discriminated on the ground of his nationality (art 14 in conjuction with art 3, 8 and 13).

 

Tasatayevy v. Russia, (37541/05)

Judgement date: 08/04/2010
Communicated: 07/05/2008
Lodged: 11/08/2005
Date of violations: 31/05/2001
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

At about 4. a.m. on 31 May 2001 armed servicemen wearing black masks arrived at the house of the Tasatayev family in Urus-Martan in a UAZ "Tabletka." They were equipped with portable radios and had a search dog with them. They searched the house and detained Aslan Tasatayev and his cousin Aslanbek Tasatayev, who were driven away in the Tabletka. They have not been seen since. The investigation into their disappearances has not produced any results.

 

Umalatov and Others v. Russia, (8345/05)

Judgement date: 08/04/2010
Communicated: 11/01/2008
Lodged: 17/02/2005
Date of violations: 15/10/2002
Location: Chechnya, Village of Nagornoye
Representative: International Protection Centre
Violation: Disappearance

Early in the morning on 15 October 2002 the Federal Security Service (FSB) and the Chechen prosecutor's office carried out a joint operation in the village of Nagornoye, Chechnya. Usman Umalatov and Shamad Durdiyev were apprehended in their homes and brought to the FSB office together with nine other inhabitants of Nagornoye. The other nine persons were later released. Usman and Shamad have not been heard from since. The authorities have failed to conduct an effective investigation into their disappearances.

 

Abayeva and Others v. Russia, (37542/05)

Judgement date: 08/04/2010
Communicated: 19/03/2008
Lodged: 09/09/2005
Date of violations: 13/09/2000
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

At about 4 p.m. on 13 September 2000 Magomed-Ali Abayev and Anvar Shaipov walked towards the centre of Urus-Martan. Two Russian servicemen stopped them at a check point on the way. The servicemen took their passports and one of the soldiers went with them into a nearby factory building. A few minutes later he returned to the check point without them. Magomed-Ali and Anvar have not been heard from since. The investigation into the disappearance has not been meaningful.

 

Mudayevy v. Russia, (33105/05)

Judgement date: 08/04/2010
Communicated: 04/04/2008
Lodged: 25/07/2005
Date of violations: 29/01/2003
Location: Chechnya, Village of Raduzhnoye
Representative: International Protection Centre
Violation: Disappearance

On 29 Janury 2003 Russian military forces carried out a special operation in the village of Raduzhnoyen. More than 20 persons were arrested. At 8 a.m. a group of armed men entered the Mudayev's house. They apprehended Aslan and Mokhmad Mudayev and a relative. On 30 January all arrested villagers, except Aslan and Mokhmad, were released. The brothers have not been seen since. The investigation into their disappearance has not produced any results.

 

Sadulayeva v. Russia, (38570/05)

Judgement date: 08/04/2010
Communicated: 25/04/2008
Lodged: 16/09/2005
Date of violations: 09/12/2002
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan district
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

In the afternoon of 9 December 2002 Aslan Sadulayev and three other persons drove towards Urus-Martan in a VAZ car. At the intersection of the road to the village of Komsomolskoye and the road from Alkhazurovo to Urus-Martan they were stopped by Russian military servicemen at a check point. A bus was stopped at the same time. Several passengers, one of them recognizing Aslan, witnessed how the servicemen surrounded the VAZ car with their APC's and how all vehicles drove away in the direction of Urus-Martan. Aslan has not been seen since. The investigation into his disappearance has not been meaningful.

 
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