Cases 581 - 600 of 707

Karimov and Others v. Russia, (29851/05)

Judgement date: 16/07/2009
Communicated: 31/03/2008
Lodged: 12/08/2005
Date of violations: 11/01/2003
Location: Chechnya, Village of Proletarskoye
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 a.m. on 11 January 2003 a group of about 20 armed masked men broke into the house of the Karimov family in the village of Proletarskoye. The servicemen handcuffed Arbi Karimov and put him in one of their APCs. Having apprehended Arbi the men searched the house, took a number of items and drove away in the direction of Staropromyslovskiy district. Arbi has been missing since. The investigation into his disappearance has not produced any results.

 

Shamsayeva v. Russia, (30396/09)

Communicated: 10/07/2009
Lodged: 10/06/2009
Date of violations: 26/05/2009
Location: Chechnya, Village of Gekhi
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

At about 3 a.m. on 25 May 2009 around ten state servicemen burst into the Shamsayev family's house in the village of Gekhi. The men conducted an identity check and then brought 19-year old Apti Shamsayev outside. They loaded Apti into one of their vehicles and drove away. Apti has not been seen or heard from since and the authorities deny ever having arrested him.

 

Yusupova and Others v. Russia, (5428/05)

Judgement date: 07/07/2009
Communicated: 12/12/2007
Lodged: 03/02/2005
Date of violations: 15/11/2002
Location: Chechnya, Khankala
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

In the morning of 15 November 2002 Khasan Yusupov, who served in the military commandant's office of Achkhoy-Martan, went to Khankala by car together with three other officers. At midday their radio connection was cut. Khasan has been missing since. The investigation opened into his disappearance has not been effective.

 

Yakhikhanov v. Russia, (61434/08)

Communicated: 07/07/2009
Lodged: 19/10/2008
Date of violations: 06/10/2002
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: No representative
Violation: Extra-judicial execution

On the night of 6 October 2002 a group of Russian federal servicemen entered the Yakhikhanovs' house in Grozny. They tortured 65 year old Ramzan Yakhikhanov, killed him and then blew up his dead body. On the following night, a group of federal servicemen returned to the house on several military vehicles, stole all valuables and construction materials, blew up the house and drove away. An investigator of the prosecutor’s office of Grozny later told Ramzan's son that the crime had been committed by servicemen of the United Group Alignment stationed at the Khankala military base. However, the investigation was subsequently suspended for failure to identify those responsible.

 

Magomadova v. Russia, (2393/05)

Judgement date: 18/06/2009
Communicated: 28/04/2008
Lodged: 25/11/2004
Date of violations: 12/04/2002
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

At about 3 a.m. on 12 April 2002, during the curfew, a group of servicemen broke into the flat in Urus-Martan where Ibragim Uruskhanov and his relatives were sleeping. A large group of servicemen in camouflage uniforms, arriving on an APC and a military Ural vehicle, had surrounded the building. The men searched the flat and ordered Ibragim to come with them. Ibragim's mother shortly thereafter saw an APC and a Ural vehicle drive towards a nearby military check-point. Ibragim has been missing since that night.

 

Khalitova and Others v. Russia, (33264/04)

Judgement date: 11/06/2009
Date of violations: 18/07/2001
Location: Chechnya, Village of Raduzhnoe
Representative: International Protection Centre
Violation: Disappearance


At about 5 a.m. in the morning on 18 July 2001 a large group of Russian military servicemen broke into a house in the village of Raduzhnoe where they apprehended Amir Magomedov and Ali Uspayev. Amir and Ali were loaded into one of two APCs before the servicemen took off, joined by another two APCs. An hour later, Rustam Achkhanov and Aslan Dokayev reached Raduzhnoe by car and were met with fire coming from four APCs. The shooting continued as Rustam and Aslan got off the car and started running. Both men were wounded and then loaded into one of the APCs. Amir, Ali, Rustam and Aslan have been missing since.

 

Khasuyeva v. Russia, (28159/03)

Judgement date: 11/06/2009
Communicated: 30/08/2006
Date of violations: 31/08/2001
Admissible: 29/09/2008
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

In broad daylight on 31 August 2001 approximately 10 military servicemen stormed into the house of the Khasuyev family in Urus-Martan. They aggressively searched the house and then detained Abu Khasuyev, claiming he had a grenade. On orders from one of the soliders, Abu Khasuyev was driven away in a military vehicle towards "the base". He has not been seen since. The applicant, Abu Khasuyev's mother, eventually took the ultimately unsuccessful search for her son to the Chechen Supreme Court, which turned down her request to acquaint herself with the materials of the inconclusive investigation in the criminal case opened to examine her son's disappearance.

 

Dikayeva v. Russia, (20731/04)

Judgement date: 28/05/2009
Communicated: 12/03/2008
Lodged: 19/04/2005
Date of violations: 06/07/2002
Location: Chechnya, Village of Martan-Chu
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On the night of 6 July 2002, a group of Russian federal servicemen broke into the house of the Basayev family in the village of Martan-Chu. The men searched the house. When they left, they took Lecha Basayev with them. On the same night, a group of Russian federal servicemen entered the house of the Dikayev family in Urus-Martan. They violently apprehended Lema Dikayev and put him in one of their armored personnel carriers before driving away. Lecha and Lema have not been seen since that night. The investigations into their disappearances have not produced any results.

 

Basayeva and Others v. Russia, (15441/05)

Judgement date: 28/05/2009
Communicated: 12/03/2008
Lodged: 19/04/2005
Date of violations: 06/07/2002
Location: Chechnya, Village of Martan-Chu
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance
Ill-treatment

On the night of 6 July 2002, a group of Russian federal servicemen broke into the house of the Basayev family in the village of Martan-Chu. The men searched the house. When they left, they took Lecha Basayev with them. On the same night, a group of Russian federal servicemen entered the house of the Dikayev family in Urus-Martan. They violently apprehended Lema Dikayev and put him in one of their armored personnel carriers before driving away. Lecha and Lema have not been seen since that night. The investigations into their disappearances have not produced any results.

 

Khumaydov and Khumaydov v. Russia, (13862/05)

Judgement date: 28/05/2009
Communicated: 21/11/2007
Lodged: 01/04/2005
Date of violations: 16/12/2002
Location: Chechnya, Village of Chervlennaya
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

In the morning on 16 December 2002 Khava Magomadova left her home to walk to work at the railway station in the village of Chervlennaya. One of her colleagues saw her and a white Gazel turn at a crossroad ahead of him. When he reached the corner he saw the car swaying but no traces of Khava Magomadova. Her footprints in the snow stopped at the crossroad. She has not been seen since.

 

Nenkayev and Others v. Russia, (13737/03)

Judgement date: 28/05/2009
Communicated: 02/11/2005
Date of violations: 08/06/2002
Admissible: 20/03/2008
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

Muslim Nenkayev and his brother Isa Nenkayev were abducted from their family home in Urus-Martan by a group of Russian military servicemen in the night of 8 June 2002. The brothers were blindfolded and escorted through Urus-Martan to a central building where they were detained. Isa was released and returned home after 24 hours but Muslim is still missing.

 

Taysumov and Others v. Russia, (21810/03)

Judgement date: 14/05/2009
Communicated: 02/11/2005
Date of violations: 07/09/2002
Admissible: 27/03/2008
Location: Chechnya, Village of Chechen-Aul
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Indiscriminate bombing

A military bombardment began late in the evening on 7 September 2002 in the village of Chechen-Aul located not far from the main Russian military base at Khankala. A total of 15 mortar shells struck the village that night. The first three shells landed on the home of Supyan Taysumov completely destroying the house and killing his son Kazbek Taysumov,  his daughter-in-law Zulpat Eskirkhanova and their three year-old daughter Ayshat Eskirkhanova. Only Supyan and his six-month old granddaughter survived the attack.

 

Turluyeva and Khamidova v. Russia, (12417/05)

Judgement date: 14/05/2009
Communicated: 03/10/2007
Lodged: 25/03/2005
Date of violations: 25/10/2000
Location: Chechnya, Village of Alleroy
Representative: L. Khamzayeva
Violation: Disappearance

On 25 October 2000 Russian military servicemen carried out a special operation in the village of Alleroy. At about 10.00 a.m. on that day a group of servicemen arrived at the Khamidov family's home, apprehended Aslanbek Khamidov and took him away. He was taken to a locally based military unit together with ten other villagers. A few days later the ten other detainees were released without Aslanbek who disappeared. The criminal investigation into Aslanbek's disappearance has not produced any results.

 

Israilova and Others v. Russia, (4571/04)

Judgement date: 23/04/2009
Communicated: 15/06/2007
Lodged: 04/12/2003
Date of violations: 30/12/2002
Location: Chechnya, Village of Khankala
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On 30 December 2002, Adlan Dovtayev was driving from Grozny to Urus-Martan with four acquaintances. Sharpuddin Israilov followed the same route accompanied by three police officers. At about 5.00 p.m. when Dovtayev's car was approaching a federal military check-point, two armoured personnel carriers ("APCs") crossed its path. The APC crew of Russian military servicemen fired at the car and forced it to stop. Dovtayev and his passengers were forcibly loaded into the APCs. At about 5.30 p.m. Israilov's car approached the same military check-point. Not far from the check-point, a group of Russian military servicemen forced the car to stop. The servicemen fired at the car with machine-guns wounding Israilov and two of his passengers. The apprehended men were thereafter driven to the woods. On the way, one of the wounded passengers died. All others, including Dovtayev and Israilov, were driven to the Khankala military federal base. The servicemen interrogated the detainees, beat and tortured them with electricity forcing them to confess to participation in a terrorist attack. On 31 December 2002, Dovtayev and Israilov were blindfolded and put in an UAZ vehicle that drove away. They have not been seen since. The criminal investigation into their case has not produced any results.

 

Gakiyev and Gakiyeva v. Russia, (3179/05)

Judgement date: 23/04/2009
Communicated: 24/10/2007
Lodged: 14/01/2005
Date of violations: 30/11/2003
Location: Chechnya, Argun
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance
Ill-treatment

At 2 o'clock in the morning on 30 November 2003 three armoured personnel carriers arrived at the Gakiyevs' house in Argun. A group of Russian military servicemen burst inside. They severely beat Khalid Gakiyev and apprehended his son, Idris Gakiyev. Before leaving, taking Idris Gakiyev with them, they set the house on fire. Idris Gakiyev never returned home. On 29 March 2004, his dead body was found in a pit in Grozny. The official investigation into his disappearance and murder has not yielded any results.

 

Khachukhayev v. Russia, (28148/03)

Judgement date: 23/04/2009
Lodged: 25/07/2003
Date of violations: 05/02/2003
Admissible: 18/09/2008
Location: Chechnya, Village of Goyty
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Extra-judicial execution

At  about 2.30 a.m. on the night between 4 and 5 February 2003, a group of Russian military servicemen burst into Khachukayev's house in the village of Goyty. They searched the house, detained Murad Khachukayev and drove away in UAZ vehicles. Murad never returned home. On 10 February, his relatives heard that remains of a human body which had apparently been blown up had been found outside the village. They identified the remains as belonging to Murad. The  subsequent investigation into the killing has not produced any results.

 

Alaudinova v. Russia, (32297/05)

Judgement date: 23/04/2009
Communicated: 10/03/2008
Lodged: 05/08/2005
Date of violations: 08/11/2001
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

On 8 November 2001 at about 4.30 a.m. three Russian military servicemen entered the house of the Alaudinov family in Urus-Martan. The servicemen conducted an identity check and took Bakkhan Alaudinov with them when they left. His mother tried to follow her son but was shot at as she approached. Bakkhan has been missing since. The authorities have failed to conduct a meaningful investigation into his disappearance.

 

Bitiyeva and Others v. Russia, (36156/04)

Judgement date: 23/04/2009
Communicated: 04/10/2007
Lodged: 06/10/2004
Date of violations: 27/03/2004
Location: Chechnya, Village of Duba-Yurt
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At around 2 a.m. on 27 March 2004, eleven inhabitants of the village of Duba-Yurt were abducted by Russian military servicemen. The abduction of all men, Bayali and Sharip Elmurzayev, Khusin and Isa Khadzhimuradov, Lechi Shaipov, Api Murtazov, Zelimkhan Osmayev, Idris and Suleyman Elmurzayev, Umar and Ibragim Elmurzayev, followed the same pattern. Groups of Russian military servicemen burst into their respective houses and forced them into their military vehicles before driving away. Three of the men, Suleyman, Umar and Ibragim Elmurzayev, were let free and returned home the same day. The other eight never returned home. On 9 April, dead bodies were discovered in the forest near the village of Serzhen-Yurt. Eight of the bodies were identified as the missing men from Duba-Yurt. The bodies bore signs of a violent death with numerous gunshot wounds. The investigation into the disappearances and executions has not produced any results.

 

Alayeva v. Russia, (32952/06)

Communicated: 21/04/2009
Lodged: 12/07/2006
Date of violations: 08/01/2000
Location: Chechnya, village of Chernorechye
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

At approximately 10 a.m. on 8 January 2000 Usman Mavluyev walked towards the southern exit from Grozny through the Chernorechye village together with five other civilians. At the check point in Chernorechye they were stopped by Russian federal servicemen for a document check. The servicemen tied the hands of Usman and another man, put bags on their heads and forced them into an armoured personnel carrier (APC). There has been no news of Usman since.

 

Dzhabrailova v. Russia, (1586/05)

Judgement date: 09/04/2009
Communicated: 20/09/2007
Lodged: 01/11/2004
Date of violations: 10/04/2003
Location: Chechnya, Village of Goyty, Urus-Martan
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

At about 4.00 a.m. on 10 April 2003 several military vehicles arrived at the Dzhabrailovs' house in the village of Goyty. Around twenty Russian military servicemen got off the vehicles, awakened the family and forced them to the floor. Then they seized Khanpasha Dzhabrailov's badge of an employee of a local human rights NGO and took Khanpasha with them as they left. He has been missing since. The investigation into his disappearance has not produced any results.

 
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