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Rezvanov and Rezvanova v. Russia, (12457/05)

Judgement date: 24/09/2009
Communicated: 27/09/2007
Lodged: 25/03/2005
Date of violations: 10/12/2002
Location: Chechnya, Shali
Representative: Others
Violation: Disappearance

In the early morning on 10 December 2002 a group of servicemen arrived at the house of the Rezvanov family in Urus-Martan. They threatened the family members at gun-point and asked for the men. When Akhmed Rezvanov emerged from the house, he was put in a military vehicle and driven off in an unknown direction. The servicemen subsequently seized several items from the house. Akhmed has not been seen since.

 

Babusheva and Others v. Russia, (33944/05)

Judgement date: 24/09/2009
Communicated: 31/03/2008
Lodged: 20/09/2005
Date of violations: 04/02/2003
Location: Chechnya, Village of Makhety
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

Around 11 a.m. on 4 February 2003 a group of Russian military servicemen arrived at Ramzan Babushev's home in the village of Makhety. The servicemen asked Ramzan, who worked as a car mechanic, to repair their UAZ car. Ramzan started to work on the car. Ten minutes later around 20 masked servicemen ran into the yard, put handcuffs on Ramzan and a dark sack on his head. They put him in an APC. Before driving away the men searched the house and seized the family's valuables. Ramzan has not been seen since.

 

Ibragimov v. Slovakia, Chentiev v. Slovakia, (51946/08, 21022/08)

Communicated: 18/09/2009
Lodged: 30/10/2008
10/04/2008
Location: Slovakia
Representative: Others
Violation: Extradition

Anzor Chentiev and Ali Ibragimov are accused of having participated in the killing of two agents of the Ministry of Interior Affairs in Grozny in June 2001. The statements forming the basis for the allegations against them were allegedly extracted under torture. Chentiev and Ibragimov later left Russia and unsuccessfully applied for asylum in Slovakia. Russian authorities have since requested their extradition to Russia. The Constitutional Court of Slovakia in 2008 and 2009 upheld Supreme Court decisions to extradite the two men. Chentiev and Ibragimov claim that their extradition would amount to a breach of their rights under the European Convention as they risk being tortured and ill-treated in Russia.

 

Zabiyeva and Others v. Russia, (35052/04)

Judgement date: 17/09/2009
Communicated: 05/09/2007
Lodged: 11/11/2003
Date of violations: 10/06/2003
Location: Ingushetia, Village of Galashky
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Extra-judicial execution
Ill-treatment

In the evening of 10 June 2003, Tamara Zabiyeva and her sons, Ali and Umar Zabiyev, were driving home. Their lorry approached the Galashky village when it came under heavy fire. Umar, the driver, was wounded and lost control of the vehicle that crashed into a tree. His brother ran to the village for help. Returning with policemen and villagers some forty minutes later, he found his mother lying wounded on the ground but Umar had disappeared. Villagers found him dead in the forest the next day. His body had several gunshot wounds and bruises.

 

Magomadova and 4 Others v. Russia, (33933/05)

Judgement date: 17/09/2009
Communicated: 17/03/2008
Lodged: 20/09/2005
Date of violations: 09/02/2003
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 4.30 a.m. on 9 February 2003, a group of federal servicemen burst into the house of the Magomadov family in Grozny. Ruslan Magomadov was thrown on the floor. The servicemen tied his hands and placed a pillow case on his head. They led him to one of their armoured personnel carriers and drove off. Ruslan has not been seen since.

 

Asadulayeva and Others v. Russia, (15569/06)

Judgement date: 17/09/2009
Communicated: 04/06/2008
Lodged: 07/04/2006
Date of violations: 14/01/2004
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On 14 January 2004 around 12 p.m. Bekman Asadulayev, a police officer, arrived at the Chechnya Department of the Ministry of the Interior in Grozny with two colleagues. Having passed through security and entered the building they were approached by several armed servicemen. The servicemen checked their identity cards and apprehended Bekman. They put him in their VAZ car and drove past security without being stopped. Bekman has not been seen since.

 

Mutsayeva v. Russia, (24297/05)

Judgement date: 23/07/2009
Communicated: 11/03/2008
Lodged: 03/08/2005
Date of violations: 27/08/2001
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

In the morning on 27 August 2001 Khizir Tepsurkayev left his house in Urus-Martan to go to the centre of the town. He got a ride with an acquaintance. At about 10 a.m. the car was stopped by Russian servicemen at a military check point. As Khizir showed his documents, the car's driver turned the car and drove away under gunfire. Khizir was immediately detained, placed in an UAZ car and driven away. He has not been seen since.

 

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.

 

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: Others
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.

 

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.

 
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