Cases 601 - 620 of 707

Gaziyeva and Others v. Russia, (15439/05)

Judgement date: 09/04/2009
Communicated: 11/03/2008
Lodged: 29/03/2005
Date of violations: 08/02/2001
Location: Chechnya, Village of Chechen-Aul
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 3 p.m. on 8 February 2001, Abdul-Malik Shakhmurzayev's car was stopped by three APCs (armoured personal carriers) blocking the road between the village of Chechen-Aul and Grozny-Shatoy. Masked Russian military servicemen ordered him out of the car and started to beat and kick him in front of several witnesses. He was then put in one of the APCs and taken away. Abdul-Malik has not been seen since. The investigation into his disappearance has not produced any results.

 

Dokayev and Others v. Russia, (16629/05)

Judgement date: 09/04/2009
Communicated: 12/03/2008
Lodged: 29/04/2005
Date of violations: 10/12/2002
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2.30 a.m. on 10 December 2002 a group of Russian military servicemen in masks rushed into the house of Isa Dokayev in Grozny. They apprehended Isa Dokayev and two of his guests, Ruslan Askhabov and Isa Dubayev, and placed black sacks over their heads. The servicemen searched the house and drove away with the three men in the direction of the Oktyabrskiy ROVD. The men have not been seen since. A criminal investigation was opened into their disappearance but failed to produce any results.

 

Malsagova v. Russia, (27244/03)

Judgement date: 09/04/2009
Communicated: 09/11/2005
Date of violations: 07/11/2002
Admissible: 06/03/2008
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On 7 November 2002 at around 2 a.m. a group of about 25-30 masked Russian military servicemen forcibly entered the house of the Malsagov family. When they left, they took Savdi Malsagov with them. The investigation into his disappearance has not been meaningful.

 

X and Y v. Russia, (43411/06)

Communicated: 07/04/2009
Lodged: 18/10/2006
Date of violations: 26/05/2004
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Torture

In the middle of the night on 26 May 2004 a group of masked military servicemen detained X in Grozny and brought him to the Leninsky District Department of the Interior (ROVD). A number of policemen started to beat him with truncheons, electroluted him with wires attached to different parts of his body and sexually abused him. X eventually signed a confession. In the following weeks, the torture and ill-treatment continued both at the Leninsky ROVD and in ORB-2.

 

Dzhabayeva v. Russia, (13310/04)

Judgement date: 02/04/2009
Lodged: 24/02/2004
Date of violations: 10/03/2000
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: L. Khamzayeva
Violation: Disappearance

Magomed Dzhabayev was detained in Grozny, Chechnya, on 10 March 2000 by officers belonging to the Oktyabrskiy District Temporary Office of the Interior. There has been no news of him since. The investigation into his disappearance has not been effective.

 

Saydaliyeva and Others v. Russia, (41498/04)

Judgement date: 02/04/2009
Communicated: 18/06/2007
Lodged: 02/11/2004
Date of violations: 16/04/2002
Location: Chechnya, Village of Serzhen-Yurt
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

On 16 April 2002, the Saydaliyev family gathered their relatives at their house in the village of Serzhen-Yurt for the funeral of a family member. At about 1.00 p.m. two armoured personnel carriers (''APCs'') and three Ural vehicles arrived at the house. Around fifty or sixty Russian military servicemen descended from them. They blocked the gates to the courtyard and lined up all men against the wall to check their identity papers. When they left, they took Vakha Saydaliyev with them. He has been missing since. Witnesses have later stated that they have seen him in a military detention facility. The official investigation into his case has not produced any results.

 

Dokuyev v. Russia, (6704/03)

Judgement date: 02/04/2009
Communicated: 06/09/2005
Date of violations: 14/02/2001
Admissible: 29/11/2007
Location: Chechnya, Novye Atagi
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance
Ill-treatment

On 14 February 2001 at 6 o’clock in the morning  Russian military servicemen abducted Magomed Dokuyev and his father  Vakhid Dokuyev from their home in the village of Novye Atagi. Vakhid was released on the following day but Magomed has not been seen since. A former detainee later informed the family that Magomed died in detention and was buried on a Russian military base but the family has not been granted access to the purported burial site. The SRJI together with Maxim Ferschtman of the Dutch law firm Böhler Franken Koppe Wijngaarden Advocaten filed an application regarding this case with ECtHR.

 

Dzhambekova and Others v. Russia, (27238/03)

Judgement date: 12/03/2009
Communicated: 21/02/2006
Date of violations: 20/03/2002
Admissible: 13/03/2008
Location: Chechnya, Village of Goity
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

Russian military servicemen detained Rizvan Tatariyev and Sharpudi Visaitov in the village of Gekhi, Urus-Martan district, Chechnya, on 22 December 2001. Magomed Soltymuradov was arrested by military servicemen at his home in Urus-Martan on 11 January 2002. On 19 March 2002 servicemen detained Imran Dzhambekov in the village of Goyty, Urus-Martan district. All four men subsequently disappeared. The domestic investigation concluded that it was likely that the four men had been detained by Russian servicemen but yet failed to establish the whereabouts of the disappeared and the identity of the servicemen who carried out the detentions. <p> In December 2002, two female applicants in the case were detained during a peaceful manifestation against the disappearance of their close relatives. Between 11 and 15 December 2002, the two elderly women were held in deplorable conditions in the Gudermes ROVD.

 

Visaitov and Magomadova v. Russia, (35078/04)

Judgement date: 12/03/2009
Communicated: 21/02/2006
Date of violations: 20/03/2002
Admissible: 13/03/2008
Location: Chechnya, Goyty
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

Russian military servicemen detained Rizvan Tatariyev and Sharpudi Visaitov in the village of Gekhi, Urus-Martan district, Chechnya, on 22 December 2001. Magomed Soltymuradov was arrested by military servicemen at his home in Urus-Martan on 11 January 2002. On 19 March 2002 servicemen detained Imran Dzhambekov in the village of Goyty, Urus-Martan district. All four men subsequently disappeared. The domestic investigation concluded that it was likely that the four men had been detained by Russian servicemen but yet failed to establish the whereabouts of the disappeared and the identity of the servicemen who carried out the detentions. <p> In December 2002, two female applicants in the case were detained during a peaceful manifestation against the disappearance of their close relatives. Between 11 and 15 December 2002, the two elderly women were held in deplorable conditions in the Gudermes ROVD.

 

Elsiyev and Others v. Russia, (21816/03)

Judgement date: 12/03/2009
Communicated: 14/05/2007
Lodged: 19/06/2003
Date of violations: 07/09/2002
Location: Chechnya, Village of Tsotsi-Yurt
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

From 2 to 7 September 2002 Russian federal forces carried out a large-scale mop-up operation in the village of Tsotsi Yurt, Chechnya. Several people were detained during the operation, including Salakh Elsiyev, Iskhadzhi Demelkhanov, Adam Boltiyev, Dzhabrail Debishev, Lom-Ali Abubakarov, Ramzan Madiyev, Akhmed Demilkhanov and Aslambek Agmerzayev. When the operation ended on 7 September, most of the detainees were released. The eight men mentioned above, however, disappeared. The authorities acknowledged that a security operation was carried out in Tsotsi-Yurt but denied having detained the applicants' relatives. However, numerous villagers testified how the men were arrested by military servicemen and taken to a filtering point in an old mill.

 

Khadayeva and Others v. Russia, (5351/04)

Judgement date: 12/03/2009
Communicated: 16/03/2007
Date of violations: 19/04/2002
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

In the night between 4 and 5 January 2003, about 20 Russian military servicemen broke into the house of the Khadayev family. The relatives recognized one of the them as belonging to the Federal Security Services (FSB). When the servicemen left, they took Ali with them. One relative followed the servicemen as they drove away and saw that they stopped at the Military Commander's Office in Urus-Martan. Ali has been missing since. Russian law-enforcement agencies later denied having detained Ali and the investigation into his disappearance has produced no results.

 

Nasirkhayeva v. Russia , (1721/07)

Communicated: 11/03/2009
Lodged: 10/11/2006
Date of violations: 27/12/1999
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: No representative
Violation: Indiscriminate bombing

On 27 December 1999 during the bombardment by Russian federal troops of Grozny the Nasirkhayeva family was at home. The family's young daughter Balizha Nasirkhayeva received shrapnel wound to the skull with damage to the brain tissue. For the next thirteen days the wounded Balizha remained in the basement of the family’s house as it was impossible to relocate her elsewhere under the ongoing bombardment. On 11 January 2000, she was brought to a military hospital. She was subsequently taken to Moscow for specialist care but on 14 April 2000 died of her wounds.

 

Khalitova v. Russia, (39166/04)

Judgement date: 05/03/2009
Communicated: 05/09/2007
Lodged: 20/10/2004
Date of violations: 11/09/2000
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Extra-judicial execution

On 11 September 2000 Lecha Khazhmuradov was working with his fellow villagers in the woods close to the Gotinka River in the Urus-Martan District. At some point a group of Russian military servicemen in two armed personnel carriers (APCs) arrived. Without prior warning the servicemen opened fire at Lecha and another worker. They were both killed on the spot. The servicemen dropped the dead bodies in the river and drove away. An investigation into the murders was opened but it has not produced any results.

 

Tasuyeva v. Russia, (23507/06)

Communicated: 04/03/2009
Lodged: 31/05/2006
Date of violations: 31/07/2002
Location: Chechnya, Achkhoy-Martan
Representative: No representative
Violation: Disappearance

In the morning of 31 July 2002, at about 8 a.m., Musadi Sugaipov went by bus from Zakan-Yurt to Achkhoy-Martan to run errands. He was seen in the town centre around midday. He did not return home that day and there has been no news of him since.

 

Sagayev and Others v. Russia, (4573/04)

Judgement date: 26/02/2009
Communicated: 29/03/2007
Date of violations: 30/08/2002
13/09/2002
Location: Chechnya, Urus-Martan
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

Early in the morning of 30 August 2002, Russian military servicemen arrived at the house of the Sagayev family in Urus-Martan. They detained and took away Ilias Sagayev. Neighbours saw how the servicemen drove away on armored personnel carriers (APCs). Ilias has not been seen since. At around 2 a.m. on 13 September 2002, six Russian military servicemen broke into the house of another branch of the Sagayev family in Urus-Martan. They apprehended Yunadi Sagayev and left. Yunadi has been missing since.The investigation into the two men's disappearances has not produced any results.

 

Vagapova and Zubirayev v. Russia, (21080/05)

Judgement date: 26/02/2009
Communicated: 13/12/2007
Lodged: 17/05/2005
Date of violations: 21/12/2004
Location: Chechnya, Village of Chechen-Aul
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 5.15 a.m. on 21 December 2004 several Russian military servicemen burst into the Zubirayev's house in the village of Chechen-Aul. They started to beat the family's son Alis Zubirayev. As they left, they took Alis with them, put him in an UAZ vehicle and drove away. Alis has not been seen since. The investigation into his disappearance has not produced any results.

 

Astamirova and Others v. Russia, (27256/03)

Judgement date: 26/02/2009
Communicated: 09/02/2006
Date of violations: 05/08/2002
Admissible: 13/03/2008
Location: Chechnya, Village of Gekhi
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

In the early morning of 5 August 2002, a group of Russian military servicemen arrived at the Astamirov family's house in Gekhi village and apprehended Aslanbek Astamirov without any explanation. He was driven away in an unknown direction and has not been seen since. The Urus-Martan prosecutor's office did not begin officially investigating his disappearance until December 2002, despite his family's immediate and persistent appeals for assistance.

 

Taziyeva and Others v. Russia, (50757/06)

Communicated: 17/02/2009
Lodged: 20/12/2006
Date of violations: 27/12/2005
Location: Ingushetia, Village of Nasyr-Kort
Representative: K. Moskalenko
Violation: Property

In the early morning on 27 December 2005 a hundred armed men in black masks and military uniforms arrived at the village of Nasyr-Kort in Ingushetia on an armoured personnel carrier (APC), several minibuses and cars without number plates. The APC battered down the gates to Taziyev family's house and entered the courtyard. They ordered the family members to come out of the house, tied up one of them and threatened him with a gun. The servicemen stayed for several hours. After their departure the family found that furniture, carpets and utensils had been damaged and that valuables and documents had disappeared. The criminal investigation into the unlawful search and theft has not been effective.

 

Meshayeva and Others v. Russia, (27248/03)

Judgement date: 12/02/2009
Communicated: 12/04/2006
Date of violations: 17/12/2002
Admissible: 27/03/2008
Location: Chechnya, Village of Martan-Chu
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

In the night between 16 and 17 December 2002 a large group of Russian military servicemen, arriving on several military vehicles, violently burst into the homes of Leoma Meshayev and Bislan Saydayev in the village of Martan-Chu. They detained Leoma and Bislan and drove off in the direction of Urus-Martan. Leoma and Bislan have been missing since. Although the domestic investigation concluded that it was likely that military servicemen detained Leoma and Bislan it was unable to identify the perpetrators or the military unit involved in the operation.

 

Ayubov v. Russia, (7654/02)

Judgement date: 12/02/2009
Lodged: 31/01/2002
Date of violations: 19/01/2000
Admissible: 05/07/2007
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Disappearance

When his parents fled hostilities in Grozny in the winter 1999-2000, Adam Ayubov stayed behind to look after the family's house. On 19 January 2000, a group of soldiers arrived in the street where the house was located. They checked the residents' documents and ordered three men, including Ayubov, to get into their Ural military truck before driving away. About an hour later the same truck and soldiers returned and destroyed the house and two cars using a flame-thrower. The two men who were detained with Ayubov were released later that day stating that they had been detained by a unit of the Special Police Force (OMON). Ayubov is still missing. The authorities did not open an investigation into the case until 10 months later.

 
Cases 601 - 620 of 707