Cases 121 - 140 of 707

Vasilkova v. Russia, (16319/10)

Judgement date: 28/05/2019
Communicated: 10/02/2016
Lodged: 17/02/2010
Date of violations: 17/01/2000
Location: Chechnya
Representative: No representative
Violation: Disappearance

On 17 January 2000 Mr Sergey Vasilkov was taken away from his house in Grozny by armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms driving URAL vehicles. On 15 April 2001 and 11 July 2001 the Grozny prosecutor’s office opened criminal cases nos. 13064 and 13103 into Mr Sergey Vasilkov’s abduction. The investigation is still pending.

 

Isayeva and Others v. Russia, (53075/08)

Judgement date: 28/05/2019
Communicated: 22/04/2015
Lodged: 10/08/2008
Date of violations: 07/04/2001
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

On 7 April 2001 Mr Rumid Isayev was detained by servicemen at the checkpoint on the road between Kulary and Lermontovo villages in Chechnya. On 4 October 2003 a group of about twenty armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms arrived at the applicants’ houses in one UAZ and three VAS vehicles and took Mr Suliman Isayev and Mr Ramzan Isayev away. The investigation is still pending.

 

Saydal-Aliyev and Others v. Russia, (62168/15)

Judgement date: 07/05/2019
Communicated: 03/04/2017
Lodged: 25/11/2015
Date of violations: 04/09/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

On 4 September 2002 the applicants were at home at 20 Chapayeva Street in Gudermes when a group of about ten armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms broke into their house. The servicemen were in balaclavas, and some of them were wearing helmets. Speaking unaccented Russian, they forced all those present to the ground, tied their hands behind their backs, and searched the premises. They seized the applicants’ passports, the title documents to the house, and then took Mr Aslanbek Saydal-Aliyev to an unknown destination. The whereabouts of Mr Saydal-Aliyev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Akhmed Shakhgiriyev and Others v. Russia, (61161/15)

Judgement date: 07/05/2019
Communicated: 05/04/2017
Lodged: 19/11/2015
Date of violations: 10/04/2003
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

On 10 April 2003 Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev and his acquaintance, A.A., were in the courtyard of school no. 2 at 8a Titova Street in Argun when a group of armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms and balaclavas approached them. Speaking Chechen, the servicemen handcuffed A.A. and started pulling Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev towards a white VAZ-2106 car which was parked nearby. The car’s registration number contained the digits 640 95, and it had a label reading “Soni” on its rear window. Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev resisted, therefore the servicemen opened fire, forced him into the car, and drove off to an unknown location. The whereabouts of Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Taguz Salmaniyeva and Others v. Russia, (51863/15)

Judgement date: 07/05/2019
Communicated: 05/04/2017
Lodged: 07/10/2015
Date of violations: 01/08/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 a.m. on 1 August 2002 the applicants and Mr Magomed Salmaniyev were at home when a group of about thirty armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms arrived at their house in Bachi-Yurt in an armoured personnel carrier (an APC), a Ural lorry and a UAZ van. The servicemen, who spoke Russian without an accent, were equipped with portable radio sets, and some of them were wearing balaclavas. They broke into the house, forced all those present onto the floor, checked their passports, and thereafter took Mr Magomed Salmaniyev to the outskirts of the village, where he spent the night lying on the ground with two other abducted villagers, R.S. and A.D. At about 5 a.m. on the same date four VAZ‑2107 vans without registration numbers arrived. The servicemen loaded the three men into the back of the vans and drove off in the direction of Kurchaloy. Somewhere on the way R.S. and A.D. were released, and they returned home. The whereabouts of Mr Magomed Salmaniyev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Kaypa Aliyeva and Others v. Russia, (49112/15)

Judgement date: 07/05/2019
Communicated: 05/04/2017
Lodged: 15/09/2015
Date of violations: 30/07/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 p.m. on 30 July 2002 Mr Aliyev was at the bus stop located at the intersection of Revolutsii Avenue and Chernyshevskogo Street in Grozny when a group of about twenty armed servicemen in military camouflage uniforms arrived in a Gazel minivan, a Barguzin vehicle and a Zhiguli car with registration numbers C 671 XH, 971, and X 194 XH respectively. The servicemen spoke unaccented Russian, and some of them were in balaclavas. They opened fire and shot Mr Aliyev in the leg, then arrested him, put him into one of the vehicles, and drove off to an unknown location. The whereabouts of Mr Aliyev have remained unknown ever since. His abduction took place in the presence of numerous witnesses – passers-by and customers at nearby cafés. According to the applicants, at least ten other Grozny residents were abducted at the same time and place under similar circumstances (see also Ozdamirova and Bakriyeva v. Russia no. 59117/11; Ismailovy v. Russia no. 2664/12; Magomadova v. Russia 67274/13; and Sambiyeva and Eskiyev v. Russia no. 49097/15).

 

Zaynapi Sambiyeva and Turpal-Ali Eskiyev v. Russia, (49097/15)

Judgement date: 07/05/2019
Communicated: 05/04/2017
Lodged: 15/09/2015
Date of violations: 30/07/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

In the morning of 30 July 2002 (in the documents submitted the time of the event was also indicated as noon) Mr Adam Eskiyev was heading to the central market in Grozny when a group of armed servicemen in military camouflage uniforms and balaclavas arrested him at the intersection of Revolutsii Avenue and Chernyshevskogo Street and took him away to an unknown location. The servicemen spoke unaccented Russian. They were in a Gazel minivan, a Barguzin vehicle and a Zhiguli car with registration numbers C 671 XH, 971, and X 194 XH respectively. The whereabouts of Mr Adam Eskiyev have remained unknown ever since. His abduction took place in the presence of numerous witnesses – passers-by and customers at nearby cafés. According to the applicants, at least nine other Grozny residents were abducted at the same time and place under similar circumstances (see also Ozdamirova and Bakriyeva v. Russia no. 59117/11; Ismailovy v. Russia no. 2664/12; Magomadova v. Russia 67274/13; and Aliyevy v. Russia no. 49112/15).

 

Yakha Sadulayeva and Khazhi Sadulayev v. Russia, (42976/15)

Judgement date: 07/05/2019
Communicated: 23/02/2017
Lodged: 11/08/2015
Date of violations: 24/01/2003
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

At the material time Mr Zayndi Sadulayev worked as an artillery attendant at the Russian military base in Khankala, Chechnya.
At about 4 p.m. on 24 January 2003 (in the documents submitted the date was also referred to as 23 and 21 January 2003) Mr Sadulayev and his colleagues Sh.I., S.M. and R.M. were passing through checkpoint no. 2 (КПП №2), located at the Khankala exit, when military servicemen manning the checkpoint stopped them for an identity check. Having checked Mr Zayndi Sadulayev’s passport, the servicemen arrested him and escorted him onto the premises of the checkpoint for further questioning. The whereabouts of Mr Zayndi Sadulayev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Garayeva and Others v. Russia, (51529/13)

Communicated: 23/09/2016
Lodged: 23/05/2013
Date of violations: 22/10/2000
Admissible: 07/05/2019
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Materi Chechni
Violation: Disappearance

On 22 October 2000 Bekkhan Dzhanaliyev, together with his cousin, Mr M. D., was stopped in his VAZ 2199 car with the registration number “A186XA 05Rus in the vicinity of Mesker-Yurt by Russian servicemen in camouflage uniforms and taken away to an unknown destination. On 22 November 2000 the Shali district prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 22069. The investigation is still pending.

 

Chatuyeva and Others v. Russia, (3765/13)

Communicated: 02/03/2016
Lodged: 13/12/2012
Date of violations: 11/12/2000
Admissible: 07/05/2019
Location: Chechnya
Representative: K. Moskalenko
Violation: Disappearance

On 11 December 2000 a group of armed servicemen arrested Mr Aslanbek Chatuyev on a street in Zakan-Yurt and took him away in a military Kamaz vehicle. On 23 February 2001 the Achkhoy-Martan district prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 27007. Subsequently, the case was transferred for investigation to the military prosecutor’s office and given the number 34/33/0210-01Д. The investigation is still pending.

 

Dzhabrailovy v. Russia, (3752/13)

Communicated: 07/01/2016
Lodged: 06/12/2012
Date of violations: 06/02/2000
Admissible: 07/05/2019
Location: Chechnya
Representative: No representative
Violation: Disappearance

On 6 February 2000 (in the documents submitted the date was also referred to as 5 February 2000 and 8 November 2000) a group of armed servicemen arrived at the applicants’ house in an APC and took Mr Bislan Dzhabrailov away. On 8 November 2000 the Achkhoy‑Martan district prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 26053. The investigation is still pending.

 

Tazhiyeva and Others v. Russia, (32394/11)

Judgement date: 09/04/2019
Communicated: 17/10/2011
Lodged: 07/07/2011
Date of violations: 03/03/2011
Location: Ingushetia, Nasyr-Kort
Representative: K. Moskalenko
Violation: Ill-treatment
Property

On 3 March 2011, about ninety armed men driving APC, several minibuses, and cars circled the house at Nasyr-Kort, where family of Zarema Tazhieva (applicants) lived. The military searched the house looking for fugitive suspect, member of applicants’ family. After that two of the applicants were ordered to go to a minibus, where they were interrogated by men in civil close. The applicants were forced to admit that they had been in contact with the suspect and that he had provided them with money. When the applicants refused to sign the minutes of interrogation without reading, they were threatened that they could not leave the car alive. One of the applicants then signed the minutes. Later on the house of the applicants was blown up by the military and all their belongings disappeared. Also, two cars in the courtyards were damaged. Despite numerous complaints, the investigation has not been started.

 

Dagalayeva v. Russia, (19650/11)

Judgement date: 12/03/2019
Location: Chechnya, Noviy Engenoy
Representative: Others
Violation: Killing

On 1 April 2006 Mr Vakhid Magamedov went fishing with his fellow villagers, Mr Z., Mr D. and Mr Yu., near the village of Sary-Su in the Shelkovskiy district of Chechnya. The four men arrived at the fishing spot in the VAZ-2107 car of Mr Z. Three of them then went to the other side of the pond (in the documents submitted also referred to as a “lake”), while the applicant’s husband fished near the car. Mr Z., Mr D. and Mr Yu. fished about 40 to 60 metres from each other and about two hundred metres or so from Mr Magamedov. 7. At about 9 p.m. Mr Z., Mr D. and Mr Yu. heard gunfire coming from the direction of the car. They went in that direction and saw six or seven men in military camouflage uniforms next to their car and heard them speaking Russian. Those men had arrived in armoured personnel carriers (“APCs”) and were using flashlights. Mr Z., Mr D. and Mr Yu. hid in the bulrushes. Then they saw the servicemen trying to push the car into the pond and, when their attempt failed, set it on fire. Then the perpetrators noticed the three men hiding in the bulrushes and opened gunfire in their direction. Mr Z., Mr D. and Mr Yu. ran to the village of Sary-Su to warn the police. On the way they got lost in the dark and only arrived at the village at about 4 a.m. on 2 April 2006. They knocked at the door of the house of a local resident, Mr Kh.V., and told him about the incident. Mr Kh.V. took them by car to the local police station. Then Mr Z., Mr D. and Mr Yu. returned to the pond, accompanied by the police. They found Vakhid Magamedov’s burnt body in the car. At about the same time three cars and two APCs belonging to the federal military forces arrived at the scene. The servicemen told the police that they were carrying out a special operation in the area. Mr Yu. told to the policemen that he would be able to identify the servicemen who had killed Vakhid Magomedov.

 

Abdulkhalimova and Others v. Russia, (23115/13)

Judgement date: 12/03/2019
Communicated: 10/07/2015
Lodged: 19/02/2013
Date of violations: 30/05/2003
Location: Chechnya, Goyty
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

The applicants are close relatives of of Islam Asukhanov  who was allegedly abducted in 2003 by servicemen from home in Chechnya. The event took place in the area under full control of the military forces. The applicants have had no news of their missing relative thereafter. The proceedings, after having been suspended and resumed on several occasions, have been pending for several years without attaining any tangible results. Referring to Article 2 of the Convention, the applicants complain of the violation of the right to life of their relative and submit that the circumstances of his abduction and ensuing disappearance indicate that he had been abducted by State agents. The applicants further complain that no effective investigation was carried out into the incident.

 

Tamara Dutayeva v. Russia, (71672/12)

Judgement date: 12/03/2019
Communicated: 07/01/2016
Lodged: 17/10/2012
Date of violations: 13/02/2003
Location: Chechnya
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

On 13 February 2003 a group of about forty armed servicemen arrived at Mr Zelimkhan Dutayev’s acquaintances’ block of flats in Grozny in two APCs and took Mr Zelimkhan Dutayev away. On 17 February 2003 the Grozny town prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 20039. The investigation is still pending.

 

Anisat Magomadova v. Russia, (66877/12)

Judgement date: 12/03/2019
Communicated: 07/01/2016
Lodged: 11/10/2012
Date of violations: 14/11/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance
Pecuniary damage: 3000 €
Non-pecuniary damage: 80000 €

On the night of 13-14 November 2002 a large group of about one hundred armed servicemen arrived at the applicant’s house and took Mr Lema Magomadov away. On 15 November 2002 the Grozny town prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 48212. The investigation is still pending.

 

Abubakarova and Others v. Russia, (46621/12)

Judgement date: 12/03/2019
Communicated: 10/07/2015
Lodged: 20/07/2012
Date of violations: 26/11/2002
Location: Chechnya, Argun
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

The applicants are close relatives of of Vakhab Abubakarov  who was allegedly abducted in 2002 by servicemen from home in Chechnya. The event took place in the area under full control of the military forces. The applicants have had no news of their missing relative thereafter. The proceedings, after having been suspended and resumed on several occasions, have been pending for several years without attaining any tangible results. Referring to Article 2 of the Convention, the applicants complain of the violation of the right to life of their relative and submit that the circumstances of his abduction and ensuing disappearance indicate that he had been abducted by State agents. The applicants further complain that no effective investigation was carried out into the incident.

 

Satuyev and Others v. Russia, (7214/12)

Judgement date: 12/03/2019
Communicated: 04/09/2015
Lodged: 11/01/2012
Date of violations: 14/06/2003
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: No representative
Violation: Disappearance

On 14 June 2003 twelve to fifteen armed servicemen in balaclavas and camouflage uniforms in white Niva car and in armoured UAZ vehicles without registration numbers arrived at the flat of Mr Alikhan Satuyev in Grozny and took him away to an unknown location. On 24 June 2003 the Zavodskoy district prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 30097. The investigation is currently pending.

 

Chalayev and Others v. Russia, (73948/11)

Judgement date: 12/03/2019
Communicated: 15/10/2015
Lodged: 23/11/2011
Date of violations: 08/11/2006
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance
Pecuniary damage: 45000 €
Non-pecuniary damage: 160000 €

On 8 November 2006 a group of armed servicemen arrested Mr Rustam Gaysumov and Mr Khuseyn Elderkhanov on a street in Grozny and took them away. On 27 January 2007 the Zavodskoy district prosecutor’s office in Grozny opened criminal case no. 11006. The investigation is still pending.

 

Mukayevy v. Russia, (69462/11)

Judgement date: 12/03/2019
Communicated: 15/10/2015
Lodged: 27/10/2011
Date of violations: 15/03/2005
Location: Chechnya, Shali
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance
Pecuniary damage: 6000 €
Non-pecuniary damage: 80000 €

On 15 March 2005 a group of armed servicemen arrested Mr Supyan Mukayev on a street in Shali and took him away. On 7 July 2005 the Shali district prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 46073. The investigation is still pending.

 
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