24 September 2009
The European Court of Human Rights condemned Russia in two cases concerning enforced disapperances in Chechnya, Russian Justice Initiative said today. The Applicants in both cases sought redress for the disappearance of two men from different locations in Chechnya between 2002 and 2003.
17 September 2009
European Court of Human Rights Condemns Russia for Enforced Disappearances and Killing in Chechnya and Ingushetia
The European Court of Human Rights has unanimously condemned Russia in two cases concerning enforced disappearances in Chechnya and one case concerning an extra-judicial killing in Ingushetia, Russian Justice Initiative said today.
15 September 2009
The report Who Will Tell Me What Happened to My Son?, on which RJI was a close collaborator, describes the lack of progress made by Russia in implementing ECtHR decisions from Chechnya, and details some of the post-judgment developments in many of RJI’s cases, including Bazorkina, Imakayeva, Baysayeva, and Khatsiyeva and others. Human Rights Watch officially communicated this report to the Committee of Ministers in September under Rule 9 of the Rules for the Supervision of the Execution of Judgments.