6 October 2006
The European Court of Human Rights will on 12 October 2006 deliver its judgment in a case concerning the summary execution of five family members in Chechnya. The case, Estamirov v. Russia, is a particularly horrific example of the violations that have taken place in Chechnya during the second Chechen war.
27 July 2006
The European Court of Human Rights today held Russia responsible for the illegal detention and summary execution of a young man in Chechnya. The case is the first that the European Court has decided regarding disappearances in Chechnya and it sets important precedents for other disappearance cases from Chechnya.
12 July 2006
The European Court of Human Rights will deliver its judgment in the first case concerning disappearances in Chechnya on 27 July, 2006.
16 June 2006
The Chechnya Justice Project seeks to hire two part-time lawyers in Chechnya and Ingushetia.
16 February 2006
On March 24-26, 2006, the Stitching Russian Justice Initiative hosted the 2nd Training Workshop on European Court of Human Rights Litigation. The workshop was attended by lawyer and human rights defenders from the Republics of the Northern Caucasus who are involved in criminal law practice and interested in bringing cases before the ECtHR.