Russia responsible for the deaths of 6 men in Chechnya, finds European Court

... Kagermanov. In Khachukayevy v Russia , the Court examined the circumstances of the detention of Mr Islam Deniyev, who was last seen on 24 November 2000 at the “Chernorechensky” checkpoint along the Kavkaz military highway between Alkhan-Yurt and Grozny. Witnesses had seen Mr Deniyev and two others standing outside of their car, surrounded by military men. A short time later, the car he had been driving in, with the same license plate, was spotted in a military convoy. A year after the abduction,...
Modified: 09/02/2016
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Russia did not carry out effective investigation into killing of civilian in Chechnya, rules European Court

The European Court of Human Rights found Russia responsible for failing to conduct an effective investigation into the killing of a civilian in Chechnya in 2001, Russian Justice Initiative reported today. The European Court of Human Rights found Russia responsible for failing to conduct an effective investigation into the killing of a civilian in Chechnya in 2001, Russian Justice Initiative reported today. The applicant in Estamirova v Russia is the wife of Asradiy Estamirov, who was killed...
Modified: 17/04/2012
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European Court finds Russia responsible for enforced disappearance of Chechen man in 2003

The European Court of Human Rights has found Russia responsible for the enforced disappearance of a Chechen man in 2003, Russian Justice Initiative reported today. The European Court of Human Rights has found Russia responsible for the enforced disappearance of a Chechen man in 2003, Russian Justice Initiative reported today. The applicant in Sambiyeva v Russia (no.20205/07) is the mother of Said-Emin Sambiyev, who disappeared after being detained at a checkpoint in the village of Tevzan on 13...
Modified: 08/11/2011
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European Court holds Russia responsible for failing to investigate disappearance and subsequent death in Chechnya

... Russian Justice Initiative reported today. The applicants in Movsayevy v Russia (20303/07 ) are the wife and brother of Salambek Movsayev, who disappeared after his detention by what the applicants claimed were state servicemen, while he was driving to Grozny with his wife and son. In the afternoon of 23 February 2006 Salambek's car was stopped by two armed men in the village of Chechen-Aul. They asked him his name and then dragged him out of the car and forced him into one of the vehicles parked nearby....
Modified: 14/06/2011
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European Court condemns Russia for Disappearance of two men in Chechnya

... Temirgeriyeva and Others v. Russia (nos. 45081/06 and 7820/07) are the relatives of Musa Temergeriyev, born in 1952, and Lema Khakiyev, born in 1960, who disappeared after their detention by Russian federal troops from their homes in Michurina settlement, Grozny, between August and December 2002. In the early morning of 21 August 2002 a group of Russian servicemen broke into the house where Lema Khakiyev was sleeping. Lema was ordered to follow them, half-dressed and without shoes or identity documents,...
Modified: 17/02/2011
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