Sixteen people who were tortured during the case of the attack on Nalchik have sent applications to the ECHR

..., and another, Murat Kashirgov, died after arriving in a Khabarovsk Territory prison colony to serve his sentence. Russian Justice Initiative is representing in the European Court of Human Rights 16 applicants involved in the case of the attack on Nalchik in 2005. Eleven of the sixteen have already sent applications to the ECHR for violations of Article 3 of the Convention (prohibiting use of torture) and Article 5 of the Convention. The new applications also cite violations of Article 6 of the ...
Modified: 29/07/2016
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The ECHR will examine a complaint for violation of article 8 of the Convention for Human Rights in the case of Anzor Mashukov

... the events of 2005. His lawyer, Olga Kelemetova, said that he was effectively abducted from the territory of another country – Abkhazia. Anzor Mashukov was sentenced in 2014 to life imprisonment for taking part in an armed attack in the city of Nalchik in 2014. During the court proceedings, he repeatedly asked to be allowed longer meetings with family members. His requests were rejected and he was denied the right to private and family life, including contact and communication with his wife ...
Modified: 03/05/2016
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Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Rasul Kudayev sentenced to life in prison in Russia

... detention for as long as 9 years in certain cases, awaiting trial for over four years, and then awaiting the Court’s judgment. The mass criminal trial is connected to the attack on 13 October 2005 by armed rebels on several government institutions in Nalchik, including the buildings of the Federal Security Service (FSB) and OMON (special forces), three police stations and also the Nalchik airport. In the ensuing hostilities between government forces and the rebels, which lasted until the next day,...
Modified: 24/12/2014
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Magamed Abubakarov receives Lawyers for Lawyers Award

In June 2013 Chechen lawyer Magomed Abubakarov was awarded the Netherlands-based Lawyers for Lawyers Award. The prize is awarded to a lawyer or group of lawyers who have worked to promote the rule of law and human rights in an exceptional way and have been threatened because of this work. In June 2013 Chechen lawyer Magomed Abubakarov was awarded the Netherlands-based Lawyers for Lawyers Award - L4L . The prize is awarded to a lawyer or group of lawyers who have worked to promote the rule of...
Modified: 30/06/2013
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