June 17, 2024 20:36

June 15, 2024 22:55

  • Lawyers doubt prospect of bills banning religious clothes

    The bills that intend to ban wearing religious clothing, including niqabs, in public places are causing a split in the society, which is especially negative amid the special military operation (SMO) in Ukraine. Religious clothes are not widespread in the country, this issue is not relevant, therefore the bills to ban them will not be adopted, lawyers believe.

June 06, 2024 22:06

June 03, 2024 23:49

  • Nikah becomes cover up for early marriages in Northern Caucasus

    An author of the study “Forcibly Married” indicated that when she and her colleagues were preparing the study they had to operate only with the information on early marriages released by the “Rosstat” (Federal State Statistics Service), although in many cases, only a religious marriage is being concluded.

June 03, 2024 18:08

June 01, 2024 23:53

  • Researchers discuss early and forced marriages in Northern Caucasus

    The problem of early and forced marriages in Dagestan, Chechnya and Ingushetia is still there, although there are no reliable statistics on this issue. The problem is rarely brought into the public sphere amid girls' confidence in their own defencelessness, absence of working laws and gender discrimination characteristic of the patriarchal structure inherent in these republics.

May 31, 2024 19:56

May 29, 2024 21:06

  • Court refuses to commute sentences of three Ingush activists

    Barakh Chemurziev, Ismail Nalgiev and Bagaudin Khautiev, who had already served most of their eight-year sentences, have asked the court to replace their remaining prison terms with some sanction not related to freedom deprivation. The court in the Stavropol Territory, where they are in a penal colony, has refused to grant their motions.

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