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August 18, 2023 22:46

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  • A gavel. Photo: Fyodor Obmaykin / Yugopolis Blogger from Vladikavkaz fined for discrediting Russian Army

    A court in Vladikavkaz has found Batraz Tigiev, a blogger from Vladikavkaz, guilty in absentia of discrediting the Russian Army and fined him by 45,000 roubles. The blogger has stated that he was deprived of the right to defence, as he was not informed about the court session.

August 18, 2023 19:59

  • Magomed Magomedov at a solo picket in defence of Gadjiev. Photo Court refuses to treat Magomedov's detention at picket as illegal

    In court, the police have explained the detention of Magomed Magomedov, a deputy editor-in-chief of the "Chernovik" outlet by the concern for his safety because of a possible brawl. Idris Yusupov, a journalist, has fully confirmed Magomedov's testimony, but the court sided with the defendant and refused to recognize the police's actions as illegal.

August 18, 2023 19:39

  • Zarema Musaeva. Screenshot of the video from the website "City Portals" Zarema Musaeva returned to SIZO after hospital treatment

    Zarema Musaeva underwent two weeks of medical treatment and examination in a Grozny hospital, after which she was returned to a SIZO (pre-trial prison), the “Team Against Torture”* reports. In a letter to her son, Zarema Musaeva wrote that her health state improved significantly, and doctors prescribed a surgery.

August 18, 2023 15:23

  • A protest action on Akushinsky Avenue in Makhachkala. Screenshot of the video posted on the Telegram channel of the "Chernovik" (Draft) outlet on August 17, 2023 Residents of Makhachkala demand to resume electricity supply

    On August 17, residents of the Semender village and Akushinsky Avenue blocked the streets in Makhachkala to protest against interruptions in the electricity supply. On Akushinsky Avenue, the supply of electricity has been restored, and the protest action has been stopped, the authorities report.

August 17, 2023 23:58

  • The Code of Administrative Offences, photo: Yelena Sineok, Dagestan: two protesters against mobilization fined

    After an anti-mobilization action held in Makhachkala, Magomed Ubaidulaev and Murat Aligadjiev were accused of using violence against a law enforcer, but their defence succeeded in reclassifying the criminal case and imposing a court fine on both of them.

August 17, 2023 23:52

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  • Elena Kostyuchenko, photo: Journalist Kostyuchenko reports threat from Kadyrovites

    Elena Kostyuchenko, a journalist of the newspaper “Novaya Gazeta”, said that in the spring of 2022, she received reports of an impending attack by the Kadyrovites on her, and in the autumn of that year she was poisoned in Germany.

August 17, 2023 20:54

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August 16, 2023 23:10

  • Abdul-Malik Albagachiev. Photo: FortangaOrg Rights defenders report that Albagachiev was denied medical care

    The staff of the colony located in the Astrakhan Region has failed to react to the requests of Abdul-Malik Albagachiev, a native of Ingushetia, to help him; but when, two hours after the onset of an epileptic attack, a prison doctor came to the prisoner, he had no medicines.

August 16, 2023 21:33

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  • A remand prison. Photo: Yuliya Simatova / Yugopolis Defence of Kizilyurt policeman seeks investigation into his torture in SIZO

    Magomed Piraev, a former criminal investigator of the Kizilyurt Department of Internal Affairs, who was sentenced for hostage-taking, robbery, and illicit firearms trafficking, was tortured in a SIZO (pre-trial prison). His defence is seeking the institution of criminal cases based on the results of inspections based on Magomed Piraev’s complaints, reports advocate Nadezhda Borodkina.

August 16, 2023 18:09

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  • The colony located in the Ulyanovsk Region. Photo: Lawyers comment on complaints of natives of Dagestan and Chechnya about Ulyanovsk colony

    Although the actions of the staff of the colony located in the Ulyanovsk Region, who broke the nozzle on the clipper so that Muslim prisoners from Dagestan and Chechnya could not leave the parts of their hair and beards in accordance with the prescriptions of Islam, do not fall under the notion of "torture", such treatment of prisoners falls under the Criminal Code, lawyers have noted.

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