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Human RightsIn this section you can find all articles or news published by Prague Watchdog that deal with the cruel and massive human rights violations in the second war in Chechnya.
 HUMAN RIGHTS > ATTACKS ON DEFENDERS
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IN ENGLISH Attempts made to close down Chechen NGO
 February 7th 2008 Prague Watchdog / Umalt Chadayev · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
The Chechen branch of Russia’s Federal Registration Service is seeking the closure of the Union of Non-Governmental Organizations (SNO), which disseminates information about the human rights situation in Chechnya and Ingushetia.
IN ENGLISH Ingush public opinion expresses opposition to harassment of "Voice of Beslan"
 January 16th 2008 Prague Watchdog / Beybulat Polonkoyev · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
"The harassment of female victims of the Beslan tragedy is at the very least ignoble and cowardly," said an Ingush religious authority.
IN ENGLISH NGOs plan to quit Grozny’s House of Press
 December 17th 2007 Prague Watchdog / Umalt Chadayev · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
A number of Chechen non-governmental organizations whose offices are located in the House of the Press building in downtown Grozny plan to vacate these premises early in the new year. The main reason is a sharp increase in rents.
IN ENGLISH "Headscarf" incidents continue in Chechnya
 December 14th 2007 Prague Watchdog / Umalt Chadayev · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
The refusal by the head of a Chechen NGO to wear a headscarf has led to the closure of its office in Grozny’s House of the Press.
IN ENGLISH Russia's Supreme Court okays dismantling of Russian-Chechen Friendship Society
 January 23rd 2007 Prague Watchdog
"It's a clear signal to both Russian civil society and the free world," said the NGO's head Stanislav Dmitriyevsky.
IN ENGLISH Nazran picketers intend to sue for justice
 October 20th 2006 Prague Watchdog / Umalt Chadayev · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
Participants in the thwarted rally in honour of Anna Politkovskaya in Nazran have proof of unlawful actions by the Ingush police.
IN ENGLISH Chechen human rights workers believe authorities may soon increase pressure on NGOs
 February 24th 2006 Prague Watchdog / Liza Osmayeva · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
In their opinion, the accusations against Russian human rights activists, the ban on the activity of the Danish Refugee Council in Chechnya, the legal proceedings against the ChKNS are all links in the same chain.
IN ENGLISH Russian Federation: Draft law - the latest in clampdown on civil society
 November 22nd 2005 Amnesty International
IN ENGLISH Dmitriyevsky trial starts
 November 16th 2005 Russian-Chechen Information Agency · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
IN ENGLISH British lawyer barred from entering Russia to monitor trial of the Russian-Chechen Friendship Society in Nizhny Novgorod
 November 15th 2005 IHF
 
 HUMAN RIGHTS > REPORTS
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IN ENGLISH Chechnya's Strasbourg "anniversary"
 April 25th 2009 Prague Watchdog / Kirill Koroteyev · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
The arithmetic is simple: the 100 rulings by the Strasbourg Court are equal to 100 indisputably good deeds.
IN ENGLISH Why are the counter-terrorist operations not being called off?
 April 9th 2009 Prague Watchdog / Ruslan Nasipov · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
Russia’s leadership is afraid of being held accountable for the atrocities it has committed. It knows only too well what it has done in Chechnya, and will therefore attempt to maintain the status quo for some time yet to come.
IN ENGLISH Muddled heads
 January 24th 2009 Prague Watchdog / Ruslan Nasipov · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
The young folk waved the flags of the two major Russian political parties vigorously from side to side, creating the surreal mixture of truth and the most cynical lies that has become the characteristic mark of the present day.
IN ENGLISH The heirs of Budanov
 January 16th 2009 Prague Watchdog / Andrei Babitsky · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
Kadyrov and his gang of many thousands are the Russian colonel’s talented and successful heirs, who have multiplied his glorious deeds many times.
IN ENGLISH The Yuri Budanov case
 January 8th 2009 Prague Watchdog / Usam Baysayev · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
The authorities, including the military, have successfully protected any murderer and rapist if he murdered and raped when murder and rape were permitted.
IN ENGLISH Chechnya-related judgements at Strasbourg during 2008: A “Chronicle of Current Events”
 January 3rd 2009 Prague Watchdog / Kirill Koroteyev · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
Although most of the decisions involved human rights violations committed during the “counterterrorist operation” in Chechnya, the degree of importance attached to them by the Russian authorities and by society at large is becoming markedly reduced.
IN ENGLISH Between the devil and the deep blue sea: civilians at war (weekly review)
 December 8th 2008 Prague Watchdog / Dzhambulat Are · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
The principle of collective responsibility has long been applied in Chechnya both by the federal and by the local power structures. Pressure on relatives is a method that has been used in one form or another for many years.
IN ENGLISH Commissioner for Kadyrov's rights (weekly review)
 December 1st 2008 Prague Watchdog / Dzhambulat Are · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
The Chechen ombudsman's obligations include the rather complex one of tackling those law enforcement bodies which are subordinate to the federal authorities, and whose activities President Kadyrov for one reason or another finds uncongenial.
IN ENGLISH What happened in Muzhichi?
 July 10th 2008 Prague Watchdog / Tamerlan Akiyev · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
It is extremely unusual in Ingushetia for guerrilla detachments to enter towns and villages. While it frequently happens in neighbouring Chechnya, the Ingush underground resistance employs different tactics.
IN ENGLISH What are they looking for in Gimry?
 February 27th 2008 Prague Watchdog / Saida Kantysheva · ALSO AVAILABLE IN: RUSSIAN 
The whole "counter-terrorist operation" in the Dagestan mountain village of Gimry, which began on December 15, is surrounded by numerous rumours.
 
 HUMAN RIGHTS > SUMMARY REPORTS
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IN ENGLISH Human Rights Materials - July 2002
 August 10th 2003 Prague Watchdog
Main documents and reports on violations of human rights in Chechnya published in the month of July 2002.
IN ENGLISH Human Rights Materials - June 2002
 July 5th 2002 Prague Watchdog
Main documents and reports on violations of human rights in Chechnya published in the month of June 2002.
IN ENGLISH Human Rights Materials - May 2002
 June 9th 2002 Prague Watchdog
Main documents and reports on violations of human rights in Chechnya published in the month of May 2002.
IN ENGLISH Human Rights Materials - April 2002
 May 9th 2002 Prague Watchdog
Main documents and reports on violations of human rights in Chechnya published in the month of April 2002.
IN ENGLISH Human Rights Materials - March 2002
 April 14th 2002 Prague Watchdog
Main documents and reports on violations of human rights in Chechnya published in the month of March 2002.
IN ENGLISH Human Rights Materials - February 2002
 March 12th 2002 Prague Watchdog
Main documents and reports on violations of human rights in Chechnya published in the month of February 2002.
IN ENGLISH Human Rights Materials - January 2002
 February 9th 2002 Prague Watchdog
Main documents and reports on violations of human rights in Chechnya published in the month of January 2002.
IN ENGLISH Human Rights Materials - December 2001
 January 7th 2002 Prague Watchdog
Main documents and reports on violations of human rights in Chechnya published in the month of December 2001.
IN ENGLISH Human Rights Materials - November 2001
 December 6th 2001 Prague Watchdog
Main documents and reports on violations of human rights in Chechnya published in the month of November.
IN ENGLISH Human Rights Materials - October 2001
 November 8th 2001 Prague Watchdog
Main documents and reports on violations of human rights in Chechnya published in the month of October.
 
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