Larisa Alaverdyan, the head of the public organization "Against Legal Arbitrariness", and Marina Grigoryan, the organizer of the project "Ordinary Genocide", have started collecting written appeals to international organizations calling for an investigation into the cause of death of Armenian citizen Karen Petrosyan captured in Azerbaijan.
Tatiana Kryuchkina, an accountant of the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety (IRFS), has been questioned as a witness in the Investigating Department for Grave Crimes of the General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) of Azerbaijan in connection with the criminal case against a number of local and foreign NGOs.
In Azerbaijan, the court has started consideration on the merits of the criminal case against Emil Mamedov, the head of the NGO "Promoting Democracy". After the pronouncement of the indictment, the defendant has delivered speech, in which he denied the charges.
The defence of Murad Shuaibov, a defendant in the case on the murder of journalist Abdulmalik Akhmedilov, has filed an appeal to the Chairman of the Supreme Court of Dagestan against the dismissal of the motion to return the criminal case to the Prosecutor's Office.
Rustam Yunusov, an advocate of Ilmudin Gasanov kidnapped in Dagestan has stated that investigators fail to act and that the case materials may be intentionally lost.
In Makhachkala, two men killed during the storm of an apartment conducted by law enforcers, have been identified as Asad Abdullaev and Magomed Yunusov, natives of Dagestan, the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) reports.
At the Monday night, a resident of the village of Ashilta was killed by unidentified armed men in masks, stated Magomednur Nazirbegov, the head of the village administration. According to him, another local man was injured in the attack.
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