Leyla Yunus, a rights defender arrested in Azerbaijan, complains that the pressure imposed on her by her cellmates has increased after the visit to the SIZO (pre-trial prison) of the delegation of the Ombudsman's Office.
In Ingushetia, a shootout occurred between law enforcers and militants. As a result, a policeman and one of the attackers were killed.
Ilgar Nasibov, a human rights defender beaten in Nakhichevan has been charged with inflicting bodily harm to Farid Askerov. The activist believes that the charge against him is politically motivated and that it is filed to "neutralize him".
The case against Marina Baisultanova, a resident of Grozny, accused of severe beating of her stepdaughter, after which the girl fell into a coma, is sent to the court. Marina Baisultanova also faces charges of beating the older sister of the victim.
The house of an entrepreneur, director of one of bus stations of Makhachkala, was attacked by unidentified shooters from a grenade launcher. The incident occurred in the evening on September 19.
Activists of the public movement "Volgograd Parents for Children's Rights" have sent an appeal to 48 deputies of the Volgograd City Duma, claiming the catastrophic situation in kindergartens.
Radjab Mustafaev, who was killed in the village of Semender on September 2, was not a member of an illegal armed formation (IAF). However, investigators refuse to give out his body for burial, the mother of the deceased man states.
Said Amirov's advocates to complain to ECtHR
Russian MoD intends to recruit 500 soldiers from Chechnya
Untsukul residents complain about power agents' decision to close Gimry Tunnel
Sochi public stands against removal of protected status from 28 monuments of nature
BBC treats attack on journalists in Astrakhan as pre-planned action
Baku: rights defenders urge Brasseur to force Azerbaijani authorities to improve human rights situation
In Nakhichevan, rights defender Ilgar Nasibov placed under police supervision
Markelov's killer refuses from his last plea at trial on creating extremist community
Grozny celebrates Day of Chechen Woman under enhanced security measures
Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of September 15-21
Residents of Gimry and Vremenny report inspections and searches
Two persons killed in shootout in Ingushetia
Leyla Yunus complains about increased pressure
KBR: law enforcers promise to investigate use of violence against detainees
In Yerevan, annual festival "Literary Ark-2014" gathers writers from 11 countries
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