Saida is a journalist at Daghestani newspaper Chernovik.
After Russia banned the organisation as an ‘extremist sect’ in 2017, four Jehovah’s Witnesses are now on trial in Daghestan.
The seizure of land by false municipal resolutions and illegal documents has become a streamlined corruption mechanism in Daghestan.
The state guarantees free drug provision, while patients complain about its absence and the lack of systematic providing of medical care.
Film screenings, an anime festival, and a rap concert were all cancelled after pressure from self-proclaimed defenders of Daghestani traditions.
Families of many slain Daghestani ‘militants’ say their loved ones were kidnapped by the authorities.