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Chechen ‘torture victim’ deported from France to Russia and immidiately arrested

Magomed Gadaev was immediately detained on his arrival at the request of the Chechen authorities.

Chechen ‘torture victim’ deported from France to Russia and immidiately arrested

Magomed Gadaev was immediately detained on his arrival at the request of the Chechen authorities.

Asylum seeker deported from Germany ‘disappeared’ in Chechnya

On the second day after the deportation, Russian security officials in Chechnya kidnapped a man. He is being held at the base of the security unit.

Asylum seeker deported from Germany ‘disappeared’ in Chechnya

On the second day after the deportation, Russian security officials in Chechnya kidnapped a man. He is being held at the base of the security unit.

Former Chechen security official tells story of extrajudicial executions

A former employee of the Chechen Interior Ministry and an alleged witness to extrajudicial executions told his story to Novaya Gazeta. 

Former Chechen security official tells story of extrajudicial executions

A former employee of the Chechen Interior Ministry and an alleged witness to extrajudicial executions told his story to Novaya Gazeta. 

Alleged plot against Chechen dissident’s brother uncovered in Germany

The brother of the target of the alleged assassination plot identified Ramzan Kadyrov’s cousin as the plot's mastermind. 

Alleged plot against Chechen dissident’s brother uncovered in Germany

The brother of the target of the alleged assassination plot identified Ramzan Kadyrov’s cousin as the plot's mastermind. 

The deported Chechens of Daghestan still unable to return to their homes

Afrer 77 years, Chechen returnees from a small corner of Daghestan still dream of returning to their homes.

The deported Chechens of Daghestan still unable to return to their homes

By Zhalavdi Geriyev

Afrer 77 years, Chechen returnees from a small corner of Daghestan still dream of returning to their homes.

Chechen man ‘abducted and held in basement’ for past six months

Local residents say 35-year-old Usman Mitayev was abducted by police in October.

Chechen man ‘abducted and held in basement’ for past six months

Local residents say 35-year-old Usman Mitayev was abducted by police in October.

Novaya Gazeta: Russian police forced abductees to swear allegiance to ISIS before killing them

Novaya Gazeta has found proof of the illegal detention of at least 27 Chechen men who were killed by Russian security forces in January 2017. 

Novaya Gazeta: Russian police forced abductees to swear allegiance to ISIS before killing them

Novaya Gazeta has found proof of the illegal detention of at least 27 Chechen men who were killed by Russian security forces in January 2017. 

‘The officer swore he would rape his sister’ — EHCR awards $1 million over North Caucasus tortures

The court heard harrowing testimony of torture by Russian security forces, including strangulation, electrocution, sexual violence, and rape threats.

‘The officer swore he would rape his sister’ — EHCR awards $1 million over North Caucasus tortures

The court heard harrowing testimony of torture by Russian security forces, including strangulation, electrocution, sexual violence, and rape threats.

Russian police ‘abduct gay Chechen brothers’ from safehouse in central Russia

Activists suspect the brothers, aged 17 and 20, have already been handed over to Chechen special forces.

Russian police ‘abduct gay Chechen brothers’ from safehouse in central Russia

Activists suspect the brothers, aged 17 and 20, have already been handed over to Chechen special forces.

Chechen man hailed as unlikely hero of Russia’s Navalny protests

Footage of a 20-year-old Chechen student fighting off Moscow riot police has been widely shared on social media.

Chechen man hailed as unlikely hero of Russia’s Navalny protests

Footage of a 20-year-old Chechen student fighting off Moscow riot police has been widely shared on social media.

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