Around 30 masked and heavily armed law enforcement officers raided the offices of Daghestani newspaper Chernovik on Wednesday morning, as part of a criminal case against journalist Abdulmumin Gadzhiyev.
Daghestan’s Ministry of Justice has denied a permit to supporters of detained journalist Abdulmumin Gadzhiyev to hold a protest in his support. The owner of Chernovik, the newspaper at which he worked, told OC Media that this was the 64th time the authorities had turned down their request. [Read more…]
An editor and journalist from Chernovik, an independent newspaper in the Russian republic of Daghestan, has been arrested on suspicion of financing terrorism and participating in a terrorist organisation. [Read more…]
A court in the Russian Republic of Daghestan has convicted a suspect in the murder of Khadzhimurad Kamalov, the founder of Daghestani newspaper Chernovik, for possession of ammunition and drugs. Magomed Khazamov, the former head of the village of Bogatyryovka, insists the weapons and drugs were planted on him to force him to confess to the murder or to implicate others.