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Prison riot in Vladikavkaz over alleged torture

The riot erupted against the backdrop of a scandal about alleged torture and sexual abuse of inmates in Russian prisons.

Prison riot in Vladikavkaz over alleged torture

The riot erupted against the backdrop of a scandal about alleged torture and sexual abuse of inmates in Russian prisons.

Activists detained in Azerbaijan outside New Azerbaijan HQ

As they were being detained, the activists shouted ‘long live the republic!’

Activists detained in Azerbaijan outside New Azerbaijan HQ

As they were being detained, the activists shouted ‘long live the republic!’

Armenia takes Azerbaijan to the International Court of Justice

Armenia’s application includes complaints of alleged ethnic discrimination against Armenians going back decades. 

Armenia takes Azerbaijan to the International Court of Justice

Armenia’s application includes complaints of alleged ethnic discrimination against Armenians going back decades. 

#Kadyrovshaitan — Kadyrov’s public humiliation of children 

When a 15-year-old boy in Russia called Ramzan Kadyrov a shaitan, an Islamic term for a demon, it was not long before he was forced to apologise.

#Kadyrovshaitan — Kadyrov’s public humiliation of children 

By OC Media

When a 15-year-old boy in Russia called Ramzan Kadyrov a shaitan, an Islamic term for a demon, it was not long before he was forced to apologise.

ECHR finds Russia responsible for disappearance and death of Chechen man

Aslanbek Saidakhmadov was abducted by police on 3 August 2009. His fate remains unknown. 

ECHR finds Russia responsible for disappearance and death of Chechen man

Aslanbek Saidakhmadov was abducted by police on 3 August 2009. His fate remains unknown. 

Troubled Ninotsminda orphanage to be converted into daycare centre

The Public Defender is scheduled to visit the church-run orphanage next week.

Troubled Ninotsminda orphanage to be converted into daycare centre

The Public Defender is scheduled to visit the church-run orphanage next week.

Talysh blogger ‘illegally moved’ from pre-trial detention

Aslan Gurbanov is currently appealing his conviction for ‘inciting national hatred’ and carrying out anti-government propaganda.

Talysh blogger ‘illegally moved’ from pre-trial detention

Aslan Gurbanov is currently appealing his conviction for ‘inciting national hatred’ and carrying out anti-government propaganda.

Blogger accused of insulting fallen soldier attacked in Azerbaijan

Since making the joke one month ago, Fuad Rasulzadeh, a controversial blogger, has received threats, insults, and, most recently, a violent street beating. 

Blogger accused of insulting fallen soldier attacked in Azerbaijan

Since making the joke one month ago, Fuad Rasulzadeh, a controversial blogger, has received threats, insults, and, most recently, a violent street beating. 

Video sparks debate about sexual harassment in Azerbaijan

Video of the incident crossed the Atlantic and was featured on the American late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! 

Video sparks debate about sexual harassment in Azerbaijan

Video of the incident crossed the Atlantic and was featured on the American late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! 

Georgia toughens penalties for administrative offences

Rights watchdogs warn that the amendments could have a chilling effect on freedom of speech and the right to peaceful assembly. 

Georgia toughens penalties for administrative offences

Rights watchdogs warn that the amendments could have a chilling effect on freedom of speech and the right to peaceful assembly. 

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