The former head of the administration of the president of the Russian republic of Ingushetia and an ex-minister of construction of the republic are being prosecuted on charges of corruption. [Read more…]
Officials at a detention centre in the Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria have denied access to lawyers to three activists detained after March protests in Magas. The activists from the neighbouring republic of Ingushetia were fighting against a land deal between Ingushetia and Chechnya. [Read more…]
An online protest is demanding the release of Zarifa Sautiyeva, an activist against Ingushetia’s controversial land deal with Chechnya. Thousands of people from all over Russia have uploaded videos calling for her release. [Read more…]
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered the Russian government to pay over €1.9 million ($2.1 million) in compensation to the families of people who disappeared in Chechnya and Ingushetia in the early 2000s. [Read more…]
Russian liberal opposition party Yabloko has announced they will boycott upcoming local elections in Ingushetia in response a crackdown on dissent following last year’s Chechen-Ingush land deal. [Read more…]
Growing up in Ingushetia, Zarina (not her real name), struggled with traditions that she felt restricted her. After fights with her family, a brief marriage, and a religious awakening, Zarina says she has now finally accepted herself for who she is. [Read more…]
Ingush activist Bagaudin Myakiyev has been beaten up in a detention centre in Nalchik, the capital of the Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, his lawyer says.
The Russian communications regulator, Roskomnadzor, has blocked Ingush news site Fortanga. The move came as one of the site’s journalists and an activist against Ingushetia’s land swap with Chechnya were remanded into two months of pre-trial detention.
An activist against Ingushetia’s controversial land deal with Chechnya and a local journalist have been detained. According to his lawyer, journalist Rashid Maysigov, who is accused of drug possession and treason, is being tortured by the authorities.