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Chechen man publishes video denying homosexuality following detention

Idris Arsamikov was reportedly detained at a Moscow airport last week.

Chechen man publishes video denying homosexuality following detention

Idris Arsamikov was reportedly detained at a Moscow airport last week.

Queer Chechen man reportedly detained at Moscow airport 

Human rights activists report that the man had emigrated to the Netherlands after being detained and tortured in Chechnya because of his sexuality.

Queer Chechen man reportedly detained at Moscow airport 

Human rights activists report that the man had emigrated to the Netherlands after being detained and tortured in Chechnya because of his sexuality.

What can the Caucasus expect in 2023? Our readers and staff give their takes

At the beginning of the year, we asked both our staff and readers to give their predictions of what might happen in 2023.

What can the Caucasus expect in 2023? Our readers and staff give their takes

By OC Media

At the beginning of the year, we asked both our staff and readers to give their predictions of what might happen in 2023.

Sweden-based Chechen dissident Tumso Abdurakhmanov reportedly murdered

The Swedish police said they were aware of the reports but declined to comment at this time.

Sweden-based Chechen dissident Tumso Abdurakhmanov reportedly murdered

The Swedish police said they were aware of the reports but declined to comment at this time.

Daghestan’s Chernovik newspaper ‘faces closure’ over pressure from the authorities

Chernovik’s deputy editor-in-chief told OC Media that pressure on printing houses and advertisers posed an existential threat to the paper.

Daghestan’s Chernovik newspaper ‘faces closure’ over pressure from the authorities

Chernovik’s deputy editor-in-chief told OC Media that pressure on printing houses and advertisers posed an existential threat to the paper.

Four Daghestani women flee to Georgia citing domestic abuse

The women were held up by Russian border guards for almost a day before being let into Georgia.

Four Daghestani women flee to Georgia citing domestic abuse

The women were held up by Russian border guards for almost a day before being let into Georgia.

Podcast | North Caucasians face discrimination at the Georgian border and femicide in Georgia

OC Media's staff discuss the discrimination faced by North Caucasians at the Georgian border and what Georgia should be doing to curb violence against women.

Podcast | North Caucasians face discrimination at the Georgian border and femicide in Georgia

OC Media's staff discuss the discrimination faced by North Caucasians at the Georgian border and what Georgia should be doing to curb violence against women.

Two police officers jailed for beating woman and falsifying evidence in Daghestan

Shamil Aliyev and Ramazan Saipulaev were sentenced to 3.5 years in prison.

Two police officers jailed for beating woman and falsifying evidence in Daghestan

Shamil Aliyev and Ramazan Saipulaev were sentenced to 3.5 years in prison.

Violence and arrests as anti-war protests hit Russia’s North Caucasus 

 At least 100 people have been arrested in unprecedented protests in Kabardino-Balkaria and Daghestan. 

Violence and arrests as anti-war protests hit Russia’s North Caucasus 

 At least 100 people have been arrested in unprecedented protests in Kabardino-Balkaria and Daghestan. 

Is a new armed uprising on the horizon in Chechnya?

Opposition movements and grassroots activists have announced that they are preparing to revive the fight for Chechen independence

Is a new armed uprising on the horizon in Chechnya?

By Luiza Mchedlishvili

Opposition movements and grassroots activists have announced that they are preparing to revive the fight for Chechen independence

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