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Arrested Daghestani exorcist claims he was ‘kidnapped and tortured’

Ibragim Ibalayev is a well-known exorcist in Daghestan with a large Instagram following.

Arrested Daghestani exorcist claims he was ‘kidnapped and tortured’

Ibragim Ibalayev is a well-known exorcist in Daghestan with a large Instagram following.

Chechen government critic sodomises self with bottle in apology video

The video was of a man claiming to be the administrator of a Telegram channel that posts about human rights abuses.

Chechen government critic sodomises self with bottle in apology video

The video was of a man claiming to be the administrator of a Telegram channel that posts about human rights abuses.

Photos of alleged torture by police published in Azerbaijan 

Journalists claimed the photos were taken in a police station in Baku. 

Photos of alleged torture by police published in Azerbaijan 

Journalists claimed the photos were taken in a police station in Baku. 

Detained opposition activists ‘tortured’ in Azerbaijan

The opposition Popular Front Party say two of their members have been tortured while in detention.

Detained opposition activists ‘tortured’ in Azerbaijan

The opposition Popular Front Party say two of their members have been tortured while in detention.

Azerbaijani students ‘beaten’ after complaining about quarantine conditions

A group of students who were evacuated from Turkey to Nakhchivan have complained of being held in dire conditions.

Azerbaijani students ‘beaten’ after complaining about quarantine conditions

A group of students who were evacuated from Turkey to Nakhchivan have complained of being held in dire conditions.

Kabardino-Balkaria man sentenced to 11 years in prison for ‘aiding to the Islamic State’

Kasheshov’s lawyers and rights group Memorial have argued that the proceedings have been marred by irregularities and allegations of toruture.

Kabardino-Balkaria man sentenced to 11 years in prison for ‘aiding to the Islamic State’

Kasheshov’s lawyers and rights group Memorial have argued that the proceedings have been marred by irregularities and allegations of toruture.

Daghestani Interior Ministry publishes video testimony of 14-year-old rape victim

The release came as the authorities faced questions over allegations the police tortured one of the suspects and the victim’s parents.

Daghestani Interior Ministry publishes video testimony of 14-year-old rape victim

The release came as the authorities faced questions over allegations the police tortured one of the suspects and the victim’s parents.

Acquitted Daghestani police chief awarded compensation and public apology

Askhabali Zairbekov had accused investigators of obtaining testimony against him through torture.

Acquitted Daghestani police chief awarded compensation and public apology

Askhabali Zairbekov had accused investigators of obtaining testimony against him through torture.

Detentions as a tool of political pressure ‘on the rise’ in Azerbaijan

Through 2011–2018, the number of administrative arrests in Azerbaijan has doubled, the report of the Institute for Democratic Initiatives says.

Detentions as a tool of political pressure ‘on the rise’ in Azerbaijan

Through 2011–2018, the number of administrative arrests in Azerbaijan has doubled, the report of the Institute for Democratic Initiatives says.

A Chechen refugee Poland wants to give up to Russia

Execution, murder, abduction, rape, torture, intimidation — this is the possible fate of a Chechen refugee who still faces deportation.

A Chechen refugee Poland wants to give up to Russia

By Małgorzata Łojkowska

Execution, murder, abduction, rape, torture, intimidation — this is the possible fate of a Chechen refugee who still faces deportation.

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