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Letters of Concern from the Russian Research Center for Human Rights - 2009

Activist from Ingushetia killed in ambush

ARTICLE 19 is shocked at the killing of Maksharip Aushev, a well-known activist from Ingushetia. Aushev was killed on 25 October in Kabardino-Balkaria, a neighbouring republic of Ingushetia, when his car came under fire from another passing vehicle. Aushev's cousin, who was travelling with him, was badly injured in the attack. 26 Oct 2009 »

Condemning the murder of Natalia Estemirova

The South Caucasus Network of Human Rights Defenders strongly condemns the murder of the prominent human rights defender Natalia Estemirova. On the international day of justice, July 17, we call upon the Russian authorities to conduct an immediate, thorough and impartial investigation of this case and previous murders of human rights defenders in the country. We also call upon the Russian authorities to further ensure a safe and enabling environment for human rights defenders in their country. 17 Jul 2009 »

Call for immediate investigation of the murder of Natalia Estemirova

Members of the Human Rights House Network call on the Chechen and Russian authorities to investigate the murder of human rights defender Natalia Estemirova. 16 Jul 2009 »

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