Four Human Rights NGOs Address Open Letter to Acting President of Dagestan, Ramzan Abdulatipov

posted 25 Feb 2013, 02:05 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 25 Feb 2013, 02:06 ]
20 February 2013 

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On February 18 Aleksandr Cherkasov, chair of the Board of the Memorial Human Rights Centre, Ludmila Alekseeva, chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Svetlana Gannushkina, chair of the Civic Assistance Committee, and Lev Ponomarev, executive director of the All-Russia Movement For Human Rights, addressed an open letter to acting President of the Republic of Dagestan, Ramazan Abdulatipov. In the letter, the human rights defenders direct Mr Abdulatipov's attention to the abduction and torture of an 18-year-old resident of the town of Derbent, Mr Alibek Mirzekhanov. Memorial Human Rights Center reported this case earlier (see in Russian: [Read more]