Court appoints new expert appraisal of book 'An International Tribunal for Chechnya'

posted 14 Feb 2013, 13:45 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 14 Feb 2013, 13:59 ]
11 February 2013

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On 7 and 8 February 2013 the Dzerzhinsk district court of Nizhny Novgorod region (under Judge Olga Khaydukova) continued its examination of an application by the Nizhny Novgorod public prosecutor to have the monograph An International Tribunal for Chechnya classified as extremist. During the court session on 7 February Professor Yury Dmitriev LLD, who had travelled from Moscow to take part in proceedings, was questioned as a specialist. On 8 February the court appointed a psycho-linguistic expert appraisal of the book under dispute. Memorial Human Rights Centre reports. [Read more]