European Court issues first judgment finding law enforcement bodies in Kadyrov's Chechnya responsible for abduction

posted 24 Apr 2013, 07:57 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 24 Apr 2013, 07:57 ]
19 April 2013

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On 18 April 2013 the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) issued a ruling in the case of Askhabova v. Russia (54765/09). The applicant in the case, Tamara Askhabova, is from Shali in the Chechen Republic, where her son Abdul-Yazit was unlawfully detained by Chechen law enforcement officers in 2009 and then disappeared, reports Memorial Human Rights Centre. [Read more]