Russia unwilling to investigate crimes

Four new rulings by the European Court of Human Rights confirm Russia’s reluctance to effectively investigate serious human rights violations in Chechnya. The cases have been brought before the court by Civil Rights Defenders together with Russian Justice Initiative.

On June 7 the European Court condemned Russia for having abducted and killed three Chechen men in 2000, 2002 and 2004. Today, on June 14, Russia was condemned for another case of disappearance in Chechnya in 2006.

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http://www.srji.org/en/news/2011/06/106/
http://www.srji.org/en/news/2011/06/105/

Categories: News.
Tags: European Court of Human Rights and Russian Justice Initiative.
Regions: Russia.