Protect members of the Joint Mobile Group
In a letter sent to the Acting Minister of interior Vladimir Kolokoltsev and Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika, Civil Rights Defenders and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee express their deepest concern about the security situation of Igor Kalyapin, the chairman of the Interregional Committee Against Torture.
The organisations urge the Russian authorities to respect right to physical integrity of human rights defenders and do their utmost to protect the members of the Joint Mobile Group and other human rights defenders, and to ensure that any threats or attacks against human rights defenders in Russia are publicly condemned and investigated.
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Tags: Committee Against Torture and Igor Kalyapin.
Regions: The North Caucasus.