Seminar: Chechnya in the shadow of the Russian presidential election

Stanislav DmitrievskyThe North Caucasus has remained the most troubled region in Russia in regard to human rights. Thousands of war crimes have been committed in connection to the Chechnyan war and the perpetrators have not been hold responsible. Stanislav Dmitrievsky, chair of the Russian-Chechnya Friendship Association, and writer of the report “International tribunal for Chechnya” which describes the violations in Chechnya in terms of violations of international laws.

Can international law be applied in the same way in Chechnya as in the conflicts in Rwanda and former Yugoslavia?

Listen to Stanislav Dmitrievsky and Robert Hårdh, Executive Director of Civil Rights Defenders, speak about the possibilities to identify and bring war criminals to the court. What implications will Putin’s presumed return as president have on this work?

The discussion will be moderated by Martin Uggla, chair of Östgruppen. The seminar is arranged by Civil Rights Defenders and Östgruppen.

Date: March 1
Time: 10.00-12.00
Location: ABF-Huset (Palmesalen), Sveavägen 41

Note that you register at anmalan@ostgruppen.se before February 28

Categories: Events and Uncategorized.
Tags: Chechnya, Robert Hårdh, and Stanislav Dmitrievsky.
Regions: The North Caucasus.