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War Has Caused Growth of Cancer Rates in Chechnya
Wed, 9/05/12 – 15:14 | No Comment
War Has Caused Growth of Cancer Rates in Chechnya

BBC’s Russian service has published a special report on the rising cancer cases in the Russian occupied Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.

Chechen Ethics: Konakhallah
Mon, 7/05/12 – 23:40 | One Comment
Chechen Ethics: Konakhallah

Chechen ethics has three levels:
1) Adamalla (humanity) – the system of universal human norms;
2) Nokhchalla (this word literally means “Chechen-ness”) – the system of particular Chechen norms;
3) Konakhalla (“konakh” means “noble man”, “konakhalla” is what …

Chechen Women in Mortal Fear as Kadyrov Backs Honor Killings
Mon, 30/04/12 – 11:55 | No Comment
Chechen Women in Mortal Fear as Kadyrov Backs Honor Killings

Chechnya’s [pro-Russian] government is openly approving of families that kill female relatives who violate their sense of honor, as this republic embraces a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam after decades of religious suppression under Soviet rule.

Estamirova v. Russia
Tue, 17/04/12 – 22:14 | No Comment
Estamirova v. Russia

The ECHR case of Estamirova v. Russia (applications no. 27365/07).

Seminar: “Human Rights Violations in Chechnya” (Video)
Tue, 17/04/12 – 11:29 | No Comment
Seminar: “Human Rights Violations in Chechnya” (Video)

A seminar which was organized by the Law of Society in England and Wales, the Amnesty International and the European Rights Advocacy Center, on human right violations in Russian occupied Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.

Chechen Ethics
Fri, 6/04/12 – 18:16 | 2 Comments
Chechen Ethics

The Chechen ethical system arranges moral values in three levels, each of them determined by various aspects of the personality.

The Hunter and The Nart
Fri, 6/04/12 – 16:11 | No Comment
The Hunter and The Nart

A long time ago, there once lived a husband with his wife. Every morning the husband put his wife up against the door, put an egg on her head and shot it with his rifle. …

Akhmadova v. Russia
Tue, 3/04/12 – 16:40 | No Comment
Akhmadova v. Russia

The ECHR case of Akhmadova v. Russia (applications no. 25548/07).

Inderbiyeva v. Russia
Tue, 27/03/12 – 22:53 | No Comment
Inderbiyeva v. Russia

The ECHR case of Inderbiyeva v. Russia (applications no. 56765/08).

Kadirova and Others v. Russia
Tue, 27/03/12 – 22:48 | No Comment
Kadirova and Others v. Russia

The ECHR case of Kadirova and Others v. Russia (applications no. 5432/07).

Together in the Field
Wed, 14/03/12 – 19:03 | One Comment
Together in the Field

My family and I stayed in the village of Pervomayskoye outside Grozny through the winter and spring of 1996. I took part in the resistance along with some friends, planting remote-controlled mines along roads used …

Khamzatov and Others v. Russia
Fri, 2/03/12 – 23:35 | No Comment
Khamzatov and Others v. Russia

The ECHR case of Khamzatov and Others v. Russia (applications no. 31682/07).

Edilova v. Russia
Fri, 2/03/12 – 23:27 | No Comment
Edilova v. Russia

The ECHR case of Edilova v. Russia (applications no. 14662/07).

Torture Victim and Chechen Refugee: Musa
Sun, 26/02/12 – 21:35 | No Comment
Torture Victim and Chechen Refugee: Musa

Finland’s public broadcaster, YLE shared Finnish director Mervi Junkkonen’s documentary film, “After Life – Four Stories of Torture“, which is an excruciating, maddening, and beautiful plea in defense of torture victims. One of the film’s …

The Massacre of Khaibakh-Aul! (Video)
Sun, 26/02/12 – 19:14 | No Comment
The Massacre of Khaibakh-Aul! (Video)

On February 11, 1943, the Politburo, the Communist Party’s ruling executive committee (Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union), discussed the idea of “liquidating” the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Republic …

February 23: Chechnya’s Holocaust
Thu, 23/02/12 – 0:02 | No Comment
February 23: Chechnya’s Holocaust

Even though many decades have passed, the Second World War is still an unanswered question for the Chechen people, and this historical burden inevitably impacts the continuing development of Chechen society today. Though the current …

Chechnya: School of Corruption
Thu, 26/01/12 – 17:08 | No Comment
Chechnya: School of Corruption

In his most recent televised address to the people, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said corruption in Chechnya was minimal. In reality, it is enough to spend a few days in the region to realise …

Myths and Legends of Contemporary Chechnya
Sat, 14/01/12 – 22:11 | 2 Comments
Myths and Legends of Contemporary Chechnya

In the age of the Russian Empire, people used to believe the tsar was good and the Boyars were the evil exploiters. In Stalin’s times, many believed the leader was good and wise and that …

Tashukhadzhiyev v. Russia
Tue, 25/10/11 – 18:03 | No Comment
Tashukhadzhiyev v. Russia

The ECHR case of Tashukhadzhiyev v. Russia (applications no. 33251/04).

Beksultanova v. Russia
Wed, 28/09/11 – 1:15 | No Comment
Beksultanova v. Russia

The ECHR case of Beksultanova v. Russia (applications no. 31564/07).

Monitoring Human Rights in Chechnya
Mon, 26/09/11 – 2:05 | No Comment
Monitoring Human Rights in Chechnya

They never go out alone, and when they are in their small apartment here in the capital of Chechnya, a flat screen on the wall displays a continuous feed from security cameras in the hall …

The International Legal Basis of the Independence of Chechnya
Sun, 28/08/11 – 13:35 | No Comment
The International Legal Basis of the Independence of Chechnya

This is a research which is entitled to an introductory international legal study of the genocide case of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria and its people.