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One of the first Chechens to join the nascent Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was Umar Shishani, who pledged allegiance to the group in early 2013. Umar's successful military exploits, notably his group's role in the August 2013 capture of the Menagh military airbase, helped build his reputation as an ...
Chechnya's unpredictable and feared leader Ramzan Kadyrov, who is unconditionally backed by Putin, has derided human rights groups and warned that human rights NGOs will not be able to pursue their activities in his region, days after the arrest of a local activist and an arson attack against a human ...

In one video, according to translations, she is heard saying “Do not you think that all the Chechens are afraid of you?” YouTube. The identity of the woman is not known, but her YouTube name is 'Anti Kadyrov' and she has posted a string of videos challenging Kadyrov online. According to Kavkaz.
Authorities would then tell the families of the men that they were detained because of their sexual orientation, which would set off additional attacks and, in some cases, honor killings. The violence that chased Eskarkhanov out of Russia also followed him to Germany, where Chechens, upon learning that he ...
For example, in mid-December, the Chechens tried to divert the proceeds of the three markets to their boss, ignoring the fact the facilities are reserved for Guli's clan. Without waiting for an explanation from Aziz, Guli called him. Sources report it was a pretty screwy conversation. The Chechen made it clear ...
The Netherlands is one of a handful of countries in Europe offering protection to gay Chechens. I meet Abdul Kadr outside the Amsterdam train station. He's with Artur, another Chechen who has also chosen a new name out of fear for his safety. Artur says the Chechen secret police force gay men into outing ...

A kickboxer Zabit Samedov is called the true manifestation of the international essence. Azerbaijanis, Belarusians, Chechens and all Russians are proud of him. Samedov was born on June 21, 1984 in the Georgian village of Jandari, near the border with Azerbaijan. When the boy was ten years old, his ...
The first Chechen man to come out as gay has said that he was forced to issue an apology to the leader and people of Chechnya last month after ... Human Right Watch reported last year that several Chechens who went against the authorities were later forced to publicly apologize to local leadership.
Gay who left Russia for Germany tells he is forced to apologize to Chechens. Gay who left Russia for Germany tells he is forced to apologize to Chechens Movsar Eskerkhanov Photo: Facebook ...
Washington — On Wednesday, the US treasury department imposed new sanctions on five Russians and Chechens, including the head of the Russian Republic of Chechnya, for alleged human rights abuses. The new sanctions blacklisted Ramzan Kadyrov, the Chechen leader and a close ally of Russian ...
Six months after the mass brawl involving shooting between Chechens and employees of Rosgvardiya, mass ousters of the siloviki began. To promptly resolve the issue of dismissals, even the Head of Rosgvardiya in the Urals Federal District, Lieutenant-General Igor Golloev, came to Nizhnevartovsk.
To be sure, the Vostok in the Donbas had Chechens in it for a time, but it was not clear if they had ties to Kadyrov. Their presence was confirmed in various sightings by journalists and also reports of their deaths on the battlefield. Eventually, Kadyrov ordered all Chechen volunteers to return home, tacitly ...
A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced two of the perpetrators behind the deadly 1995 terrorist attack in Budyonnovsk that left more than 120 people dead and some 500 injured. Led by Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev, around 200 heavily armed Chechen militants stormed the southern Russian town ...
Two Chechen men have been sentenced to prison over a deadly hostage-taking attack in the southern Russian city of Budyonnovsk in 1995, a turning point in the first of two post-Soviet separatist wars in nearby Chechnya. The North Caucasus Regional Military Court in the city of Rostov-on-Don found ...
Before the Syrian conflict, there was little talk outside of the former Soviet Union about the fighting prowess of Chechens. But with the advent of the Islamic State (ISIS), Chechens, or shishani in Arabic, have developed an international reputation as some of the toughest fighters in the world. The rise of one, ...
“The Chechens concluded: why go to these people for help if they can't protect themselves? How will they help us?”, Kalyapin said bitterly. Memorial's Orlov added: “It's a type of state-led terror when the authorities frighten people to such an extent that they are afraid to protect their rights in any way.”.
Some speak only Chechen and may not even be from Russia, since many Chechens live in diaspora around the world. Many don't know their parents' names or know only the aliases they used during the fighting. Unidentifiable, the children remain in orphanages in Iraq and Syria, one legacy of what the ...

International actors have been positioning themselves to exploit new realities in Syria and solidify their involvement in rebuilding the country. Among the usual cast of world players, however, a new contender has emerged: Chechnya. While it may seem strange to discuss a Russian federal subject in the ...
Five defendants have been waiting for the beginning of a trial for 3 years in a temporary jail. Five defendants going under the same case cut their veins in Moscow City Court building. As lawyers of the defendants said, their clients were “driven to despair”: for two years they have been waiting for the end of ...
Five Chechen defendants standing trial in a 2-year hooliganism case have been reportedly hospitalized after slitting their wrists in court. One of the defendants' lawyers told the Interfax news agency on Friday that they have been in custody since 2015. “I'm sure their nerves just snapped, this happened out ...
Televised apologies by Chechens who criticize the republic's leader Ramzan Kadyrov are a regular occurrence in the Muslim-majority North ...
Earlier this year he was involved in the Toronto-based group's successful effort to bring to safety more than 30 Chechens, amid reports of mass ...
In response to this news, the Canadian government granted asylum to 31 LGBTI Chechens. On the other hand, the U.S. government denied 40 ...
On September 4, 2017, Chechnya's leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, held a rally in Grozny that mobilized tens of thousands of Chechens against ...
Before that was the Boston bombing, by Muslim Chechens from Central Asia. Last year, a Somali refugee shouting “Allahu Akbar” stabbed 10 ...
Investigate the possible intervention of Russia in the U.S. presidential election and charges by the advisors to the President Donald trump is a ...
Chechens fighting in Ukraine - on both sides ... Osmayev and Okuyeva, as the highest-profile Chechens backing Ukraine after Munayev's death ...
The situation remains perilous for LGBT Chechens nearly six months after an LGBT-crackdown began. (Photo by Alexxx1979; courtesy ...
Tatyana Moskalkova, the human rights Ombudswoman under the President of the Russian Federation, requested the Investigative Committee ...
... Trump Tower (UN), demanding the U.S. government provide humanitarian visas for all queer Chechens who're being rounded up, abducted, ...
A High level Somaliland delegation led by the Minister of State for Finance Hon Ahmed Hashi Abdi and other government officials are currently ...
Operatives from a Russian organization that secretly sheltered gay Chechen men fleeing persecution are visiting Ontario to check in on those ...
I was attacked by two Chechens who came to look for me. After that I escaped to Western Europe in 2016.” Even then, the threats continued.
A 21-year-old Serbian citizen has been stabbed to death in Vienna, Austria, in a fight that broke out in the night between Saturday and Sunday.
Lost amidst the alleged presidential scandals, tweets, and attempted reforms on our own turf, it might be assumed that queer Chechens have ...
The ombudsman said there were 31 people on the list of Chechens who had been shot. However, Novaya Gazeta's list featured only 27 people ...
Chechens Find, Threaten Gay Refugee in Canada. Chechnya. A disturbing report has raised concerns over the safety of the men who fled ...
Before the Syrian conflict, there was little talk outside of the former Soviet Union about the fighting prowess of Chechens. But with the advent of ...
The ongoing crackdown, which has reportedly spread to include lesbian and transgender Chechens, has sparked outrage around the world. The Kremlin has claimed it has launched an investigation into the allegations, even though Russian President Vladimir Putin has sought to downplay or even dismiss ...
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen foreigners, including women info-icon and children, have been detained with weapons in central Logar province, an official said on Thursday. Eleven citizens of Uzbekistan and Chechnya were arrested by security personnel in the Koza Chotri area of Azra district on ...
Chechen law enforcers cover up for the relatives of disappeared Chechens, Russia's Ombudswoman Tatyana Moskalkova said at the ...
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatyana Moskalkova said that she would request information on residents of ...
The men presented to Russia's human rights ombudswoman as evidence that two missing Chechens are alive are their brothers, the human ...
A 21-year-old Serbian citizen has been stabbed to death in Vienna, Austria, in a fight that broke out in the night between Saturday and Sunday.
He urged European authorities to offer the Chechens security and help ... But he warned that the Chechens have now resumed detentions.
Lost amidst the alleged presidential scandals, tweets, and attempted reforms on our own turf, it might be assumed that queer Chechens have ...
The ombudsman said there were 31 people on the list of Chechens who had been shot. However, Novaya Gazeta's list featured only 27 people ...
Chechens Find, Threaten Gay Refugee in Canada. Chechnya. A disturbing report has raised concerns over the safety of the men who fled ...
Canadian advocacy group Rainbow Railroad said the Chechens, who were fleeing a violent crackdown against them in the Russian republic, ...
Before the Syrian conflict, there was little talk outside of the former Soviet Union about the fighting prowess of Chechens. But with the advent of ...


 

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