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Chechnya Human Rights

Remembering Natalia Estemirova, And Why Her Courage Lives On (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Tanya Lokshina | Posted 09.14.2012 | World
Tanya Lokshina

It is from Natasha that Imar-Ali Damaev and his relatives first heard about the European Court of Human Rights and how it could deliver justice when the national system failed. They opened the grave and laid the tiny bodies in front of her. Natasha did not cry when photographing them.


The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 12.10.2011 | Entertainment

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said he didn't want a fuss for his 35th birthday party but that didn't stop his friends from throwing a multimillion-dol...

Chechnya Says Couples Must Be HIV-Negative To Marry

Reuters | – | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GROZNY, Russia (Reuters) -- The spiritual leaders of Muslim Chechnya have ordered that all couples who plan to marry prove they are HIV-negative, spar...

Moscow's Shadow War - Playing Now in Poland

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

More than 200,000 Chechens have died on Moscow's orders. The photographic evidence of mutilation, torture, electric shocks and eye-gouging are impossible to ignore, but the West remains indifferent.

Human Rights and Globalization-Synergy or Competition?

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 06.29.2011 | World
Derek Henry Flood

Human rights are an essential and non-negotiable component of global progress. The increased highlighting of human rights violations is itself a byproduct of globalization.

Top Chechnya Rights Defender is Brutally Slain

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch has called on Russian authorities to investigate immediately the abduction and killing of Estemirova, and to bring all of those involved to justice.

Russian Ends Chechnya Counter-Terrorism Operation

RIA Novosti | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW, April 16 (RIA Novosti) - The counter-terrorism operation that was launched in Russia's volatile republic of Chechnya in 1999 finished at midni...