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Dagestan: Levashinskiy District Resident Disappeared in Unexplained Circumstances - Relatives Fear He Might Be Tortured By Federal Security Service

posted 18 Jun 2012, 16:17 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 18 Jun 2012, 16:18 ]
18 June 2012 

Memorial Human Rights Centre 

On June 13, 2012 Mustafa Ilyasov, a resident of Verkhnie Ubeki village of Levashinskiy District of the Republic of Dagestan, applied to Human Rights Center Memorial. He said that on June 11 at 9 a.m. his father Murad Mustafaevich Ilyasov, 47 years old, arrived in Makhachkala from Moscow (he came there from Egypt, where he studies at Al-Azkhar University). At about 11:30 a.m. Mustafa and his mother met with Murad in Semender village in Makhachkala. An hour later Murad saw his son and wife off to the bus station and planned to go to his elder brother to Kaspiysk, Dagestan. During the day relatives tried to call Murad, but his phone was switched off. [Read more