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On June 1 Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov Talked to Human Rights Defenders in Grozny

posted 5 Jun 2012, 10:22 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 5 Jun 2012, 10:23 ]
4 June 2012 

Memorial Human Rights Centre 

On June 1, 2012 a picket dedicated to the problem of enforced disappearances of people took place in the square of journalists, in the center of Grozny city of the Chechen Republic. The action was carried out by /Mother's anxiety/ organization. Lawyers of the Joint Mobile Group (JMG) of Russian human rights organizations, who have been working in the republic since 2009, - Dmitry Utukin, Sergey Babinets and Roemer Lemaitre were among the participants. Magomed Daudov, head of the Chechen President’s Office and Government, and Muslim Khuchiyev, Grozny Mayor, attended the event. Human rights defenders attracted their attention, and after a brief talk Khichiev invited JMG officers to the mayor's office for "acquaintance and more detailed talk". [Read more