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Kabardino-Balkaria: Abducted Compelled to Sign Documents under Torture

posted 29 Mar 2012, 12:16 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 29 Mar 2012, 12:18 ]
29 March 2012 

Memorial Human Rights Centre 

On March 26th, 2012, Islam Askerbievich Kurmanov, resident of Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria, addressed to Human Rights Center «Memorial» from the investigative isolation ward where he is detained. He informed that on March 17th he went to university for a repeating an examination. At 10:15 am, he got off a minibus at the building of physico-mathematical faculty. When Islam started to go, he was knocked on the head from behind. When turning back, he saw two people with guns and in masks. They put Kurmanov into a silvery-colored car VAZ-2115, the man who was at a wheel wore a mask too. [Read more