Kabardino-Balkaria

July 17, 2024 18:12

  • Activist Olga Begretova challenges court’s decision in her lawsuit against FSB

    In Nalchik, a court which recognized the FSB’s refusal to provide the collected data as legal, did not take into account the facts proving that the check at the airport in Mineralnye Vody was carried out on behalf of the FSB. The above has been claimed by activist Olga Begretova in her appeal, the “Memorial” Centre for Human Rights Defence (CHRD)* reports.

July 16, 2024 22:26

July 14, 2024 23:16

  • Network users support North-Caucasian Muftis' protest against ban on wearing niqabs

    The Muslims' Coordination Centre of Northern Caucasus (MCCNC) has asked the Russian President not to pass a bill banning religious clothing. The Muftis of Northern Caucasus have stated that this ban violates believers' rights. Commentators in social networks have supported the Muftis' appeal, noting that this initiative has already split the society.

July 12, 2024 21:52

  • Analysts comment on Kadyrov’s dispute with ICRF’s chair Bastrykin

    Statements voiced by Alexander Bastrykin regarding the migration policy and the religious overtones of the terror acts in Dagestan caused astonishment among Muslims, political analyst Ali Magamadov notes. A dispute between Ramzan Kadyrov and Alexander Bastrykin highlighted the claims of the leader of Chechnya to be the defender of all Muslims, a former teacher from Grozny believes.

July 11, 2024 22:48

  • Arrest of KBR blogger accused of slandering officials extended

    A court in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) has refused to transfer Kazbek Shkhagoshev to house arrest. Earlier, Kazbek claimed in court that he was tortured into self-incrimination within a case of attempting to sell narcotic drugs and slandering local officials.

July 09, 2024 23:58

  • North-Ossetian Muftiate supports banning niqabs

    The Spiritual Administration of Muslims (SAM or Muftiate) of North Ossetia recommends that believers refuse to wear niqabs, the republic’s Deputy Mufti has stated, noting that a complete ban on niqabs would be contrary to the Russian laws.

July 09, 2024 23:54

July 09, 2024 23:09

  • Activist attacked in Kabardino-Balkaria, sources report

    Zurab Khatsukov, an activist of the initiative group standing against the construction of a waste sorting complex near the village of Urvan, was attacked. As a result, the activist was brought to a traumatology ward in a hospital and diagnosed with a brain concussion.

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