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Russian Rights Lawyer Reports ‘Abduction’ Of 21 Relatives In Chechnya (RFE RL)

A lawyer at the North Caucasus branch of the Russian human rights organization Committee Against Torture says 21 of his relatives have been “abducted” in Chechnya.

Over the past few days, a total of six opposition activists, who have been critical of the Chechen authorities, and human rights defenders have reported the detention or disappearance of dozens of relatives.

Russian Rights Lawyer Reports ‘Abduction’ Of 21 Relatives In Chechnya (rferl.org)