EURASIA LIFT

Human Rights Issues in Eurasia / Правовые Вопросы В Регионах Евразии

US Congress: Human Rights in the North Caucasus

Posted by Info on 14/05/2011

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission UNITED STATES CONGRESS – 15 April 2011
This hearing examined the international legal framework for counterterrorism and evaluate Russia’s compliance with that framework through its operations in the North Caucasus.
The hearing addressed whether the Russian government may be exacerbating the terrorist threat by failing to protect human rights, notably the prohibition against torture and the rights to liberty and security of person, and how such actions may contribute to radicalizing insurgent groups.
The hearing also reviewed how Islamic radicalization impinges on freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and women’s rights.
TESTIMONY by

Sacha Koulaeva – HERE
Miriam Lanskoy – HERE
Dokka Itslaev – HERE
Ali Israilov – HERE
Others – HERE

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