Russia’s Implementation of European Court of Human Rights Judgments on Chechnya.

21 11 2009

URL: http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2009/09/28/who-will-tell-me-what-happened-my-son-0. Source: Human Rights Watch.

This 38-page report examines Russia’s response to European Court judgments on cases from Chechnya. In almost all of the 115 rulings, the court concluded that Russia was responsible for extrajudicial executions, torture, and enforced disappearances, and that it had failed to investigate these crimes. In the 33 cases researched by Human Rights Watch, Russia has still not brought a single perpetrator to justice, even in cases in which those who participated in or commanded the operations that led to violations are named in the European Court judgments.

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