PRESS RELEASE: Briefing now available on-line: The Plight of Chechen Refugees in Georgia

 

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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PRESS RELEASE: Briefing now available on-line: The Plight of Chechen Refugees in Georgia

26 June 2003

Following the 1999 Russian army’s invasion of Chechnya (Republic of Chechnya of the Russian Federation), an estimated 4,000 Chechen refugees now fled to Georgia. Following Georgian government ‘anti-terror’ operations, IHRC expresses concerns over the treatment of Chechen refugees.

To read the whole briefing please visit:

http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=655

Its latest briefing looks at:

The Pankisi Gorge
Russian pressure and US involvement: Violation of basic rights as a result of ‘counter-terrorism’ measures
Welfare of Chechen Refugees
Anti-Terrorism operations in the Panski Gorge and the treatment of Chechen refugees
Other cases of mistreatment
IHRC concerns for Chechen Refugees

For more information please contact the Press Office on (+44) 20 8902 0888 or email info@ihrc.org.

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