Committee against Torture (Nizhnij Novgorod) – Winner of the Front Line Award 2011

We are pleased to announce that the Committee against Torture from Nizhnij Novgorod, about which we have published material and interviews, has just received the Front Line award 2011, for its work in Chechnya with the Joint Mobile group. formed by human rights defenders and legal experts from various Russian regions and NGOs. The joint mobile group investigates political killings and disappearances in Chechnya in order to bring the people responsible for these actions to justice.

watch the video about their activities on the field:

About Anne Le Huérou

Maîtresse de conférences à l'Université Paris Nanterre, Institut des sciences sociales du politique (ISP UMR 7220), associée au CERCEC (UMR 8083)

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