Nalchik : non-investigation of allegations of torture

Chernikova, Tatiana (2009) Nalchik : non-investigation of allegations of torture. EHRAC bulletin (12). pp. 14-15.

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Following the recommendation of the UN Human Rights Council that the Russian Federation accede to the Optional Protocol of the Convention against Torture, Tatiana Chernikova (EHRAC-Memorial lawyer) discusses some of the legal and practical difficulties which have arisen in litigating on behalf of some of the 'Nalchik detainees' who allege that they were tortured whilst in custody in Kabardino-Balkaria.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: EHRAC bulletin; torture in detention; human rights; political prisoners; Nalchik detainees; Kabardino-Balkaria
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 320 Political science
300 Social sciences > 340 Law
Department: Guildhall School of Business and Law
Depositing User: Mary Burslem
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2015 10:47
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2015 14:08


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