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Respecting Rights in the Response to Militant Attacks in Dagestan

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The aftermath of an armed militant attack in Makhachkala, Dagestan, in southern Russia, on June 23, 2024.
© 2024 Aleksandr Chernykh/Kommersant/Sipa via AP Photo

On June 23, armed militants—apparently supporters of the Islamic State (ISIS)—attacked the two largest cities in Dagestan, in Russia’s North Caucasus region. By day’s end, a church and a synagogue were in flames and a Russian Orthodox priest killed in Derbent, and in Makhachkala, Dagestan’s capital, a church and a police checkpoint near a synagogue were attacked. At least …read more

Source:: Human Rights Watch


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