Russia: Inadequate Response to Antisemitism in North Caucasus
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A mob at an airfield of the airport in Makhachkala, Russia, where they had come to confront Jewish passengers arrived on a flight from Tel Aviv, October 30, 2023.
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(Berlin, November 9, 2023) – Russian authorities have failed to respond adequately to a series of antisemitic acts, some of them violent, in several republics in Russia’s North Caucasus region in late October 2023 that left the region’s small Jewish population in fear, Human Rights Watch said today.
These acts included an attack on an airport by a mob hunting for Israeli passengers on a flight from Tel Aviv; an attack by another mob on a hotel, after false …read more
Source:: Human Rights Watch