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Russia: A Decade On, No Justice for Natalia Estemirova

Expand Natalia Estemirova in Nozhai-Yurt district of Chechnya. © 2007 Tanya Lokshina/Human Rights Watch (Moscow) – Russian authorities have failed to bring to justice those responsible for the murder 10 years ago of Natalia Estemirova, Chechnya’s most prominent rights defender, Human Rights Watch said today in a joint statement with Russian and international human rights groups. “We are still waiting for the Russian government to carry out an effective investigation into the murder of our friend and colleague, Natalia Estemirova,” said Tanya Lokshina, associate Europe and Central Asia director…

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