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Respecting Rights in the Response to Militant Attacks in Dagestan

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image 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 15 law enforcement personnel and four…

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