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Urgent Action Update: Chechen Human Rights Defender Jailed (Russian Federation: UA 5.18)

March 20, 2019

On 18 March the Shali City Court sentenced Oyub Titiev, head of the Memorial Human Rights Center’s office in Grozny, Chechnya, to four years in penal colony under fabricated drug-related charges. Prior to the sentencing he spent one year and two months behind bars in pre-trial detention.

We have received updated information regarding this case and require no further action from the Urgent Action Network. Thank you to all those who sent appeals. For more information about this case, please see the Word/PDF attachments below or email [email protected]. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES