Ingushetia relatives grateful to Urgent Action letter-writers

All 36 Chechen men detained in Altievo, Ingushetia during a police and army raid on June 23, 2004, were released, according to the human rights organization, Memorial. A representative from Memorial said that they very much appreciated the work of the Urgent Action Network, which is thought to have contributed to the men’s release. Many female relatives of the detainees asked Memorial to convey their thanks to those who campaigned for the release of their loved ones.