Ingushetia: Murad Yandiev and Three Other Detainees Freed

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Mar 14, 2012, 4:57:23 AM3/14/12
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Ingushetia: Murad Yandiev and Three Other Detainees Freed 

After 10 p.m. on March, 11st, 2012, Murad Yandiev, employee of the human rights organization “Mashr”, and three men, who were arrested alongside him on February 29, 2012 in Nazran city, Republic of Ingushetia, were freed. Let us remind that they were detained in the apartment of a certain Torshkhoev, from whom was confiscated a large amount of literature published by the organization “Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami” (“Party of Islamic Liberation”), which is banned in the Russian Federation (see: http://www.memo.ru/eng/news/2012/03/13/1303123.html).          

On the same day, Yandiev and the other detainees were held administratively liable for resisting arrest by the decision of the municipal judge A.M.-S Tomov. They were arrested for six days. According to Yandiev’s wife Tamara Maltsagova, Murad served his sentence at detention center of the police station in the Malogbeksky District. Furthermore, he was denied access to a lawyer and couldn’t accept parcels.   

On March, 7th, the detainees were not released and the municipal judge Tomov ordered another five days of administrative detention for the men (see: http://www.memo.ru/eng/news/2012/03/14/1403121.html

Yandiev and the others served their second administrative detention in the detention center at the police station of the Sunzhensky District. The conditions of their detention were examined by M. Malsagov and I. Gandarov, employees of the Public Monitoring Committee for Places of Forced Imprisonment in the Republic of Ingushetia. There were no complaints by the detainees concerning the confinement conditions in the detention center.   

March 14, 2012

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