August 3, 2015

Protesters in Moscow demand to investigate murder of Timur Kuashev


Activists of the "Youth Yabloko" have held a series of solo pickets at the buildings of the Russian General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) and the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF), demanding to investigate the murder of Timur Kuashev, a journalist and social activist from Kabardino-Balkaria.
Being a member of the "Yabloko" Party, an oppositionist and rights defender, Kuashev "received numerous threats related to his activities," said Nikolai Kavkazskiy, the chairman of the Moscow branch of the "Youth Yabloko".
According to his story, the petition posted on the website "change.org" has been already signed by 845 people.
Earlier, an objective and impartial investigation of all the circumstances of Kuashev's death was demanded by the OSCE, UNESCO, Union of Journalists of Russia, and many well-known public and political figures.

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