May 6, 2016

Circassian activist Adnan Khauade arrested in Maykop

On May 5, in the city of Maykop, the capital of the Republic of Adygeya was arrested the Circassian activist Adnan Khauade on charges of traffic violation. Today the court of Maykop sentenced him to prison for 15 days.

According to a friend of Adnan Khauade the matter did not end with this judgment as the prosecutors, under pressure of the security bodies of Russian will raise another claim against him on charges of bribery.

Adnan Khauade is one of the Circassian activists who are working on the Circassian question, especially on the recognition of the genocide committed by the Russian empire against the Circassian people in the nineteenth century.

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