In North Ossetia, the Spiritual Administration of Muslims (SAM) has appealed to the public with request to help the family members of murdered Imam Rasul Gamzatov. The Imam left five children, and his wife is waiting for the birth of the sixth child; however, the family does not have own housing.
In Armenia, the Yazidi National Association "Sinjar" and the Yazidi National Committee have raised 10,000 US dollars to help the Yazidis of northern Iraq, who suffered from clashes with radical groupings, the public organizations report.
According to the Presidential Council for Civil Society Institutions and Human Rights (HRC), in the Rostov Region, nine soldiers perished in the vicinities of the military training ground. So far, no official confirmation of the information about the soldiers' deaths is available.
The Government of the United States does not recognize the presidential election in Abkhazia, since the United States consider it to be part of Georgia, said Jen Psaki, the Spokesperson for the US Department of State. The United States still consider Abkhazia as a part of Georgia and urge Russia to withdraw "its forces to pre-conflict positions" of 2008.
Anar Gasymly, the advocate of the rights defender Intigam Aliev, who is kept in SIZO (pre-trial prison), complains that the administration of the facility violates the privacy of his correspondence with his client.
During the week of August 18-24, 2014, at least 11 persons suffered in the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus. Of them, 8 persons were killed, and 3 persons were wounded. These are the results of calculations made by the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from other open sources.
On Monday, Omaraskhab Abdulkhalikov, a resident of the village of Bairamaul of the Khasavyurt District of Dagestan, has been kidnapped by unidentified persons, stated Isa Abdulkhalikov, the father of the disappeared man.
The Baku Court of Appeal (BCA) has dismissed the appeal filed against arrest of Murad Adilov, an activist of the Sabirabad regional branch of the opposition Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA).
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