Ruslan Gvashev

Circassians prevented from attending jailed activist’s court hearing

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The regional court in Russia’s Krasnodar region upheld the decision made by the lower court to imprison a popular 67-year-old Circassian civic activist, while his supporters were barred from attending the trial on Monday. […]

Circassians protesting against jailing of remembrance day organizer

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Abkhazians hold a rally in solidarity with Ruslan Gvashev in Sokhumi. (Anaid Gogoryan/RFE/RL.) TBILISI, DFWatch–In southern Russia’s Krasnodar region, Circassians, Abkhaz, Adyghe, Kabardians and Shapsughs continue to protest against the persecution of a 67-year-old activist regarded as a national hero and the most prominent civil rights worker. […]