Saikhan Muzayev

Two Chechen travelers deported from Georgia

By | November 3rd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Kutaisi airport. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia on Sunday deported two Russian citizens who were planning to go to Chechnya. The two were held at Kutaisi airport and eventually sent to Moscow. The Interior Ministry claims the reason they were deported was that they couldn’t answer […]

Naturalized Chechen still being denied to leave Georgia

By | July 15th, 2014|Categories: Minorities, News|Tags: , |

Saikhan Muzayev. (Imedi.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A Chechen refugee continues to claim that he is being harassed by government bodies and that he is not allowed to cross the Georgian border. Non-governmental organizations and the Ombudsman appeal to the Ministry of Internal Affairs to stop violating his […]

Chechen denied to leave Georgia, fears being turned over to Russia

By | May 15th, 2014|Categories: Minorities, News|Tags: , |

Saikhan Muzayev fears he will be secretly handed over to Russian counterintelligence. (Georgian Public Broadcaster.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A Chechen refugee with Georgian citizenship told parliament on Wednesday that he is being pressured by authorities. Speaking at a plenary session, Saikhan Muzayev said he has tried to leave Georgia ten times but was denied leaving every time. Tomorrow, […]

Naturalized Chechen refugee not allowed to leave Georgia

By | February 17th, 2014|Categories: Caucasus region, News|Tags: , |

Public Defender Ucha Nanuashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Public Defender’s Office in Georgia calls on the Interior Ministry to react to the violation of the rights of a Georgian citizen who last month was prohibited three times from leaving Georgia. Saikhan Muzayev complained to the office on January 20 […]

Chechen refugees feel harassed by Georgian counterintelligence

By | January 27th, 2014|Categories: Minorities, News|Tags: , , , |

Saikhan Muzayev. (Georgian Public Broadcaster.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Some of the Chechens in Pankisi Gorge close to the Russian border say they are blackmailed and harassed by Georgian counterintelligence. Saikhan Muzayev, a former Russian and Arabic translator for the Refugee Ministry, said at a press […]