Legal Case of the Week: Committee to Protect Journalists calls for dropping of all charges against journalist Abdulmumin Gadzhiev

Week-ending 17 April 2020

CPJ Calls For Release Of Editor Held In Daghestan On ‘Terrorism’ Charges

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on authorities in the Russian republic of Daghestan to release journalist Abdulmumin Gadzhiev and drop all charges against him. Gadzhiev, the religious affairs editor of the independent weekly Chernovik, was detained on June 14 on charges of financing terrorism. He has been held since in pre-trial detention, the CPJ said in a statement on April 14. RFE/RL, 15 April 2020

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