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ACPC EVENT: Discussion with Kelly McEvers on Dagestan
ACPC will host a discussion with freelance journalist Kelly McEvers. Kelly returned home to the U.S. on April 3 after being detained and interrogated by authorities in Dagestan for researching a report on the impact of Islamic extremism in the region. She will provide an update on the situation in Dagestan and share her experiences during her 3 days of interrogation.
Thursday, April 13, 2006
Freedom House
1301 Connecticut Ave, NW, 6th floor

U.S. journalist returns home after interrogations in Dagestan
3 April 2006
Committee to Protect Journalists - News Alert

"New York, April 3, 2006—Freelance journalist Kelly McEvers left Russia today after authorities in the southern republic of Dagestan interrogated her in four prolonged sessions, confiscated her possessions, and restricted her movements last week."
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The Barriers of Non-Freedom
27 March 2006
by Andrey Illarionov, former economic adviser to the Russian president

"The main thing that has happened to Russia lately is that is has become politically unfree. Russia's level of political freedom in 2005, as measured by the international organization Freedom House, has fallen from that of a partially free country to that of an unfree one."
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End the silence over Chechnya
1 March 2006
by Vaclav Havel, Andre Glucksmann, Prince Hassan bin Talal, Frederik Willem de Klerk, Mary Robinson, Yohei Sasakawa, Karel Schwarzenberg, George Soros, Desmond Tutu

"THE CHECHEN war both masks and motivates the reestablishment of centralized power in Russia..."
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Briton Expelled From Russia After Attempt to Visit Chechnya
MosNews, 10 April 2006.

Islamist Leader Killed In Daghestan Operation
RFE/RL, 10 April 2006.

Kasyanov Steps Up Kremlin Bid
Moscow Times, 10 April 2006.

Constitutional Court Authorizes Chechnya to Do Without Jury
Kommersant, 7 April 2006.

Crackdown on Muslims Reported in South Russia
MosNews, 7 April 2006.

Army Tribunals to Hear Chechen Cases
Moscow Times, 7 April 2006.

Abdurakhmanov calls for federal pullout
Chechnya Weekly, 6 April 2006.

Northern Caucasus: €22 million of humanitarian aid to support victims of conflict in Chechnya
ReliefWeb, 6 April 2006.

Chechens Cheated of New Homes
IWPR, 6 April 2006.

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