Photo: AP the state Department imposed sanctions against the head of government of Chechnya Muslim Huchiev

Muslim Huchiev accused of violating human rights: persecution, arrests, torture and violence.

The United States imposed sanctions against the head of the government of Chechnya Muslim Huchiev on charges of violation of human rights. On Thursday, April 25, reported on the website of the US state Department.

The report said that, in accordance with U.S. law, when the Secretary of state has credible information that foreign officials involved in corruption or gross violations of human rights, these individuals and their immediate families are not eligible to enter the United States.

“The Department has reliable information about the involvement of Muslim Huchiev to torture”, – stated in the message of the State Department.

It is reported that sanctions were also imposed against wife hucieva – sapet Shabanovoj.

“We note that in a recent report prepared by the OSCE, it was concluded that the Chechen government officials commit serious and lasting violations and abuses in the field of human rights, participating in the “persecution and harassment, arbitrary or illegal arrests or detentions, torture, enforced disappearances and extrajudicial executions”. We again urge the Federal authorities of Russia to prosecute officials responsible for human rights violations in Chechnya, including Muslim Huchiev,” – said in the Department.

Earlier it was reported that the U.S. has prepared new sanctions against Russia.


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