Published: 15 Jan 2015 | By Lucy Buckland

Albakova v Russia

Case Summary

Case No. 69842/10
Judgment Date: 15 January 2015

On 10 July 2009, Batyr Albakov was abducted following a passport check at his home in Ingushetia by armed men speaking Chechen, Russian and Ingush. On 21 July 2009, his mother, the applicant, discovered on the internet that he had been shot dead by Russian servicemen during a counter-terror operation. When her son’s body was returned, it showed evidence of multiple injuries including gunshot and stab wounds, fractures, burns, and a partially severed arm.

The applicant was represented by EHRAC and Memorial Human Rights Centre.

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