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Russia: Lawyer threatened in North Caucasus: Rustam Matsev

, Index number: EUR 46/021/2012

On 31 May, Rustam Matsev, a lawyer working in Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria in the Russian North Caucasus, received a death threat from a senior police official. The police officer also demanded that Rustam Matsev’s client withdraw his complaint about abduction and ill-treatment by law enforcement.

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