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Russian Federation (Chechen Republic): Fear for safety / Fear of torture / Prisoner of conscience, Dik Altemirov, aged 67.

, Index number: EUR 46/013/2001

Dik Altemirov, a respected Chechen human rights activist and former government minister and vice president, has been detained and is believed to be held incommunicado at a secret detention facility, where he is at grave risk of torture and ill-treatment. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscience.

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