Imran Aliev, who had criticised Chechnya’s leader, was stabbed repeatedly in a hotel roomAn outspoken blogger from Chechnya who had criticised the country’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov has been found brutally murdered in France, several of his acquaintances have said, in the latest killing of a Chechen dissident in Europe.Imran Aliev, 44, was found dead late last week in a hotel room in the city of Lille. He had been stabbed repeatedly in the neck. Accounts of Aliev’s murder were confirmed by a Chechen opposition journalist who knew Aliev, and by one other Chechen living in Europe who asked not to be named because of concerns for his safety. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/03/outspoken-chechen-blogger-found-murdered-in-lille
Author : Andrew Roth in Moscow
Publish date : 2020-02-03 22:28:24
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