Asya Umarova | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Stories by the author
15 Feb 10
Allegations of widespread abuse of Chechens held in Russian prisons, and claims that many were convicted on false charges.
18 Oct 07
War-torn republic struggles to cope with a sharp rise in cancer sufferers.
18 Aug 07
Villagers welcome “unprecedented” verdict from European Court of Human Rights.
15 Mar 07
Chechens frustrated by Russian obstruction of a reform of Europe’s human rights court.
11 Jan 07
Residents of sparsely populated mountain district accuse federal troops of night-time abductions.
26 Sep 06
Inhabitants of mountain villages are unable to go home because of continuing violence between federal forces and rebels.