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A woman holds a poster condemning the Ingushetia attack on journalists and human rights defenders, during a protest in Moscow, Russia, 10 March 2016, Nikita Shvetsov/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

In 2016, a group of masked men attacked a minibus carrying journalists and human rights activists; several of the journalists were hospitalised and their vehicle and equipment were destroyed. No suspects have ever been identified.

A boy holds a portrait of Chechnya Head Ramzan Kadyrov during a concert marking Russia's National Unity Day, in Grozny, 4 November 2017, Yelena AfoninaTASS via Getty Images

The director of rights group Memorial is the latest activist to be targeted on dubious drug charges.

A Salafi mosque in Dagestan's regional capital Makhachkala, Russia, is outlined against the sky, 13 November 2015, AP Photo/Sergei Grits

Members of PACE were urged to fully support the adoption of a resolution that renews the Council of Europe’s attention and reporting on the dramatic human rights situation in the Northern Caucasus.