Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Glavred Daghestanian newspaper was accused of inciting ethnic strife.

Chief of the Dagestan weekly "Draft" Nadir Isayev charged with inciting national hatred, reports said on Tuesday, 24 February.
The representative of the UPC in the Republic of Dagestan of Russian Federation told the agency, the editor charged under Part 2 of Article 282 of the Criminal Code (inciting national, racial or religious hatred, with the use of official position).
According to the interviewee said, in the coming days, the charges for this article would be even more employees Drafts. Note that the publication in the country is very popular, in terms of circulation weekly newspaper, took second place in Dagestan.
A criminal case related to extremist activity, has been instituted against the chief editor of the publication 31 July 2008. The reason for the initiation of criminal proceedings was the article "Terrorists Number One", appeared in the room "Drafts" dated 4 July 2008. Recall that the material provided direct speech of one of the leaders of Dagestan militants Rappani Khalilov.

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