Court Holds Russia Responsible for Chechen's Death

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Fatima Bazorkina

The European Court for Human Rights found Russia guilty of the disappearance of Fatima Bazorkina's son and for failing to carry out an investigation Gregory Feifer, NPR hide caption

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The European Court of Human Rights has found Russia responsible for the presumed death of a young Chechen man who disappeared six years ago. Thursday, the court leveled a $44,000 fine on Moscow. The landmark case may give hope to families of thousands of people abducted during Moscow's brutal war in Chechnya.

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