Oksana Chelysheva: the world is ignoring war crimes in Chechnya.
Note: interview was shot 03/07
Oksana Chelysheva is a journalist at the Russian Chechen Information Agency, which specialises in reporting on Chechnya. She is also a leading member of the Russian Chechen Friendship Society, a human rights organisation that co-publishes the newspaper Pravo-zashchita (“Rights Protection”).
Added: November 05, 2007
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