Our journalist Øystein Windstad was a hairpin from being killed in Chechnya.
New Age grave journalist Øystein Windstad was attacked and injured at the border with Chechnya this week, along with nine other journalists and human rights defenders. It was probably Ramzan Kadyrov, the Chechen bully of a president, who was behind it. The party's minibus, which was on its way back to Grozny, had been chased for 200 hours by a car with Chechen signs, before the attack took place XNUMX meters from the country's border. Was Øystein known to the authorities? Oddly enough, several people suddenly canceled talking to them. Was it because he wrote here in the newspaper about the Chechen asylum seekers who after the deportation from Norway were tortured and killed for their opposition to Kadyrov's regime?
Precisely torture was the theme of the trip where Øystein accompanied the Committee Against Torture (CAT). In recent years, the organization has documented serious human rights violations in Chechnya. . .
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