Date: 7 months ago   Category: Society

The head of Chechen "Memorial" is nominated for an award of the Council of Europe


Oyub Titiyev is nominated to an award of Václav Havel along with human rights activists from Cuba and Bahrain. The winner of an award of this year will become known on October 8. The director of the Chechen branch of the Russian human rights center "Memorial" Oyub Titiyev is nominated for the award of Václav Havel awarded by the Council of Europe for special merits in protection of human rights. Along with Titiyev, apply the head of the Latin American network for democracy for an award of 2018 - Cuban Rosa Maria Paya and the human rights activist from Bahrain Nabil Radzhab who is in prison in the homeland now, the press service of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Wednesday, August 29 has reported.

Titiyev is a successor of Natalia Estemirova killed in the capital of Chechnya Grozny in 2009. Paya is a daughter of the Cuban activist Osvaldo Paya who has died in 2012 whom the European Parliament in 2002 has awarded with the Sakharov prize. Radzhab is a co-founder of the Center for human rights in Bahrain and already many years fights for expansion of democracy in this kingdom.

Václav Havel's Award called in honor of the former dissident and then - the president of the Czech Republic, has been founded in 2013. Her sum is 60 thousand euros.

Winners of an award of Václav Havel, among others, became the Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Alekseeva and the human rights activist from Belarus Ales Belyatsky. The winner of an award of 2018 will be announced on October 8 - in the first day of an autumn plenary session of PACE.

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