US sanctions Chechen leader for major human rights violations

US sanctions Chechen leader for major human rights violations

The US State Dept. has imposed sanctions on Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov for his ’involvement in gross violations of human rights’, including extrajudicial killings. Secretary of State Pompeo said he was concerned that Kadyrov was using the pandemic as an excuse to inflict further human rights abuses on people. The designation also applies to Kadyrov’s spouse and daughters, and includes visa bans

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The images showen in the article about a Chechen leader is actually of Sir Keir Starmer the leader of the Labour Party in the United Kingdom and a respected lawer. This may be an attempt to associating his likeness to atrocities to subcutaneously change people's perception of him.

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