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Offline Michael Collins Morton

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The Murder of Natalia Estemirova
« on: December 04, 2011, 20:48:05 PM »
Natalia Estemirova, a Russian activist who had dedicated her life to uncovering serious violations of human rights in Chechnya, was taken from a street near her home and murdered on July 15, 2009. She was seized in the morning while on her way to work, and her body, with gunshot wounds in the head and chest, was found in the afternoon. She had been pursuing an ongoing investigation into the disappearance and murder of Chechen women, putting herself in fatal danger.

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