Skip to comments.ECHR ruling in Beslan terror attack case comes into force
Posted on 09/19/2017 8:23:45 AM PDT by BeadCounter
On April 13, ECHR obliged Russian authorities to pay the terror attack victims about 3 million in compensation and 88,792 of costs and expenses.
ECHR ruled that Russian authorities were aware of the planned terrorist attack but did not take necessary measures to prevent the tragedy. The court also exposed serious shortcomings in planning and controlling the operation of hostages rescue.
The Justice Ministry claims that the ECHRs ruling may indicate double standards regarding Russia, arguing that this decision contrasts ones made in precedent cases.
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I vividly remember reading about the Beslan School siege of 2004, followed by the multiple murders of innocents. I had never heard of the Chechen people before then, and still don’t know very much about them other than they are capable of astonishing cruelty.
was over sixteen years ago. Settlements are slow to being paid out. This slowness may be due to lots of blame shifting.
That attack was pure horror. Authorities knowing about an impending attack and not watching known terrorists and sympathizers is nauseating. It reminds me of the Boston bombing which was a disgrace of “intelligence” and law enforcement.
There’s no way, Russia would ever pay for this, even this small amount considering the number of victims. To pay for this would be an admission of guilt.
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