CHECHNYA: Appeal of the International Society of human rights to the government of the Russian Federation
Having analyzed the situation in Chechnya, the International Society of human rights discussed the situation on 6 and 7 November 1999 in Bratislava and appealed to the government of Russia with the following demands:
to stop the bombardment of civil objects and peaceful population;
to open the frontier for refugees;
to guarantee the unimpeded delivery of humanitarian aid to refugees from Chechnya.
If these demands are not fulfilled by the government of the Russian Federation, the International Society of human rights will turn to
the Council of Europe asking them to suspend the membership of Russia in the Council of Europe;
the European Community asking them to freeze the financial aid to Russia (except humanitarian aid);
The International Society of human rights is a public organization created in Germany in 1972. It unites national sections of 34 states of the world. The activities of the International Society of human rights is based on the universal declaration of human rights and the principle of applying violence.