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Two More Rights Activists Murdered In Chechnya

Zarema Sadulayeva of Save the Generations, in an undated photograph
Zarema Sadulayeva, the head of a charity for Chechen war victims, was found shot dead today along with her husband, Alik Dzhabrailov.

Their bodies were found in the trunk of a car in a suburb of Grozny. They had been abducted from the office yesterday.

The slayings come less than a month after another prominent Chechen rights activist, Natalya Estemirova, was killed.

A full story by RFE/RL about the killings can be found here.

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