Dagestan human rights crusader Gulnara Rustamova gunned down in Syria
The woman was in the territory controlled by terrorists.
Dagestan human rights activist Gulnara Rustamova was killed during a shelling in Syria, reports Kavkaz.Realii with reference to a source. According to the portal's interlocutor, the woman was in the territory controlled by the Islamic State (organization banned in the Russian Federation).
In turn, Kavkazsky Uzel informs that along with Rustamova several other people died. It happened on March 21.
“They were fired from all sides. They were bombed at night, shot during the day. In the video that was sent from there, Gulya walks with a stick, lame, and behind her was another woman, they were the last of those who remained there,” the source of Kavkaz.Realii said.
According to it, the human rights crusader had the opportunity to leave the dangerous place, but she refused. The attack, according to the newspaper, was committed by a coalition led by the United States. The Dagestan human rights activist was in a camp in the village of Baguz, where mostly women and children remained. Before the shelling they were offered to surrender.Gulnara Rustamova together with Svetlana Isayeva created the Mothers of Dagestan movement in Dagestan. In addition, Rustamova worked in the project Pravozashchita05 (Rights Protection 05).
The Prosecutor General's Office had earlier accused the Moscow region’s ex-official of exceeding official authority, taking a bribe on an especially large scale, and forgery, and demanded to seize assets worth of 9 billion rubles ($135 million) from him.