Chechen human rights activist and Kadyrov's critic detained at request of Russia in Sweden

Chechen human rights activist and Kadyrov's critic detained at request of Russia in Sweden
Mansur Sadulaev

Sadulaev is known as a supporter of Chechnya's independence.

Founder of the Chechen charity and human rights association Weifund Mansur Sadulaev was detained at the airport in Stockholm. MBK Media cites Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov, who is also on the run.

“He was detained immediately upon arrival at the airport. The police pulled him out of the general flow of passengers. His phone and all personal belongings were confiscated. Only this morning it became known that he was kept in the police station of the city of Nyköping,” Abdurakhmanov told the publication.

The reasons for the detention are not reported, according to some sources, the head of the Chechen fund was detained at the request of Russia.

According to Radio Liberty, Mansur Sadulaev is known in Chechnya as a supporter of her independence and as a critic of the Head of the republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, whom he calls "the head of the Russian occupation administration." He went to Sweden in 2017 and established the Weifund there.

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