Chechens take to the streets in Paris demanding faster investigation of Khangoshvili’s murder

Chechens take to the streets in Paris demanding faster investigation of Khangoshvili’s murder
Photo: Chechen News From France

Some of them had their faces covered.

A rally was held outside the German embassy in Paris Saturday with people demanding to expedite the investigation of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili’s murder.

According to the Chechen News From France Telegram channel, more than two hundred Chechens from all over France gathered for the protest. They demanded a thorough investigation and punishment for the criminals involved in the murder of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili.

According to Kavkaz.Realii, the rally was arranged by the Bart Marsho Association, which unites the Chechen diasporas in Europe. It is noted that some of those gathered had their faces covered. They explained that saying they did not want to be recognized, as they do not want the Russian authorities to know their whereabouts. The protesters carried flags of independent Ichkeria, Ingushetia and France.

Zelimkhan Khangoshvili was a Georgian citizen of Chechen descent, who was shot dead in Berlin on August 23. The shooter had approached him on a bicycle, fired a gun with a silencer at the head and tried to escape. The police detained a 49-year-old Russian suspect. Some German politicians believe that the offender is linked to the Russian special services.

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