Our friend and colleague was killed today. July 17. 2009/ For almost ten years Natalia was the leading activist of HRC Memorial in the North Caucasus, in
Video at NYT> C.J. Chivers, a correspondent for The New York Times, describes how she helped him with an article in 2006.
–upsetting video in many ways – first the content, and second, how the atrocity of the beating of a Chechnyan woman is replayed more than what seems necessary. What is purpose of repetition of humiliating footage the second/third time? Why repeat images that are so horrific that don’t need repetition? (Original video report – Revival of Brutality in Chechyna)
More Chechyna @ NYT