Oyub Titiev, the head of human rights group Memorial in Chechnya, at his verdict hearing. Photo: Reuters

Court in Chechnya banishes human rights activist to penal colony after marijuana conviction

  • Supporters allege Oyub Titiev was framed to punish him for his human rights work
  • Titiev watched proceedings from inside a cage for more than nine hours
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Oyub Titiev, the head of human rights group Memorial in Chechnya, at his verdict hearing. Photo: Reuters
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