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Chechen refugees in France

A Chechen family with a picture of their relative, take in Chechnya. .The blind and ill husband, the wife and their twelve years old daughter, live in a 3 by 4 meters hotel room provided by the CAFDA organisation, near Montmartre district in Paris..September 1996, at 11am, Russian solder break into their apartment in Grozny, killing the guest and kidnapping the husband..He was 80Kg and in good health, before that morning..During six month, she look, ask, write, but no news from him. One day, Russian solders com to her and say: for 5000.-$ you can set free your husband from Mozdok prison. .Base in the North of Ossetia, the Mozdok prison have the worst reputation in all Caucasus..In February 1997, after 6 long months of torture, the Russian army release him with only 40Kg left, tuberculoses and half blind, for a piece of paper signed under force, saying that he is a terrorist..The brother of the husband disappear (get probably kidnap and them kill) in 1997, no news since..His mother, get kill by a Russian air bombardment burring here shopping on the open market..With 2 unfinished war, and permanent persecution, she became a self made nurse, providing care, food and shelter to the Chechen independentist..But after the assassination of Kadirov, the 19 September 2004, the war became to unpredictable, so she decide to live with her ill husband and their 11 years old daughter. They take the train to Brest, in Byelorussia via Moscow (they still have to pay back this journey). Then hide in a minivan, through Poland were they eat once, in ten days, they reach Paris for 650.- per person..The French government do not help the refugees with food. .90% of the refugee depend on the Soupe populaire evening soup give by the city administration or by humanitarian association..The humanitarian medical visa (to treat the ill husband) will expire, they appeal for a refugee status to France..Asking to say something to the President of Russia, Mister Putin, .the mother say: Mister Pu
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The Unfinished War - Chechen refugees in Europe/France
A Chechen family with a picture of their relative, take in Chechnya. .The blind and ill husband, the wife and their twelve years old daughter, live in a 3 by 4 meters hotel room provided by the CAFDA organisation, near Montmartre district in Paris..September 1996, at 11am, Russian solder break into their apartment in Grozny, killing the guest and kidnapping the husband..He was 80Kg and in good health, before that morning..During six month, she look, ask, write, but no news from him. One day,...
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From gallery: Chechen refugees in France
Source: YumeVision Reporters
Date: 30 Nov 2005
Location: Paris Ile de France France
Credit: Swen Connrad'/YumeVision
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Restrictions: -For security reasons, the faces of adult asylum seekers have not been photographed..-For security reasons, the names of adult asylum seekers have been changed. .-Under UNHCR regulation and National law, personal data of refugees are an object of particular protection..Please have safety of those people in mind. Thank you.
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