Item Details

Chechnya [electronic resource]

International Center for G.
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Sergei Kovalev was serving as Boris Yeltsin's human rights advisor when he publicly opposed Russia's military involvement in Chechnya. He cooperated with the rebels and urged Russian soldiers to give up. In this episode, he discusses the ongoing conflict along with Ludmilla Thorne of Freedom House. Also featured are a video diary from Tomas Goltz on the town of Samashki and its efforts to defend itself from the Russian army's assault, and an exclusive interview with Fred Cuny. The disaster relief specialist and human rights hero traveled to Chechnya in 1995 where he disappeared and is presumed dead.
Release Date
1996
Run Time
26 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 14, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
Rights & Wrongs: Human Rights Television
Rights & Wrongs
Contents
  • Exposing Warfare Violations (Graphic) (1:31)
  • Protesting Chechen Massacres (1:11)
  • Russian Human Rights Violations (1:05)
  • Chechen War Origins (1:22)
  • Prospects of Chechen Negotiation (1:13)
  • Gaining Local Perspective in Chechnya (1:06)
  • From Farmers to Militia (2:37)
  • Unlikely Victory in Chechnya (3:06)
  • Demilitarizing a Chechen Village (1:48)
  • Massacre of a Chechen Village (Graphic) (2:19)
  • Russian Strategy in Chechnya (1:17)
  • Losing a Human Rights Hero (1:43)
  • Speaking out on Genocide in Chechnya (1:35)
  • War Zone Risk for Aid Workers (1:34)
  • Credits: Chechnya: Rights & Wrongs - Human Rights Television (0:56)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1996.
Publisher no.
  • 53112s Films Media Group
  • 53160 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (26 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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