Saturday, April 13, 2019

Most Ingush Teips Warn Yevkurov’s Clan that They Will Take Revenge on Him Even if It Takes 40 or 50 Years

Paul Goble

            Staunton, April 12 – The most important teips, the clan basis of Ingush society, are demanding that Yunus-Bek Yevkurov and his regime immediately resign because they are violating the rights of people and warn the teip of which Yevkurov is a part that they will take revenge on him and then them if they don’t get rid of him, even if that takes 40 to 50 years.

            That message, contained in a video clip, is the clearest indication yet of just how isolated Yevkurov is from the rest of the Ingush nation and how committed the building blocks of that society are to getting rid of  him and to using traditional rather than more modern methods if needed (

            Meanwhile, activists issued a list of the 40 protesters known to be in jail ( as controversies swirled over their location and treatment and as ever more are being arrested or harassed (,,,,, and

            But at least some today paused to remember Bembulat Bogatyryev, on the occasion of his death,  the man many Ingush view as having played a central role in the creation of the Republic of Ingushetia in 1990-1991 (

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