Russian police found CDs & DVD’s with calls to join ISIS in a Turkish Madrasa in Dagestan


Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ

27th November, 2015


Russian police discovered CDs with calls to join the terrorist organization “Islamic State” (IS) inside Turkish madrassas in Dagestan. This was reported on the website of GU MVD in the North Caucasus Federal district.

During a search of the school building in Derbent, the investigators found the DVDs with the videos which talk about ISIS, which is prohibited in Russia and the “Caucasus Emirate”, as well as literature of a religious character.

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Police have detained the Owner of the madrasa — 34 years old – who is the summer inhabitant of one of villages of the Tabasaran district of Dagestan.

It was noted that the activities of the school religious Foundation “Alamandi” was terminated by the decision of the Supreme court in March 2015.

“Alamandi” is a radical Islamic Turkish organization, which was established in 1957. In Turkey, the organization is of a semi-legal status.

In early November, the Prosecutor General’s office reported  the blocking in Russia of about 450 sites that support ISIS. The total number of terrorists of the organization in mid-2015, according to Russian special services, had reached 80 thousand people.

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