POLITICAL PRISONERS

POLITICAL PRISONERS

Political prisoners – members of Uzbekistan’s human rights organisations 1. Yusuf Jumaev Poet and dissident, head of the human rights organisation “Sakhroi sherlar”. In 2001 he was arrested by the National Security Service (SNB) for his poems, in which he derided Islam Karimov’s authoritarian regime. He was detained for 71 day in solitary confinement by… Continue reading POLITICAL PRISONERS

APPEAL

APPEAL of the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan     The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Geneva United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva   Commissioner Council of Europe for Human Rights, Strasbourg Amnesty International, London Fédération internationale des droits de l’homme, Paris Human Rights Watch, New York City International Crisis Group, Brussels… Continue reading APPEAL

Political prisoner Mamadali MAKHMUDOV

Writer Mamadali Makhmudov was tortured and convicted in a Soviet-style show trial in August 1999. He remains in prison and is reportedly in extremely poor health. In 2001, Makhmudov was awarded the Hellman-Hammett award, given to writers who have been victims of political persecution, and was recipient of the PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award. In a letter from prison, Makhmudov described his ordeal in police custody: «…in the basement, they regularly beat me…they burned my legs and arms. They put a [gas mask] on me and cut off the air…[and] hung me up by my hands, which they tied behind my back….They told me they were holding my wife and daughters and threatened to rape them in front of my eyes.

A List of the imprisoned human rights advocates and members of the oppositional political parties of Uzbekistan

A List of the imprisoned human rights advocates and members of the oppositional political parties of Uzbekistan     №   Prisoner (name, surname, age)   Jail   Home address of the prisoner Short history from their biographies and activity, history of arrest and the imprisonment, data from a jail. 1   Norboy KHOLJIGITOV (born… Continue reading A List of the imprisoned human rights advocates and members of the oppositional political parties of Uzbekistan

02.07-12-AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Concerns in Europe and Central Asia July – December 2002 UZBEKISTAN   Human rights defenders   Human rights defenders continued to face harassment, intimidation, forcible psychiatric confinement and imprisonment.   Two women, Larisa Vdovina and human rights defender Elena Urlaeva, were forcibly confined in a psychiatric hospital at the end of August. The… Continue reading 02.07-12-AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

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