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China/Uzbekistan: Further information on Fear of torture or ill-treatment/Forcible return/Fear of death penalty: Husein Dzhelil (known as Huseyin Celil)

, Index number: ASA 17/037/2006

Husein Dzhelil, (known as Huseyin Celil) aged 37, Canadian citizen who is originally from China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), is being held in incommunicado detention in China after being forcibly returned from Uzbekistan at the end of June. He is at risk of serious human rights violations, including torture or other ill-treatment, and possibly the death penalty if tried and convicted of a 'serious crime'.

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