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Kyrgyzstan: Life of human rights defender at risk

By Amnesty International, , Index number: EUR 58/003/2010

Human rights defender and ethnic Uzbek, Azimzhan Askarov, was detained on 15 June in southern Kyrgyzstan. It has been reported that he is being tortured, denied medical care and his life is in danger. He is a prisoner of conscience and must be released immediately.

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