Uzbekistan: Azam Farmonov and Alisher Karamatov: human rights defenders continue to serve long prison sentences amid claims that they are being tortured: Appeal case

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: EUR 62/003/2008

Amnesty International calls for immediate and unconditional release of prisoners of conscience Azam Farmonov and Alisher Karamatov, members of the independent Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan (HRSU). They continue to serve long sentences having been convicted after an unfair trial in June 2006; according to their relatives, the two men are being subjected to torture or other ill-treatment in prison.

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