Uzbekistan: Khazratkul Khudayberdi
Khazratkul Khudayberdi, a member of the opposition Birlik movement and of the organizing committee of Milli Mejlis, a non-violent social organization, was arrested on 9 December 1992 in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan. He is being held in the investigation-isolation prison of the National Security Service in Tashkent, reportedly charged with "calling for the violent overthrow of the state and social system". The charge relates to his activities in connection with the foundation of Milli Mejlis. AI considers him to be a prisoner of conscience and is calling for his immediate and unconditional release.