Uzbekistan: Further Information on torture/health concern/possible prisoner of conscience: Ikhtior KHAMROEV

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: EUR 62/009/2007

On 10 December 2007, Ikhtior Khamroev, student aged 22, was released from the prison punishment cell to which he had been confined for 10 days. He told his father, human rights defender Bakhtior Khamroev, that he had been beaten, and that he had cut himself in the abdomen in protest at his ill-treatment. He is serving a three-year prison sentence handed down in September 2006.

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