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Uzbekistan: Fear of torture / Fear for safety, Yusuf Dzhumaev, poet.

, Index number: EUR 62/017/2001

Uzbek poet Yusuf Dzhumaev, a member of the banned secular opposition movement Birlik ("Unity"), was arrested on 23 October. He has reportedly been tortured, while held in the basement of the National Security Service (SNB) detention facility in the city of Bukhara.

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