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Ukraine: Uzbekistani journalist at risk of extradition: Narzullo Akhunzhonov

, Index number: EUR 50/7256/2017

Journalist and poet Narzullo Akhunzhonov was detained by Ukrainian border guards on 20 September, following an Interpol Red Notice requested by Uzbekistan. He remains remanded in custody, pending a formal extradition request from the Uzbekistani authorities. If forcibly returned to Uzbekistan, he would be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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