Further information on UA 413/92 (EUR 60/01/92, 23 December and correction of same date) - Tadzhikistan: possible extrajudicial executions / fear of extrajudicial executions: Akhmed Shakh Kamil, Mubarak Shakhov Khushbakht and "Sultan"
Three independent journalists were reportedly extrajudicially executed in Dushanbe between 20 and 22 December 1992. They were said to have been detained in the street and summarily executed by pro-government forces subordinate to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The dead men were apparently suspected of being members of the opposition. A number of other journalists have reportedly fled the city and their publications have closed down.