of the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan
UZB 008 / 1109 / OBS 167
Assault / Harassment
November 16, 2009
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Uzbekistan.
Jizak activists beaten up for meeting dissident
Uznews.net – Police officers beat up two human rights activists – Bahtiyor Hamrayev and Mamir Azimov – for meeting the leader of the Birdamlik (Solidarity) movement, Bahodir Choriyev, in Jizak yesterday.