URGENT APPEAL – THE OBSERVATORY
UZB 007 / 0809 / OBS 118
Release / Arbitrary detention /
Serious health deterioration
August 20, 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.
The Observatory has been informed by reliable sources about the release of Mr. Abdulsattor Irzaev, Head of the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan (HRSU) section in the district of Ishtikhan (Samarkand region).