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Uzbekistan: Russian Authorities Complicit in Forcibly Returning Hundreds of Asylum-Seekers and Migrants to Face Torture


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Uzbekistan: Russian Authorities Complicit in Forcibly Returning Hundreds of Asylum-Seekers and Migrants to Face Torture

Mirsobir Khamidkariev, an Uzbekistani film producer and businessman, was forcibly returned from Russia, tortured and sent to a prison camp

Hundreds of asylum-seekers, refugees and migrant workers have been deported and even abducted in forced returns from Russia to Uzbekistan, where they have been subjected to torture, said Amnesty International in a briefing released today.