Babadjanov, Validjon

Gender: .
State of concern: .

Who, Why and How exiled:

After the May 2005 events in Andijan, 400 other residents of Andijan, including Babadjanov, escaped to the city of Osh (Kyrgyzstan).

Category of exile: . (Definitions here.)
Alleged affiliation: 2005 Andijan Uprising.

Which stages experienced: not Stage 1   Stage 2   Stage 3. (Definitions here.)
Date of most serious incident: 2006.
Violence experienced: .

Stage 1 details (accusations/ charges/ Interpol notice/ extradition requests):

He is  wanted due to witnessing government troops shooting on protesters.

Stage 2 details (arrest/ detention/ extradition):

Detained in the basement of National Security Services building in Uzbekistan as of August 2006 (Atayeva,2012).

Stage 3 details (attack/ abduction/ rendition/ torture/ assassination/ death):

Kidnapped on 16 August 2006 by the Uzbek National Security Service in Kyrgyzstan and transferred to Uzbekistan (Atayeva,2012; ИНСТИТУТ СТРАН СНГ ИНСТИТУТ ДИАСПОРЫ И ИНТЕГРАЦИИ, 2006).

International arrest warrant: .

Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .

Current status:


Press sources:

Nadejda Atayeva, "The Karimov Regime is Accused of Terrorist Activities: Аn Attempt on the Life of Political Émigré Obidkhon Nazarov," February 29, 2012. [Online]. Available at:

ИНСТИТУТ СТРАН СНГ ИНСТИТУТ ДИАСПОРЫ И ИНТЕГРАЦИИ: СТРАНЫ СНГ. "Русские и русскоязычные в новом зарубежье". ИНФОРМАЦИОННО-АНАЛИТИЧЕСКИЙ БЮЛЛЕТЕНЬ № 153, September 15, 2006.[Online]. Available at: