Belyalov, Viktor

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State of concern: .

Who, Why and How exiled:

Co-founder of Ashgabat Computer Club and World With Internet. In 2004, he was forced to flee Turkmenistan when co-founders of the clubs were arrested (Fergana News, 2004).

Category of exile: . (Definitions here.)

Which stages experienced: Stage 1   not Stage 2   not Stage 3. (Definitions here.)
Date of most serious incident: 2004.
Violence experienced: .

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

In 2004 his colleagues, Mamur Atayev, Seiran Mamedov, and Davlet Niyazdurdyev, were taken into custody. Upon hearing of their arrest, Belyalov fled Turkmenistan, whilst the authorities began to arrest a number of his students (Fergana News, 2004).

International arrest warrant: .

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Press sources:

Fergana News (2004). Organizers of a computer club and its visitors arrested in Turkmenistan. [online] Fergananews.Com. Available at: [Accessed 15 Apr. 2018].