Ghozi, Said Kiyomiddin

Gender: .
State of concern: .

Who, Why and How exiled:

Eshnoni Kiyomiddin was one of the well-known clerics in the 1990s, and the main opposition figures in 1991-1992, in the period immediately before the civil war ( Akhbor, 2017).

Category of exile: . (Definitions here.)

Which stages experienced: not Stage 1   not Stage 2   Stage 3. (Definitions here.)
Date of most serious incident: 2017.
Violence experienced: .

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

He was removed from an aeroplane due to depart from St Peterburg to Turkey on 20 November, 2017, and subsequently extradited to Tajikistan, possibly via Iran (Akhbor, 2017).

International arrest warrant: .

Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .

Current status:

On 31 May 2017, the 66-year-old was sentenced to 25 years in prison for "provoking national, racial, religious and religious hatred", "betraying the state" and "public invitation to change the constitutional order" ( Akhbor, 2018).

Press sources:

Akhbor (2017). "БОЗДОШТ ВА ИСТИРДОДИ ЭШОНИ ҚИЁМИДДИНИ ҒОЗӢ". 21.11.2017. [Online]Available at: