Halimov, Amirhamza

Gender: .
State of concern: .

Who, Why and How exiled:

Halimov fled his native country Tajikistan to escape the war at the beginning of the 90's into Afghanistan. He decided not to return as he is a dissident and feared repercussions because of his anti-regime activity if returning (Deutsche Welle, 2013). At some point Halimov entered Pakistan and submitted an application with UNHCR sub-office Peshawar to get refugee status. A decision on that application is not known (Dawn newspaper, 2003).

Category of exile: . (Definitions here.)
Alleged affiliation: Opposition group.

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International arrest warrant: .

Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: , .

Legal status (refugee/ asylum seeker/ resident):

His status is unclear (as of 2013) as Afghanistan has no asylum legislation (Deutsche Welle, 2013).

Current status:


Press sources:

Deutsche Welle, 2013 (www.dw.com), , ‘Seeking Asylum in Afghanistan | DW | 28.04.2013’, DW.COM<https://www.dw.com/en/seeking-asylum-in-afghanistan/a-16774149> [accessed 2 June 2019]
Dawn newspaper, 2003, ‘PESHAWAR: Tajik Family Seeks Asylum’, DAWN.COM, 2003 <http://www.dawn.com/news/93785> [accessed 2 June 2019]