Kayumov, Bobojon

Gender: .
State of concern: .

Who, Why and How exiled:

He is a Turkey-based Islamic Revival Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) activist (Human Rights Watch, 2017).

Category of exile: . (Definitions here.)

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

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

On July 7 and 8, several security service officers in the southern city of Kulob threatened Bobojon Kayumov’s mother and father at their family home. The officers stated that unless Kayumov ended his opposition work and specifically refrained from participating in the Dortmund conference they would “demolish” the family’s home. The officers then forced the two to record a videotaped statement condemning their son’s activities. On July 9, officers detained Kayumov’s father, holding him at the Kulob city security services facility until nighttime, and repeatedly interrogated him (Human Rights Watch, 2017)

International arrest warrant: .

Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .

Current status:

He is based in Turkey ( Human Rights Watch, 2017).

Press sources:

Human Rights Watch, 2017. 'Tajikistan: Stop Persecuting Opposition Families US, EU Should Urgently Address Retaliation'. Jul 18, 2017. [Online]. Available at: https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/07/18/tajikistan-stop-persecuting-opposition-families