Kholov, Ismoil

State of concern: .
Original citizenship: .
Alleged affiliation: Group of 24.
Which stages experienced: Stage 1   Stage 2   not Stage 3
Class of most serious incident: .
Date of most serious incident: 2015.
Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .
Exiled? Yes.
Category of exile: .

Who, Why and How exiled: He has been detained in Russia with other 4 young activists (Sohibnazar Abdunazarov, Abdurahim Vosiev, Mekhrubon Sattorov, Firuzsho Loikov, and Tagoymurod Mahmadiev) of the "Group of 24"  at the request of the Tajik authorities ( Novaya Gazeta, 2016)

Stage 1 details (accusations/ charges/ Interpol notice/ extradition requests): Accused of being a member of Group 24 and charged for conducting  extremist activities (Radio Free Europe, 2016; Novaya Gazeta, 2016).

Stage 2 details (arrest/ detention/ extradition): Detained in Moscow and is awaiting his extradition.

Current status: In detention in Moscow ( Novaya Gazeta, 2016)

Press sources: Radio Free Europe/ Liberty, 'Таджикская оппозиция: кто на воле, а кто под арестом', 26th April 2016. [Online]. Available at: (Last accessed on 12th May 2016). Radio Free Europe/ Liberty, 'Активист «Группы 24» бежал из-под ареста в России', 24th January 2016. [Online]. Available at: (Last accessed on 12th May 2016) Novaya Gazeta, "Таджикская активистка освобождена из брестского СИЗО", 28th February, 2017. [Online]. Available at: