Mamashev, Bakhtier

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State of concern: .

Who, Why and How exiled:

Together with  Kadirzhanov and Saliyev he lived in the Jalal Abad region of Kyrgyzstan. After the mass disorders and inter-ethnic clashes in June 2010,  the three men fled together to Russia for fear of the ethnically motivated violence or any future persecution. (European Court of Human Rights, 2014).

Category of exile: . (Definitions here.)
Alleged affiliation: Osh 2010.

See also Kadirzhanov and Saliyev in our Database

Which stages experienced: Stage 1   Stage 2   not Stage 3. (Definitions here.)
Date of most serious incident: 2012.
Violence experienced: .

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

On the 24th August 2010, the Kyrgyz authorities charged Mamashev with violent crimes committed during the course of the violence in June 2010. Kadirzhanov was charged in absentia with the same on 3rd October 2011. Both names were added to the international wanted list (European Court of Human Rights,  2014).

Stage 2 details (arrest/ detention/ extradition):

On the 6th February 2012, Mamashev was arrested in Moscow and placed in a remand prison. It appears that this was the first time he learnt about the charges against him in Kyrgyzstan. A formal extradition request was lodged on 16th March 2012. Kadirzhanov was arrested in Orel on the 14th May 2012 and it similarly appears to be the first time he had learnt about charges against him in Kyrgyzstan. An extradition request was submitted on the 12th June 2012 (European Court of Human Rights, 2014).

International arrest warrant: .

Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .

Legal status (refugee/ asylum seeker/ resident):

Arrested together with Kadirzhanov, both men applied for refugee status after their arrests, both were rejected due to a lack of evidence for the mistreatment they would face in Kyrgyzstan. The extradition request was rejected by the ECHR (European Court of Human Rights,  2014).

Current status:

On the 31st July 2013, Mamashev’s release was ordered in Moscow, due to interim measures under Rule 39 of the Rules of Court had been indicated in respect of the applicant. Kardizhanov was released from custody shortly after the Orel regional deputy prosecutor reasoned that the examination of the case would take longer than the maximum period of detention (25th September 2013) (European Court of Human Rights, 2014).

Legal sources:

European Court of Human Rights, 2014. "CASE OF KADIRZHANOV AND MAMASHEV v. RUSSIA".  17th July 2014. [Online]. Available at: