Misrikhanov, Timur

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Who, Why and How exiled:

Head of the Association of Independent Lawyers of Turkmenistan, based in the Netherlands. Also NBCentral Asia Expert (Humans Rights Watch, 2005; IWPR, 2011).

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Alleged affiliation: Civil society.

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Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .

Current status:

Currently a leading voice in highlighting acts of human rights violations in Turkmenistan. Also Chairs the Association of Independent Lawyers of Turkmenistan, based in the Netherlands (Civic Solidarity, 2018; IPHR, 2018).

Press sources:

Civic Solidarity (2018). 15 Years of Secrecy and Despair: Urgent International Actions are Needed to End Disappearances in Turkmen Prisons. [online] Civicsolidarity.org. Available at: https://www.civicsolidarity.org/article/1530/15-years-secrecy-and-despair-urgent-international-actions-are-needed-end-disappearances [Accessed 5 Mar. 2018].

Human Rights Watch (2005). UN Should Respond to Turkmen Abuses. [online] Human Rights Watch. Available at: https://www.hrw.org/news/2005/03/16/un-should-respond-turkmen-abuses [Accessed 5 Mar. 2018].

Institute for War and Peace Reporting (2011). Fear and Repression in “Reformed” Turkmenistan. [online] Institute for War and Peace Reporting. Available at: https://iwpr.net/global-voices/fear-and-repression-%E2%80%9Creformed%E2%80%9D-turkmenistan [Accessed 5 Mar. 2018].

International Partnership for Human Rights (2016). The UN Committee against Torture examines the situation in Turkmenistan. [online] IPHR. Available at: http://iphronline.org/un-cat-examines-turkmenistan-20161121.html [Accessed 5 Mar. 2018].