Muminov, Otabek

State of concern: .
Original citizenship: .
Alleged affiliation: Hizb ut-Tahrir.
Which stages experienced: not Stage 1   not Stage 2   Stage 3
Class of most serious incident: .
Date of most serious incident: 2007.
Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .
Exiled? Yes.
Category of exile: .

Who, Why and How exiled: Otabek Muminov, accused of being a member of the banned Hizb-ut-Tahrir party, fled Uzbekistan in 2001 for Kyrgyzstan (Amnesty International, 2008).

Stage 3 details (attack/ abduction/ rendition/ torture/ assassination/ death): Muminov was detained in Osh in 2006 and sentenced to three years imprisonment in April 2007 for inciting religious hatred and illegally crossing the border. He was secretly deported from Kyrgyzstan in June, a month after the authorities received an extradition request from Uzbekistan (Amnesty International, 2008).

Press sources: Amnesty International (2008) Europe and Central Asia Summary of Amnesty International’s Concerns in the Region, July - December 2007