Who, Why and How exiled: Fled Uzbekistan for Kyrgyzstan with his family in 2008, fearing religious persecution (HRW, 2013)
Stage 1 details (accusations/ charges/ Interpol notice/ extradition requests): Wanted in Uzbekistan for crimes including terrorism, attempting to overthrow the constitutional order and participating in a religious extremist organisation. (HRW, 2013; Ferghana news, 2013)
Stage 2 details (arrest/ detention/ extradition): Arrested and detained by Kyrgyz authorities in October 2010 following an extradition request from Uzbekistan. Released in February 2011 after Kyrgyz courts declined the extradition request on the grounds that he had been awarded UNHCR status. Detained again in December 2011, but released the same day. In February 2013, was reported missing in Bishkek. (HRW, 2013)
Stage 3 details (attack/ abduction/ rendition/ torture/ assassination/ death): Located in April 2013 in a pretrial detention center in Andijan, Uzbekistan. Human rights activists say Uzbek authorities may have abducted him. (Ferghana News, 2013)
Legal status (refugee/ asylum seeker/ resident): Granted UNHCR refugee status (Human Rights Watch, 2013).
Current status: In prison in Andijan ( Ferghana news, 2013).
Press sources: Ferghana News, 2013. "Пропавший в Кыргызстане беженец Шухрат Мусин обнаружен в андижанской тюрьме". 15 April, 2013. [Online]. Available at: http://www.fergananews.com/news/20521 Human Rights Watch, 2013. "Kyrgyzstan: Locate Missing Uzbek Refugee," 25 February, 2013 [Online]. Available at:https://www.hrw.org/news/2013/02/25/kyrgyzstan-locate-missing-uzbek-refugee.