Umirov, Sadirbek

State of concern: .
Original citizenship: .
Alleged affiliation: Cleric, Warriors of Islam.
Which stages experienced: Stage 1   Stage 2   not Stage 3
Class of most serious incident: .
Date of most serious incident: 2010.
Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .
Exiled? Yes.
Category of exile: .

Who, Why and How exiled: In September 2009 he left Uzbekistan for Russia where he settled in the Moscow region(ECHR, 2012).

Stage 1 details (accusations/ charges/ Interpol notice/ extradition requests): He was put on a wanted list in Uzbekistan for being a member of the Warriors of Islam, considered an extremist religious organisation by the Uzbek authorities ( ECHR, 2012).

Stage 2 details (arrest/ detention/ extradition): He was arrested in Krasngorsk (Russia) in May 2010 and extradition proceedings were launched against him (ECHR, 2012).

Other actions during Stages 1–3 (dispossession/ overseas assets frozen/ intimidation/ action against associates/ …): non specified

Legal status (refugee/ asylum seeker/ resident): He was released from custody in November 2011 and granted temporary asylum by the Russian authorities in 2012 (Sputnik, 2012).

Current status: non specified

Press sources: Sputnik, "European Court Forbids Extradition for 'Extremist' Uzbek", 18 September, 2012. [Online]. Available at:

Legal sources: European Court of Human Rights, " CASE OF UMIROV v. RUSSIA", 18 September, 2012. [Online]. Available at: