Umirov, Sadirbek

Gender: .
State of concern: .

Who, Why and How exiled:

In September 2009 he left Uzbekistan for Russia where he settled in the Moscow region (ECHR, 2012).

Category of exile: . (Definitions here.)
Alleged affiliation: Cleric, Warriors of Islam.

Which stages experienced: Stage 1   Stage 2   not Stage 3. (Definitions here.)
Date of most serious incident: 2010.
Violence experienced: .

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).

International arrest warrant: .

Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .

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:

Assumed to be still in Russia.

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: