Velsapar, Akmuhamed

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Who, Why and How exiled:

Velsapar is a Turkmen journalist who was persecuted by the regime and left the country in 1993 (Wikileaks, 2009). He has since resided in Sweden (Wikilieaks, 2009).

Category of exile: . (Definitions here.)
Alleged affiliation: Journalist.

Which stages experienced: Stage 1   not Stage 2   not Stage 3. (Definitions here.)
Date of most serious incident: 1993.
Violence experienced: .

Stage 1 details (accusations/ charges/ Interpol notice/ extradition requests):

Velsapar has been persecuted by the regime (Wikileaks, 2009).

International arrest warrant: .

Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .

Current status:


Press sources:

WikiLeaks. (2009). Turkmenistan: Government Critic Feels the Heat. Available: Last accessed 10th April 2018.