Yuldashev, Murod

State of concern: .
Original citizenship: .
Alleged affiliation: 2005 Andijan Uprising, Other activist.
Which stages experienced: Stage 1   Stage 2   Stage 3
Class of most serious incident: .
Date of most serious incident: 2013.
Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .
Exiled? Yes.
Category of exile: , .

Who, Why and How exiled: Prior to May 2005 Murod lived and worked in Uzbekistan in a shoe factory. On 13 May 2005 he  and his colleagues attended a demonstration held on Bobur square in Andijan, Uzbekistan. The meeting was organised to protest against government policies. At some point the authorities opened fire on the protesters. He managed to escape from the square. When he returned home his relatives told him that he was being sought by the Uzbek law-enforcement agencies on suspicion of organising the events in Andijan ( ECHR, 2010)

Stage 1 details (accusations/ charges/ Interpol notice/ extradition requests): He was charged in abstenia with the alleged charges of commission of terrorist acts, membership of extremist organisations, attempts to overthrow the State's constitutional order and organisation of mass disorder. On 26 November 2007 the Uzbek Prosecutor General's Office requested the Russian Prosecutor General's Office for his extradition. ( ECHR, 2010).

Stage 2 details (arrest/ detention/ extradition):  On 31 October 2007 the applicant was arrested in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on the grounds that his name had been put on a cross-border wanted list by the Uzbek authorities ( ECHR, 2010).

Stage 3 details (attack/ abduction/ rendition/ torture/ assassination/ death): On 8 March 2013 at approximately 10:30am Yuldashev, was attacked by two unidentified individuals. He was draged into a car With the help of two passersby, he was able to fight off his assailants ( HRO, org., 2013)

Other actions during Stages 1–3 (dispossession/ overseas assets frozen/ intimidation/ action against associates/ …): On March 7, Mudor's wife notice they were followed by a car with 3 men with Asian appearance. They received a call in Uzbek to their appartment demanding that they opened the principal door, no one came in ( HRO. org., 2013).

Legal status (refugee/ asylum seeker/ resident): The applicant's request for asylum was refused on December 2009. Pending proceedings, since 11st February 2010, for temporary asylum request ( ECHR, 2010). The applicant requested for asylum on 2008, however the Moscow FMS rejected the applicant's request on the grounds that there was no real risk of him being ill-treated in Uzbekistan ( ECHR, 2010)

Current status: Pending asylumn status, however the European Human Rights Court established that in any case of extradition, Russia will be violating Article 3 of the Convention ( ECHR, 2010).

Press sources: HRO., org. 2013. "Refugees in Russia: Is there a light at the end of the tunnel?", 11 March, 2013. [Online]. Available at: http://hro.rightsinrussia.info/archive/refugees-idps/asylum/expedite

Legal sources: European Court of Human Rights, 2010."Case of YULDASHEV v. RUSSIA", 22 November, 2010. [Online]. Available at:http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-99796